Robison “Rob” Harrell

About Robison “Rob” Harrell

Robison “Rob” Harrell has been practicing law for 46 years. Following graduation from law school, he was recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for having the highest score on the statewide Florida Bar Exam. After working for the Florida Legislature and serving as an Air Force attorney for five years, he entered private law practice. For the past 30 years, his practice has been devoted to adoption law. He has been a member of the prestigious American Academy of Adoption Attorneys for more almost 16 years.  A founding director of the Florida Adoption Council, he has served as a director for 16 years and as the Council’s president for seven years.  He has served as president of the Florida Association of Adoption Lawyers, and as Executive Director of New Hope Adoptions, a Florida licensed non-profit adoption agency. He was recently awarded the Florida Adoption Council’s prestigious statewide Adoption Star Award, and the Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Most importantly, Rob is an adoptive father.


Areas of Practice

Highest Score on Statewide Florida Bar Exam
Florida Adoption Council Adoption Star Award
Florida Adoption Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. Federal Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence Magna Cum Laude (with High Honors)
President – Student Bar Association
Gold Key National Scholastic and Leadership Fraternity
Omicron Delta Kappa Scholastic Honorary Fraternity

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida B.S., Bachelor of Science
Major: (Accounting 3.6 GPA)
Beta Alpha Psi National Accounting Honorary Fraternity
Beta Gamma Sigma National Scholastic Honorary Fraternity

Ancillary Businesses
New Hope Adoption Agency, Executive Director
Robison R. Harrell & Associates, P.A. (Law Firm)

Contact Information
Location: (Main Office) 3 Clifford Drive, Shalimar, Florida 32579

Phone: (850) 651-5225
Fax: (850) 651-3210