Also known as Michael Bowdish, Mike Bowdish

Michael Lewis Bowdish

Michael Lewis Bowdish

Criminal Defense Attorney
Saint Petersburg, FL




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About Me

Michael Bowdish is a third generation attorney with eleven years experience in defending the accused in various jurisdictions around Tampa Bay. He has vigorously advocated client's cases before juries in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, and Manatee Counties, and haspresented written and oral arguments before the Second District Court of Appeal. Michael strives to give clients a clear understanding...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Bankruptcy, surrendering home.

Posted by: a Chapter 13 client 10 months ago.

Fearful of past lawyers I gave Michael a try. Absolutely the best experience! He listens, advises and has an excellent repore. He explained every...

He Saved My Life!!

Posted by: Shay P over 1 year ago.

He defended me the very 1st time I ever got in trouble & he did an amazing job. He has defended my brother, my friends daughter & he's amazing. His...
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Showing 2 of 12 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Jay Roger Rooth
Jay Rooth

Orlando, FL

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Michael Bowdish is highly respected in the legal community.
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2000 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/21/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2004 – present

Melissa Sharpsteen & Assoc., P.A.


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1999 Juris Doctor in Trial Advocacy

Stetson University College of Law


Showing 1 of 1 award

2002 Most Felony Jury Trials for 2002

Public Defender's Office, Pinellas County


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2011- present Board Member

Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2000 Misdemeanor Leads to Jailing of 91-Year-Old

St. Petersburg Times