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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.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2011, 2013-2015, Listed in Florida for Commercial Litigation
 
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ICABA Award 2009, Recognized as one of "South Florida's 100 Most Accomplished Black's in Law"
 
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The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education 2005, Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award/Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year
 
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Top Attorneys In Florida Award
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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National Bar Association, Member
 
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Appellate Rules Committee, Member
 
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Ad Hoc Lawyer Regulation Committee, Member
 
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Judicial Independence Committee, Member
 
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Orange Bowl Committee, Board of Directors, Second-Vice Chair
 
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Jobs for Miami Program, Board Member
 
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Alzheimer's Association, Past Board Member
 
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Coconut Grove Bank, Board of Directors
 
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The Bankers Club, Board of Directors
 



Michael B. Chavies

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1974
B.A., Rutgers University, 1971
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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