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Michael Charles Black

Michael Charles Black

Practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime, Transportation, Civil Rights, Personal Injury

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
  3. Transportation: 25%
  4. Admiralty & Maritime: 25%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • W. Brett Mason

    I have known Mr. Black for many years and know him to be an outstanding advocate. I would not hesitate to send a client in need of an admiralty and maritime attorney to him. I endorse Mike without reservation for admiralty and maritime litigation. - W. Brett Mason


    W. Mason Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Cassidy & Black, P.A.

7700 North Kendall Drive, Suite 505
Miami, FL, 33144-2040



FLMember in Good Standing199508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified- Admiralty and Maritime LawyerFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarMember1995 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Propeller Club of the United StatesMemberN/A
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteMemberN/A
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Samofal et al v. Royal Caribbean Criuse LineN/A
Homen v. SCM Tepuy IIN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Maritime Law Update 2010"Update on New COGSA - Here Come the "Rotterdam Rules"2010
The Maritime AdvocateOn Q The Ocean Carrier's use of the Q clause defense under COGSA2003
The Maritime Advocate"Recovery for Hijackings under COGSA"1999


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Vanderbilt UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute ConferencePlaintiff and Defense Perspectives on Yacht Policies: Good Faith2011
Maritime Law Update 2010Here Come the Rotterdam Rules2010
Maritime Law Society's Fall MeetingLitigating Cruise Line Injuries2008
Maritime Law Association of the United States Fall MeetingRecent Passenger Cruise Line Issues2005
Florida Bar Annual MeetingOcean Cargo Claims from the Plaintiff's Perspective2001
Maritime Law Society's quarterly meetingLitigating Cargo Claims from the Plaintiffs Perspective1999