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Michael H Crew

Michael H Crew

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Litigation

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About Me

A native of Northwest Florida, Michael received a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Real Estate from Florida State University, and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Before returning to Florida, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., in the areas of real estate and bankruptcy.


He has held a Florida Building Contractor's certificate since 1984, and lectures in the areas of construction law for courses sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Association of Home Builders. In addition, he is a member of the International Code Council, the Florida Bar Real Property Section and Construction Law Committee, the National Association of Home Builders, and the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa-Walton Counties, Inc.


Practice areas are Construction, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Environmental & Land Use, Business Law, and Civil Litigation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Construction & Development: 40%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    26 years
  4. Real Estate: 20%
    26 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Jennifer Hanson Copus

    You are not likely to find a more experienced, knowledgeable, or committed advocate than Mike Crew. I highly recommend him in the areas of construction and real property litigation. His outstanding reputation among legal peers, clients and the community as a whole is well deserved.


    Jennifer Copus Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Cameron D. Simpson

    I have known Mike for 15 years. He has an excellent reputation in the legal community particularly in construction law. He is forthright and ethical.


    Cameron Simpson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Crew & Crew, P.A.

238 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548



FLMember in Good Standing199608/12/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law198910/09/2009
DCInactive 199005/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Florida Licensed Home InspectorFlorida Dept. of Professional Regulation2012
Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction LawThe Florida Bar2005
Certified Building ContractorFlorida Dept. of Professional Regulation, Construction1984

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCrew & Crew, P.A.1996 - Present
Operations ManagerBayfront Development, Inc.1984 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Assoc. Builders & Contractors, Inc.Member2008 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association (Northern District of Florida)Member2007 - Present
International Code Council (ICC)Member2003 - Present
Construction Law Committee - Florida Bar Real Property SectionMember2001 - Present
Southern Building Code CongressMember2001 - Present
Building Industry Association of Okaloosa-Walton Counites, Inc.Director1997 - Present
National Association of HomebuildersMember1997 - Present
Florida Home Builders AssociationLocal Director1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
The Rushing Company, Inc. and, et al. vs. Assurance Company of America, Inc.PCA

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Publication NameTitleDate
Urban LawyerDevelopment Agreements After Nollan v. California Coastal Commission1990
Inside Litigation, American Bar AssociationWhen Should the Judge Keep Expert Testimony From the Jury?1987


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Florida State UniversityBusiness Administration & Real EstateBachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ABC - Membership MeetingConstruction Mediation & Arbitration2009
FHBA - Continuing Education SeminarConstruction Contracts & Law2006
Florida Bar - Construction Law CommitteeConstruction Drawings and Copyright Law2005
FHBA - Contractor Continuing Education SeminarConstruction Contracts & Law2005
Fla. DOT - Contracts, Specifications & LawsConstruction Management and Bond Guarantee Program1999