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Michael Braxton

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

I have been practicing DUI / Criminal Defense in Florida for 20 years. I have defended over 150 cases as lead counsel in Jury Trials ranging from DUI's up to First Degee Felonies. I have also argued several hunded pre-trial motions in court.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    22 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    22 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

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    David Kubiliun Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. Mike has handled numerous cases for my client. He is very responsive and helps clients understand the legal process.

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    Seth Ellis
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Parks & Braxton, PA

1041 Ives Dairy Road
Suite 137
Miami, FL, 33179

201 East Kennedy Boulevard
Ste #950
Tampa, FL, 33602

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199305/07/2015
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice199405/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Organization2014
Top AttorneysNewsweek2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
TOP SOUTH FLORIDA ATTORNEYSLegal Times2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerParks & Braxton P.A.2000 - Present
PartnerEssen & Essen, Et. Al.1997 - 2000
Trial AttorneyHillsborough County Public Defender's Office1993 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ASPATORESTRATEGIES FOR DEFENDING DUI CASES IN FLORIDA2012
DWI JOURNALEXCLUDING BREATH, BLOOD, AND URINE RESULTS: THE DOCTRINE OF JUDICIAL ESTOPPEL2000
DWI JOURNALCITIZEN INFORMANTS, TRAFFIC STOPS, AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LORMAN EDUCATIONAL SERVICESSTRATEGIES IN HANDLING DUI CASES IN FLORIDA2003
LORMAN EDUCATIONAL SERVICESCONDUCTING AN EFFECTIVE CROSS-EXAMINATION IN FLORIDA2001
LORMAN EDUCATION SERVICESDISMANTLING THE STATE'S DUI CASE2000
LORMAN EDUCATIONAL SERVICESTHE ART OF WINNING A DUI A CASE WITH MOTION PRACTICE1999
LORMAN EDUCATIONAL SERVICESAN EXPERTS APPROACH TO DEFENDING A DRUNK DRIVING CASE1998

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