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

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  • Michael H Fayard II

    Michael Gelety, Esquire is one of the finest criminal appellate lawyers that I had the great pleasure of knowing. He provides excellent service to his clients. He makes sure that every issue is addressed and every possible avenue for appeal is thoroughly reviewed.

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    Michael Fayard Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Paul V DeBianchi

    I endorse this lawyer. He is thorough, zealous and gets things done.

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Contact info

Michael D. Gelety, Attorney At Law

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

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197606/19/2016
OHInactive197507/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMichael D. Gelety, Attorney At Law1979 - Present
Associate ProfessorUniversity of Miami, Paralegal Program1989 - 1991
Associations
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
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Cleveland State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972