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Michael David Gelety

Michael David Gelety

Practice areas:

Appeals, Criminal Defense, Litigation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. Appeals: 35%
  3. Litigation: 30%

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Michael D. Gelety, Attorney At Law

1209 SE 3rd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316-1905



FLMember in Good Standing197608/12/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate ProfessorUniversity of Miami, Paralegal Program1989 - 1991
OwnerMichael D. Gelety, Attorney At Law1979 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Middle District of Florida)Admitted1991 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted1985 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitAdmitted1981 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAdmitted1981 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAdmitted1977 - Present
Florida BarAttorney Member1976 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1975 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of OhioAdmitted1975 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Cleveland State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972