Michele Kenyette Rayner
Family Attorney at Clearwater, FL
also known as Michele K. Rayner, Michele Rayner
Attorney Michele Rayner-Goolsby is the founder and principal attorney of Civil Liberty Law. Attorney Rayner-Goolsby is an award winning and highly sought after attorney due to her commitment to pursue justice for her clients. Attorney Rayner-Goolsby has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and is a Top-Rated AVVO attorney, and has garnered many community awards.
Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, Attorney Rayner-Goolsby came back to her hometown to hone her legal skills as a criminal defense attorney for the State of Florida. She later continued her career working with two well-established law firms in the Tampa Bay Area before establishing her own successful practice.
Attorney Rayner-Goolsby is passionate about her client’s rights and takes that approach in every matter she handles. She ensures their rights are protected as if they were her own family. She has successfully represented clients in criminal, civil rights, family law, and personal injury matters.
Attorney Rayner-Goolsby is committed to serving the Tampa Bay Area, as she regularly volunteers with the Pasco County Teen Court, Pinellas County Law Fest, and the Clearwater Bar Legal Fair as a volunteer attorney. She is a member of the Fred G. Minnis Bar Association, where she is the co-chair for community outreach. She previously served on the Florida Bar’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is a founding member of the Women Lawyers of Pasco County. Attorney Rayner-Goolsby is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is the chair of the Social Action Committee and Political Awareness and Involvement.
Attorney Rayner-Goolsby has been featured on CNN, The Today Show, Fox News, Good Morning America, The Root, HLN, The Huffington Post, Blavity, and various local radio, television and print media.
State of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District
Florida Coastal School of Law
Florida State University (B.S. and M.S.)
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.