Richard M. Knellinger – Attorney, Gainesville, FL

President – practicing law since 1974

Richard M. Knellinger

2815 N.W. 13th Street, Suite 305
Bank of America Building
Gainesville, Florida 32609

(352) 373-3334 (Local)

Fax: (352) 376-1214


Legal Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Civil Appeals (Appellate Law)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Pet Trust
  • Guardianships

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1974


University of Florida College of Law Gainesville, Florida
J.D. – 1974

University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
B.A. – 1971

St Petersburg Junior College Clearwater, Florida
A.A. – 1969

Representative Clients:

SunTrust Bank

Honors and Awards:

Richard Knellinger has an AV ® Peer Review Rating - the highest rating bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell

Richard Knellinger has an AV ® Peer Review Rating (the highest rating bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell)(*)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Eighth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission,Commissioner, 2010 – 2013
Eighth Judicial Bar Association, Past President/Chairman
Gainesville Jaycees, Past President/Chairman
Gainesville Area Innovation Network, Past President/Chairman
Big Brothers of Alachua County Inc., Past President/Chairman
Alachua County Fair Association, Past Board Member
Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, Past Board Member
Rotary Club of Gainesville, Past Member
Licensing Executive Society, an organization specializing in intellectual property issues – Current Member
Florida Bar, Family & Business Law Sections Member
Lecturer on Business Formation for such organizations as SCORE and private enterprises
Bennett Inn of Court, Gainesville, Florida – Board Director and Member

* CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

** Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.