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Why Michael Hines Law?

In a word: experience. Not just experience in the courtroom as an assistant state attorney prosecuting more than 30 cases. Or experience outside the legal world, working right next to you. But in the trenches, too.

Michael Hines was a police officer, police detective and a petty officer in the U.S. Navy. He is a father, a husband, and a relentless believer that with hard work and tenacity, the sky is the limit. He’s grounded, genuine and straight up about what’s right and wrong — all of which serves his clients well.

The Law Offices of Michael Hines serves Florida’s First Coast including Duval, St. Johns and Volusia County. We have offices in St. Augustine and Daytona, and an incredible support team with top-notch credentials and experience. If you want more information, Michael Hines offers a free, 30-minute consultation. Once you meet him, you’ll just know.

When things get confusing and trouble comes your way, it’s your right to have legal representation. Exercise that right and call Michael Hines today.

Behind every good man stands a phenomenal team that makes him great. The Law Offices of Michael Hines, P.A., has an associate and paralegal staff that is knowledgeable, accommodating and customer focused. We’re small enough to make each and every one of our cases a top priority, and large enough to maneuver complex legal issues using a proactive strategy that works


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
    12 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    18 years, 5 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • A. Russell Smith

    I have known Michael for years, and he is a committed, hard-working advocate for his clients.


    A. Smith Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

4425 US Hwy 1 S Ste 105
Saint Augustine, FL, 320867280


FLMember in Good Standing199801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Mothers Against Drunk Drivers awardMADDN/A
Donald M. Gravatt AwardN/AN/A
Harriet Robinson Gillock AwardN/AN/A
Class Act AwardN/AN/A
Navy Expeditionary MedalNavyN/A
Humanitarian Service AwardNavyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding AttorneyLaw Office Of Michael Hines, PA2002 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
St. Johns County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Flagler County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Volusia County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Saint Leo CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993