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Michael Linn Duncan

Michael Linn Duncan

Practice areas:

Family, Litigation, Business, Appeals

About Me

Michael ("Mike") Duncan is an experienced trial and litigation attorney.  Mr. Duncan's trial experience includes judge and jury trials, tried to verdict, in Florida state and federal courts.  Mr. Duncan has successfully represented clients in many types of litigatoin, including business disputes, contract matters, non-compete cases, intellectual property lawsuits, shareholder disputes, personal injury cases, probate matters, family disputes and criminal cases.  Mr. Duncan's skill in the courtroom resulted in his being named a Fellow in the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial attorney society of limited membership.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Family: 40%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Appeals: 5%



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Contact Info

Gillis Way & Duncan LLP

1022 Park Street
Suite 209
Jacksonville, FL, 32204


FLMember in Good Standing199505/07/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Top 40 Under 40Jacksonville Business Journal2003
FellowLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/ShareholderGillis Way & Duncan LLP2013 - Present
Owner/ShareholderVolpe Bajalia Wiches Rogerson & Wachs2008 - 2013
ShareholderAkerman Senterfitt2000 - 2008
Litigation Associate AttorneyLeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae1996 - 2000
Law Clerk - Hon. Howard T. SnyderUnited States District Court - M.D. Florida1994 - 1996

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAdmittedN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitAdmittedN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAdmittedN/A
United States Supreme Court BarMemberN/A
American Inns of Court - Chester Bedell ChapterMasterN/A
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Mammen et al vs. Bronson & Migliaccio, LLP et alSummary judgment for defendants on all counts

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Bencher (American Inns of Court)Bridging the "Mentoring Gap"2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Drexel UniversityCommerce & EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Chester Bedell American Inn of Court - monthly meetingFederal Rule of Evidence 412 and Social Media2011
National Business Institute CLE SeminarUsing Accounting Records as Evidence2010
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Annual CourseDocumentation, Depositions & Litigation--A Primer for Nurses2003