John A. Salcedo

The Mineo Salcedo Law Firm - Property Claim Lawyers


Attorney John A. Salcedo has been a member of the South Florida Community all of his life.  Born and raised in Hollywood, Florida, John graduated from Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory in 1998.

John A. Salcedo attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and graduated in 2002 with a Major in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Sociology.  He returned to Broward County to continue his education at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center where he earned his Juris Doctorate and graduated with honors in 2005.  It was there that he developed and honed the legal research and writing skills that would later prove valuable as a litigator.

Since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005, John has focused his legal career on Civil Litigation.  Mr. Salcedo was a Senior Litigation Attorney as well as a Litigation Supervising Attorney for one of South Florida’s largest Foreclosure firms. His position allowed him to travel throughout the State and litigate in almost every County, from the Key West to the Panhandle. In addition to handling complex litigation issues in the courtroom, John Salcedo was in charge of training and supervising a team of associate attorneys.

John now uses his years of Civil Litigation experience to represent individuals and companies who have not received the full benefit of their insurance policy.  His goal is to level the playing field for those embroiled in disputes with insurance companies.

When not zealously advocating for his clients in the courtroom, John enjoys spending family time with his wife and two young daughters.  He is a volunteer coach for the pee wee soccer league in his neighborhood and also volunteers his time to provide pro bono legal services to the indigent.


Peter John Mineo

Peter John Mineo


Peter John Mineo is a native of South Florida, and has resided here his entire life. His legal training and familiarity with the court room first began during his childhood when he would frequently spend time at his father’s law office and accompany him to court to observe trials. Even from a young age he knew he wanted to become a lawyer, and as a result participated in the debate team and forensics club during his school years.

Peter graduated from Chaminade Madonna College Preparatory in 1998 and went on to attend college at the University of Central Florida from which he graduated in 2002 with his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in History.

In 2002, Peter enrolled in law school at Nova University’s Shepard Broad Law Center where he was named the school’s prestigious Goodwin Scholar, which carried with it an award of a full three year academic scholarship. Following his first semester of law school, Peter married his college sweetheart. Throughout law school Peter worked at the law offices of Mineo & Dellapina as a law clerk, where he endured rigorous training under his father, Peter Mineo, Jr., attending court regularly and drafting pleadings and motions to get the sort of actual on the job training law school often fails to provide.

Peter earned his Juris Doctorate was admitted to the Florida Bar as a practicing attorney in 2005. He then joined the law offices of Mineo & Dellapina as an associate attorney, and then was a partner in the subsequent entities of Mineo & Mineo, where he first began practicing in the area of first party property insurance in 2008, and now The Mineo Salcedo Law Firm.

In his early career, Peter was a general practitioner and quickly gathered a wide array of experience as a litigator practicing law in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal law, corporate law, contracts, insurance law, foreclosure, international law, internet law, collection law, fraud and family law, including cases involving domestic/child abuse.

Peter is currently a specialist with many years of experience in the area of first party property insurance claims. He represents and is a zealous advocate for home owners, restoration and remediation companies and other vendors against insurance companies on property claims which have been underpaid or denied.

Peter currently resides in Cooper City, Florida with his wife and their four children.


Peter Mineo Jr.

Peter Mineo Jr


In 1977, Mr. Mineo graduated from Biscayne College (now St. Thomas University) with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. His background in the field of accounting gives him an enormous advantage in addressing complex financial matters presented in divorce litigation.

In 1981, Mr. Mineo graduated from Nova University Law School. His entire third year of law school was spent as a clinical intern in the Broward County Public Defenders Office. This gave him the unique experience of having tried more than twenty cases before juries to verdict, before becoming a member of the bar.

In October of 1981, Mr. Mineo was sworn in as a member of the Florida Bar and worked as an assistant Public Defender. He was one of three persons hired from more than 40 applicants.

In 1982, he opened his own practice as a trial lawyer. He ultimately formed the firm, Mineo Booth & George, P.A., where he remained Senior Partner for many years.

Early in his career, Mr. Mineo handled a varied case load including Plaintiff Personal Injury, Family Law and Medical Negligence litigation and General Civil litigation. He has tried over two hundred cases to verdict over his career. Many of these cases were complex medical negligence matters which are considered the most difficult and most challenging of all cases.

He has successfully tried Family Law cases for high net worth clients, Medical Negligence cases for both plaintiffs and defendants, Wrongful Death cases for both plaintiffs and defendants, Products Liability cases involving serious injuries, Accident cases involving serious injuries and major civil litigation involving business disputes, including numerous legal malpractice claims.

Thereafter, Mr. Mineo was the founding and Senior Partner in the law firm of Mineo & Dellapina.

In 2005, Mr. Mineo was pleased to begin practicing with his son, Peter John Mineo,  and later started the firm of Mineo & Mineo, P.A together which eventually grew into the current Mineo Salcedo Law Firm.

Mr. Mineo maintains a very active and busy trial practice. He now limits his practice to cases involving high net worth individuals in civil matters and family law and those persons who have been catastrophically injured through the fault of others.

Representative cases:

The following are representative cases of the many hundreds of cases handled by Peter Mineo, Jr.

  • Cooper Smith v. Cooper Smith
    Permanent periodic alimony award in excess of $2 million dollars – 1982.
  • Business Partner v. Business Partners (identities confidential)
    Recovery: $13 million
    Involved one partner stealing from another and required litigation in two U.S. jurisdictions and four foreign countries.
  • Business Partner v. Two Law Firms (identities confidential)
    It also included successfully suing two of the clients law firms who collectively paid more than
    $5,000,000 to the client.
  • Johnson v. Chrysler
    Involved a park to reverse case over a Dodge Ram Pickup Truck. The Plaintiff suffered a serious injury. Recovery: $2,000,000
  • Mowle v. George May, M.D.
    Involved the failure to timely treat a leg injury. Recovery: $800,000
  • Steinberg v. George May, M.D.
    Involved in the wrongful amputation of Plaintiff’s leg. Jury verdict: $1,500,000
  • Scott v. Travel Equipment Co.
    Failure of an emergency exit in a motor home. Leg injury. Recovery: $675,000
  • Bariton v. 3 Physicians (identities confidential)
    Delay in diagnosis of Lymphoma. Recovery: $1,400,000
  • USA v. Squartino
    73 felony counts. Not guilty on all counts
  • Dailey v. Palermo
    Medical negligence matter ultimately badly handled by prior law firm.
    Recovery: $300,000.00.
  • Dailey v. Law Firm (identity confidential)
    Legal malpractice case involving lawyers’ failure to properly handle Dailey v. Palermo.
    Recovery: $1.6 million dollars.
  • Masters v. Jasper Construction Co., et al.
    Auto accident related to improper actions during I-95 expansion project.
    Recovery: $1.4 million dollars.