Experience and aggressive DUI defense. My team will fight to have the charges reduce or dismissed.Charged with a crime? Let my experience of over 20 years and as a former prosecutor help you.Charged with a crime? Let my experience of over 20 years and as a former prosecutor help you.With over 20 years of fighting tickets, we can help get your ticket dismissed or no points.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1995||01/30/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Program Award||Judge Schebb John M. Schebb American Inn of Court||2011|
|Graduate Award||Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||2011|
|Certified Scuba Diver||PADI||1990|
|Black Belt Tae Kwon Do||Grand Master Jung Soo Park||1982|
|Selby Academic Scholarship||Selby Foundation||1981|
|Deans List||University of Forida||N/A|
|Attorney/Owner||The Law Place||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Michael S. Perry PA||2002 - 2015|
|Attorney||Walters, Levine, Klingensmith & Thomison||2000 - 2002|
|City Prosecutor||Sarasota City Attorney's Office||1996 - 2000|
|Attorney||Office of Public Defender, Sixth Judicial Circuit||1995 - 1996|
|Attorney||Miller & Milove||1994 - 1995|
|Clerk||Judge Norman Epstein, Second District Court of Appeal, California||1993 - 1994|
|Clerk||United States Attorney's Office, District Of Nevada||1993 - 1993|
|Engineer||Unisys Corporation||1987 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||Associate Member||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||Member||2003 - Present|
|Sarasota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Associate Member||2002 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Sarasota chapter)||Member||2001 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Attorney||2000 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||Member||1999 - Present|
|Sarasota County American Inn of Court||Barrister||1998 - Present|
|Sarasota County Bar Association||Member||1996 - Present|
|State Bar of Florida||Member||1995 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1994 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Central District of California||Attorney||1994 - Present|
|Sarasota County Case # 2012 CT 12799||DUI reduced to reckless driving. No conviction and no court license suspension.|
|Manatee County Case # 2012 DR 7845 AX||Dismissed|
|Sarasota County Case # 2011 CF 12905 NC||No jail|
|See all legal cases|
|Appellate Court Decision||Daley v. City of Sarsaota||2000|
|Appellate Court Decision||City of Sarasota v. Windom||1999|
|Appellate Court Decision||City of Sarasota v. 35 S. Lemon, Inc||1998|
|Appellate Court Decision||Johnson v. City of Sarasota||1997|
|University of Southern California Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Florida||Engineering||Bachelors of Science||1986|
|Manatee Junior College||Engineering||Associate of Arts||1983|
|Cardinal Mooney High School||General Education||Diploma||1981|
|Law Week||Moot Court||2011|
|Public Records Law||Public Records Law||1999|
Posted by RICK JONES
EXCELLENT LAWYER IN ALL ASPECTS OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE. HE WILL GET YOU THE BEST POSSIBLE DEAL THEIR IS TO OFFER. HE KNOWS HIGH PEOPLE IN HIGH PLACES. HIS KNOWLEDGE IN CRIMINAL LAW IS FLAWLESS. HE HAS EXCELLENT STAFF. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS LAWYER TO ANY PERSON SEEKING GUIDANCE IN CRIMINAL CASES. HIS 19 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE HAS HELPED THE COMMUNITY.
Posted by anonymous
I hired Michael for my case and he is great!
Mike is honest kind and very trustworthy and has pull that NO other Lawyer has. He is respected by everyone in the system and was actually Recommended to me by a friend and WOW and i glad i called.
I was scared and overwhelmed with everything that was going on and his POWERHOUSE team came to my rescue, Mike and his Asst Arelene are priceless and know what they are doing.
They kept me informed the whole time what was going on and made the process so much more bareable and i felt like i had a powerfull person by my side and representing me.
Mike advised me of the best choices to make and told me how he could get each outcome and i trusted him and he turned out to be exactly as i thought and heard he was.. not to mention towards the end of my case i ended up making another mistake and got another charge and in ONE conversation between him and his Bud (the state Pros) got the charge completely Wiped away saving me TIME MONEY AND MORE STRESS. Simply unreal , Thank you Mike and Arelene , you both are AWESOME
Mike has since added one more addition to his team and makes his Practice that much more effetive. -JPc
Posted by Renee
The rating graph above does not give this attorney as much credit as he deserves. He went above and beyond for my family, and that is truly an understatement!
There were two local attorneys involved in our very unusual case (that I personally thought was a no win situation). Had Mr. Perry not been involved, there would have been a completely different outcome. He did all of the investigating that was required to win this case (the other hired attorney did nothing except show up in court). He exceeded all of our expectations.
If you have a complicated case that requires an attorney that not only listens, but then fights the fight... you need Michael Perry on your side!
He was referred to me by a friend to whom I am forever greatful!
Jeff Weintraub, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I have known Michael for 22 years. He is an excellent criminal defense attorney. Michael is extremely well-respected in the criminal defense community, knowledgeable of the laws and conducts all of his work with honesty and integrity.
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