Robert O’Malley

Robert O’Malley is a Partner at Tyson & Mendes’ Ft. Lauderdale office. He brings more than two decades of experience to defending clients in auto, civil litigation, trucking and transportation, and premises liability cases. He also has significant capabilities handling personal injury claims involving surgeries, catastrophic loss, and traumatic brain injury.

Mr. O’Malley’s extensive trial experience includes defending individuals, corporations and insurance companies throughout the State of Florida.  Among his trial results are victories involving allegations of traumatic brain injury, multiple surgeries, and implantation of spinal stimulators.  He successfully defended a rideshare driver against allegations of traumatic brain injury and permanent injuries, including back surgery, in Palm Beach County.  He successfully represented a lawyer in Broward County who was involved in an admitted liability case involving multiple back surgeries and implantation of a spinal cord stimulator; the jury returned a zero verdict.  Among his other trial victories, Mr. O’Malley also successfully defended Ruby Tuesday’s in Martin County from a patron who slipped and fell, resulting in a fractured hip.

Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Mr. O’Malley was a partner at a large Florida law firm. He has tried cases throughout the State of Florida. In 2010, Mr. O’Malley was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Mr. O’Malley earned his J.D. from The Florida International University School of Law, where served on the Board of Advocates and participated in Moot Court. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from The Florida International University.

A South Florida native, in his free time Mr. O’Malley enjoys sports, hiking, paddle boarding and sprint triathlons.