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Principal Senior Attorney
Practice Areas: Criminal Law; Personal Injury
Admitted: 1974, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; 1975, Florida; 1976, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1993, Colorado
Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    42 years, 7 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 7%
    42 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Family: 3%
    42 years, 3 thousand cases



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Michael J. Griffith, P.A.

304 East Government Street
Pensacola, FL, 32502-6021

304 E Government St Po Box 848
Pensacola, FL, 32591



FLMember in Good Standing197506/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentMichael J. Griffith, P.A.1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Mississippi BarMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Criminal Defense LawyersLife MemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife MemberN/A
American Inns of CourtCommittee MemberN/A
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationBoard Member1995 - 1995
Northwest Florida Legal ServicesFounding MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of GeorgiaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
University of West FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Safety StanddownDUI1988
Annual MeetingInvestigation of Criminal Cases1984