Criminal Defense Attorney

Clients of the firm benefit from Michelle’s experience as a private practitioner and from her previous experience as an Assistant Public Defender who handled thousands of cases at the misdemeanor and felony levels. Prior to opening her office in 2006, Michelle served as an Assistant Public Defender in the nationally recognized office of the Public Defender for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County, Florida. She has trained new attorneys on motion practice, litigation, and plea negotiation. During her legal career, Michelle has represented clients charged with virtually every crime, including:

  • Armed drug trafficking
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Cocaine Possession/Sale
  • Corruption
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Kidnapping
  • Mail Fraud
  • Marijuana Possession/Sale
  • Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Racketeering/RICO offenses
  • Theft
  • Sexual Battery
  • Structuring
  • Wire Fraud

Related Services

Many of the firm’s clients find that their criminal cases carry other consequences related to their professional licenses, driver’s licenses, voting and firearm rights, employment opportunities, and online reputation. The firm assists these clients with managing those issues so that the criminal case has as little impact as possible on the clients’ lives outside the courtroom.