Michael B. Chavies
Michael B. Chavies
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Michael Chavies has practiced law for 17 years, specializing in criminal defense, civil litigation, and appellate law, before being appointed to the bench by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1992. Michael is involved in complex commercial cases in the courtroom for the firm's larger public companies, and serves as a mentor to its young attorneys. He is also a key member of the firm's Diversity Program and assists in the recruitment of new attorneys.
 

The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2011, 2013-2014, Listed in Florida for Commercial Litigation
 
ICABA Award 2009, Recognized as one of "South Florida's 100 Most Accomplished Black's in Law"
 
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education 2005, Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award/Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year
 
Top Attorneys In Florida Award
 
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 

American Bar Association, Member
 
National Bar Association, Member
 
Appellate Rules Committee, Member
 
Ad Hoc Lawyer Regulation Committee, Member
 
Judicial Independence Committee, Member
 
Orange Bowl Committee, Board of Directors, Second-Vice Chair
 
Jobs for Miami Program, Board Member
 
Alzheimer's Association, Past Board Member
 
Coconut Grove Bank, Board of Directors
 
The Bankers Club, Board of Directors
 



Michael B. Chavies


Litigation

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1974
B.A., Rutgers University, 1971

Florida
 
 
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