Richard M. Knellinger – Attorney in Gainesville, FL

President – practicing law since 1974

Richard M. Knellinger

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

Phone: (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 – Past 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.

Attorney Richard Knellinger Gainesville FL

Attorney Richard Knellinger attending the United States Supreme Court Reception

Mr. Knellinger attended the United States Supreme Court reception for the American Inns of Court in November 2016 on behalf of the Gerald T. Bennett Inn of Court in Gainesville, Florida associated with the Levin College of Law. The Inn has met the highest Platinum status for its performance for several years in a row.