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As a Former Prosecutor (Felony Division Chief) with the Miami-Dade State Attorney and the top peer-rated Miami Beach attorney on LEGALFORCE.COM, Mr. Grieco and his associates have had the opportunity to participate in and/or try hundreds of cases, including, but not limited to, homicides, narcotics offenses, firearms charges, property crimes, white collar offenses, and DUI’s.  He now uses that experience as a criminal (and dui) attorney here in Miami to assist the accused as well as crime victims.  Our firm not only represents a litany of criminal defendants, but we also work as and with corporate counsels for numerous Miami and New York businesses in litigation and transactional matters,  as well as municipal ordinance violation defense/prevention.


Languages spoken: English, Greek, German, Spanish

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Practice areas


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



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Grieco Criminal Law Center

175 sw 7th St
Miami, FL, 33130


FLMember in Good Standing200006/19/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in FL, 2008


    Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

    Michael’s comment: “This reprimand did not involve client representation and simply stemmed from a matter related to the attorney's time as a State Prosecutor.”

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Peer Rated AttorneyLegal Force2010
Service Award/RecognitionDepartment of Justice2005
5-year Service AwardMiami-Dade County State Attorney2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerGrieco Criminal Law Center2006 - Present
Assistant State AttorneyMiami-Dade State Attorney's Office2000 - 2006
Certified Legal InternMiami-Dade State Attorney's Office1999 - 2000
Legislative Aid/InternUnited States Congress1995 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Miami Beach Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
South Florida Concierge AssociationMember2010 - Present
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors BureauMember2010 - Present
BNImember2008 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Federal Bar/Souther District of FLMember2007 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Florida BarMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Burglary with BatteryCase dismissed mid-trial
Multi-million dollar fraud allegationCase pending
Federal Drug Trafficking ChargeCase voluntarily dismissed by U.S. Attorney after proof of alibi
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
American UniversityCLEGBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FL MMTC InstituteMedical Marijuana2014
Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Law ConferenceEntertainment Wars in the Courts2012
Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Law ConferenceSaving Face; Media and the Courts2012
Entertainment, Sports, & Intellectual Property Law ConferenceLawyers in the Media, Saving Face2012
BNI PremierDUI/Criminal Defense2010