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About me

Born in Queens, New York, 1st Generation American of Greek descent.


Motorcycle enthusiast and a life member of the Harley Owner's Group.


Enjoys riding motorcycles, playing the guitar, taking leisurely boat rides and spending time with my family.

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Languages spoken: Greek, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 40%
    23 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%
    23 years, 25 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    23 years, 75 cases
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    28 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jeremy James Buckmaster

    Michael is an outstanding lawyer and a better person. He has referred cases to me over the years and I am always extremely honored that he has trust in my ability to help mutual clients. I highly recommend Michael if you are a victim of a car accident or have a personal injury matter and need representation.

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    Jeremy Buckmaster Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Roscoe Tanner

    Michael is one of the finest attorneys I have had the pleasure of knowing. He serves his clients well and understands what it takes to resolve legal matters. I highly recommed him to anyone needing help with legal matters.

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    James Tanner Constitutional Attorney
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Contact info

Politis & Matovina, P.A. - Main Office

730 Dunlawton Ave
Port Orange, FL, 32127-4242

Politis & Matovina, P.A.

2730 Enterprise Road
Suite C
Orange City, FL, 32763-8320

Politis & Matovina, P.A.

20 Airport Road
Suite A
Palm Coast, FL, 32164

Politis & Matovina, P.A.

170 East Granada Boulevard
Suite A
Ormond Beach, FL, 32176

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2015
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best of the West - West VolusiaDaytona Beach News Journal2014
Readers Choice Award for Best Law Firm - East VolusiaDaytona Beach News Journal2014
Readers Choice Award Best Law Firm - Ormond BeachHometown News2012
Orlando's Top LawyerOrlando Home & Leisure Magazine2012
"AV" Preminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Business of the YearAmerican Cancer Society2010
Periclean AwardOrder of Ahepa1996
Altar Boy RecognitionSt. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church1991
Certificate of AppreciationRolling Thunder Inc. Florida Chapter 8N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Partner/OwnerPolitis & Matovina, P.A.1993 - Present
Chief Homicide ProsecutorState Attorney's Office1992 - 1995
Felony ProsecutorState Attorney's Office1991 - 1992
Misdemeanor ProsecutorState Attorney's Office1990 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Volusia Chapter/Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
West Volusia Regional Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
Volusia Hispanic Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMember2012 - Present
City of Daytona Beach Shores Cultural & Entertainment BoardPresident2011 - Present
Million Dollar & Multi Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2011 - Present
Ormond Beach Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Deland Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Volusia Civil Trial Attorneys AssociationMember2009 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Flagler County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of CommerceMember2007 - Present
Flagler County Chamber of CommerceBenefactor Member2006 - Present
City of Daytona Beach Shores Civil Service BoardMember2005 - Present
Police Benevolent AssociationCounsel2003 - Present
Parrish Concil Board for St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox ChurchPresident1998 - 2001
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member1994 - Present
US District Court - Middle District of FloridaMember1993 - Present
Volusia County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Harley Owners GroupMember1990 - Present
United Way Allocations BoardMember1990 - 1992
Daytona Regional Chamber of CommerceMember1990 - Present
Florida BarMember1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Over 130 Million Dollars recovered for our clients!N/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Volusia Flagler Business ReportBoardroom Rides2008
State of Florida, Office of the State AttorneyHow to Successfully Prosecute Your DUI Case1993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of FloridaBusiness Administration, Corporate FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Seabreeze High SchoolN/AN/A1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationProsecutorial Training Seminar Defense Prespective2015
Making Strides Against Breast CancerMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer2014
Making Strides Against Breast CancerMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer2013
End Distracted Driving CampaignEnd Distracted Driving2013
End Distracted Driving CampaignEnd Distracted Driving2012
Continuing Legal EducationHell on the Highways: Motorcycles, Trucks & Roads2012
Continuing Legal EducationFBI National Academy Associates Conference2012
Do You See Me NowMotorcycle Safety2010
Continuing Legal EducationThe Future Is Now...21st Century Law Practice2010
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer KickoffMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer2006