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Awards & Recognitions

  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 6 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 6 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Trial Masters - The Seal of Experience
    Trial Masters - The Seal of Experience
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Top One Percent
    National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Top One Percent
  • Rue Ratings: Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member
    Rue Ratings: Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys - Premier 100
    American Academy of Trial Attorneys - Premier 100
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • America's top 100 Attorneys - Top 100
    America's top 100 Attorneys - Top 100
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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Marcus J. Michles II

Managing Partner, Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
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Marcus J. Michles II: The Lawyer Who Will Show Up To Your Fight

Marcus J. Michles II obtained his undergraduate degree from Furman University and his Law Degree from Stetson University College of Law where he was chairman of the Moot Court Board.

Following undergraduate school, Marcus was a Captain in the US Army serving with the 82nd Airborne Division, Third Special Forces Group and the First Special Operations Command. While on active duty, Marcus was lead trial counsel in a number of highly-sensitive and classified trials for the United States Government. Image of marcus michles in armyAfter leaving active duty, Marcus joined a statewide medical malpractice defense firm and became the Managing Partner of the Pensacola office specializing in defending physicians sued for medical negligence. In 1993, Marcus joined the firm of Kerrigan, Estess, Rankin & McLeod where he specialized in representing personal injury plaintiffs with an emphasis on medical malpractice for eight years.

Marcus, board-certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Civil Trial Practice, has won some of Northwest Florida’s largest medical malpractice jury verdicts. With more than a dozen verdicts published in local news media, Marcus is member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum For Trial Lawyers and was recently named one of Florida’s Top Trial Attorneys by Climate Magazine.

Employment
  • Michles & Booth 2001 - Present
Education
  • School of Economics University London, England
  • Political Science Furman University - University Greenville, SC 1983
  • Foreign Study Oxford University - University
  • Doctors of Juris Prudence Stetson University College of Law - Graduate School St. Petersburg, FL 1986
Memberships
  • Florida Bar Association Dec 31, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida Oct 30, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida Oct 30, 1997
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Florida Bar Oct 30, 2001
  • American Inns of Court
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Awards
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • America's top 100 Attorneys - Top 100
    America's top 100 Attorneys - Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys - Premier 100
    American Academy of Trial Attorneys - Premier 100
  • Rue Ratings: Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member
    Rue Ratings: Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Top One Percent
    National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Top One Percent
  • Trial Masters - The Seal of Experience
    Trial Masters - The Seal of Experience
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 6 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 6 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified Jan 1, 2021
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified
Community Involvement
Marcus and his wife, Cindy, are founders of the Michles Family Freedom Foundation, a charitable organization based in Fort. Walton Beach, FL. The primary mission of the Family Freedom Foundation is to provide financial assistance in the form of money and professional services (legal, accounting, and financial advice) directly to the families of military, law enforcement and first responders killed or seriously injured in the line of duty. ( FamilyFreedomFoundation.org)

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Our Clients' Success Is Our Satisfaction.

  • “For my part it was an almost effortless endeavor. A couple of visits to the office, a few phone calls. It could not have gone any better. Mr. Michles seemed like a regular guy.”

    - Bradley Petty
  • “The case was handled in a very professional manner.  Extremely pleased with your firm.  A special thanks to Bruce for his quick responses to any issues I had.  The staff helps set you at ease and calms your stress.”

    - Richard Ray
  • “I am very satisfied. Very professional and exceeded every expectation I had. I was always informed. I was pleased with the staff being able to work around my military duties/deployments. Mr. Michles was clear and confident. Michelle was very helpful and pr”

    - Jasmine Baker

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