Marcelo Gomez was born in Colombia, South America. He came to the United States at the early age of 5 and has lived the majority of his life in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating from Pine Crest Preparatory High School, he attended and graduated from the University of Florida in 1989 and received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1992. While attending law school he worked at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office in the homicide unit. Upon graduating from law school, Marcelo worked as a civil litigator with several high profile law firms in the Miami area. Eventually, Marcelo went off on his own and co-founded the law firm of Schiller, Kessler & Gomez, PLC, PLC in 2003.
Marcelo is a member of Florida Bar, the Broward Hispanic Bar Association and is an active member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. He is also a founding member of the Colombian-American Bar Association which was created in the year 2000 to help and assist people in need of legal assistance who cannot afford legal representation.
Over the years Marcelo has been hosted on several television and radio programs as being an expert in the area of personal injury law. He also currently hosts daily and weekly radio programs all over the state.
As an attorney, Marcelo has always taken pride in giving clients the utmost professional and personal service. He has been an active volunteer within the Hispanic community and has participated in many pro bono programs for the needy.