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Michael D. Fluke

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Michael D. Fluke has committed his career to helping people in need.  After nine plus years at the public defender's office, he left to handle a high profile first degree murder case in Tampa.  Ultimately, the client ended up avoiding the death penalty and life in prison and received a 15 year sentence.  Michael has been involved in the defense of 14 homicide cases and currently focuses on serious felony and complex family law cases.  Michael is a third genreation law school graduate.  Michael is married and has two children.  When not working or spending time with his family, (which is most of the time), he enjoys golfing, softball and cheering on his beloved Boston sports teams.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
    19 years, 6 thousand cases
  3. Family: 10%
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Brooke Victoria Elvington

    Not only do I endorse this lawyer, I would personally retain him if I found myself in need. Michael has a stellar reputation in the community, and is regarded as an attorney who understands the law, acts with professionalism, thinks out of the box, and goes above and beyond for his clients.


    Brooke Elvington Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Louis Christopher Debari

    As as state prosecutor I have had many cases in which Mr. Fluke was defense counsel. He is one of the sharpest, most effective attorneys I have ever met.


    Louis Debari Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Michael D. Fluke, P.A.

2471 McMullen Booth Road
Suite 301
Clearwater, FL, 33759-1362

Michael D. Fluke, P.A.

2203 N. Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL, 33607



FLMember in Good Standing199606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Honored MemberStanford Who's Who2011
Executive Professional of the YearCambridge Who's Who2011
MemberMadison's Who's Who2011
Pro Bono Service AwardThirteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida2011
Honored MemberCambridge Who's Who2010
HeroMuscular Dystrophy Association2010
Honored MemberStanford Who's Who2010
Honored MemberWho's Who in American Professionals2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMichael D. Fluke, P.A.2006 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorFlorida Metropolitan University1998 - 1999
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender1997 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clearwater Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationLRS Board member 20112006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Federal Bar Middle District FloridaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - 1997
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityVice President1995 - 1996
Student Bar AssociationThird year Class Representative1995 - 1996
Duquesne University School of Law Disciplinary CommitteeBoard Member1995 - 1996
Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. PerezAdjudication Withheld, probation
Iannaccone v. IannacconeClient's Wife held in contempt and client got money back!
State v. SpiegelReduced to Careless Driving Infraction!
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Colorado - BoulderEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2011
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2010
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2009
Florida Metropolitan UniversityDeath Penalty in Florida2009
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2008
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2007
Fox 13 Ask a LawyerGeneral Legal Questions2006
Public Defender TrainingFlorida Sentencing GuidelinesN/A
Juvenile Lawyers TrainingCross examination on sex casesN/A