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Douglas W Grissinger

Douglas W Grissinger

North Port, Florida

Mellor & Grissinger was founded in 1975 by Cord C. Mellor and is located in North Port, Florida. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to individuals and small businesses in the North Port area, as well as to out-of-state residents with interests in the area.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Estate & Gift Taxation
  • Estate Administration
  • Taxation Law
  • Dissolution
  • Elder Law
  • Trusts
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1994


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. - 1989
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Major: International Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Port Florida Rotary, Treasurer, 1993 - 1994
  • North Port Florida Rotary, Secretary, 1994
  • North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, President, 1994


  • Phi Alpha Delta

Mellor, Grissinger & Backo, LLP of North Port serves clients from throughout surrounding Southwest Florida counties, Sarasota County, Lee County, Charlotte County and DeSoto County, including the communities of North Port, Venice, Port Charlotte, North Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Englewood, Rotonda, Boca Grande and Gasparilla Island.