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Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

Mitchell & West, LLC
29 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: 305-783-3301
Fax: 305-441-0333
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed in Florida Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

A partner and founding attorney of Mitchell & West, LLC, Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr., represents clients in Miami-Dade County in Florida. His practice focuses on matters of personal injury except for construction accidents and medical malpractice. As an aggressive attorney with over two decades of experience who is dedicated to finding justice for his clients, Mr. Mitchell manages both criminal and civil matters and is focused on professionalism and ethical representation.

A former assistant public defender, he spent several years with the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. Mr. Mitchell’s cases now include personal injury matters related to wrongful death, product liability, traumatic brain injuries, civil rights violations, trucking litigation and premises liability claims. His criminal practice includes matters where someone has been sexually assaulted or murdered on a property with negligent security and situations where the Fourth Amendment is involved.

A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Mitchell is also actively involved with many other professional organizations. He is a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the Coral Gables Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Miami-Dade Justice Association, the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Mitchell attended Northwestern State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 1995. At the Florida Coastal School of Law, he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 2000 and is now admitted to practice in both Louisiana and Florida.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2009

About Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.

First Admitted: 2000, Louisiana

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer and Writer, National Business Institute

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Miami-Dade Justice Association, Member
  • Louisiana, 2004
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Florida, 2001
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Coral Gables Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Emergency Management Board - City of Coral Gables
  • Economic Development Board - City of Coral Gables
  • Mitchell & West, LLC Holiday Family Fun Day 5K (Charity Run/Walk), 2014-present


  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • Master Mason and past President, Theta Mu chapter, Kappa Sigma Fraternity
  • Recipient, Super Lawyers

Educational Background

  • Northwestern State University, B.S. in Psychology, 1995
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Office Location for Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.

29 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Miami, FL 33135

Phone: 305-783-3301

Fax: 305-441-0333

Last Updated: 5/18/2022

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