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Michael Garcia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Michael Garcia, PA
888 SE 3rd Avenue, Suite 400-D
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 954-703-5694
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business (40%), Business Litigation (30%), State, Local & Municipal (20%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael Garcia is the founder and owner of Michael Garcia, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 21 years of total combined legal experience as a lawyer and paralegal, Mr. Garcia provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Construction law

·       Health care law

·       Textile law

·       Real estate law

·       Government affairs and municipal law

·       Administrative hearings

·       Commercial litigation

Early in his legal career, Mr. Garcia served as Assistant City Attorney for the city of Lauderdale Lakes and the town of Southwest Ranches. During this time, he gained invaluable experience dealing with bid solicitations, procurement matters and other municipal matters, and he prosecuted a number of code violations, code enforcement liens and other serious issues. Upon entering private practice, he worked directly with a diverse range of commercial clients, including contractors and developers as well as other corporations and companies.

From his efforts, Mr. Garcia has achieved a long record of securing successful results for his clients both inside and outside of the courtroom, and he has gained a reputation for his remarkable legal abilities along with his unwavering commitment to helping his clients efficiently and cost-effectively pursue their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek. Honored for his professionalism and service, he has received consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1997 graduate of St. John's University in Jamaica, New York, with a degree in paralegal studies, Mr. Garcia obtained his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 2010. The Florida Bar admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

A leader in his local and legal communities, Mr. Garcia currently serves as chairperson to The Hispanic Vote PAC, and he is a board member of the Hispanic Heritage Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as professor of construction law at Broward College, and he is actively involved with various other legal, charitable and civic organizations in his area.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%State, Local & Municipal
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Non-Compete Agreements, State, Local & Municipal Litigation, Landlord/Tenant

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Michael Garcia

First Admitted: 2011, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.garciapa.com/our-attorneys/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Hispanic Heritage Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Pompano Beach, Fl, Board Member
  • Cooper City Optimist, Cooper City, Fl, Volunteer Coach

Educational Background

  • St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York Bachelor of Science, Paralegal Studies, May 1997

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Florida Bar, 2011
  • Broward County Sch. Bd. Supplier Diversity Outreach, Fort Lauderdale, Fl, Advisory Committee
  • City of Plantation, Plantation, Fl, Education Advisory Board
  • Leadership Broward, Fort Lauderdale, Fl, Graduate-Class #35
  • American Lung Association, Turquoise Takeover Task Force, ort Lauderdale, Fl, Committee Member-Ambassador
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2012

Industry Groups

  • commercial litigation/business
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Office Location for Michael Garcia

888 SE 3rd Avenue
Suite 400-D
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Phone: 954-703-5694

Last Updated: 9/15/2021

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