Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense 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 Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Philip John Mitchell Jr. is a founding partner of the law firm Mitchell & West, LLC.  Mr. Mitchell is an aggressive lawyer who devotes himself to the fight for justice while maintaining the highest ethical standards of professionalism.

To date, Mr. Mitchell has tried over forty cases to conclusion and is licensed to practice in several State and Federal Court systems licensed including Florida and Louisiana.

Prior to founding Mitchell & West, L.L.C., Mr. Mitchell was an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office as well as, worked for a well-known private insurance defense firm.

He practices in a wide range of cases, including personal injury, criminal defense &  sexual abuse victims.

He is known for his dedication to his clients and is highly respected for his legal advocacy. Whether aiding people who have incurred economic and non-economic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities, defending clients facing charges for a federal offenses or fighting for justice alongside sexual abuse victims and their families, he will tirelessly fight for his clients because they deserve quality representation.  

Mr. Mitchell is active and generous with his time within the local community. He strongly believes in leadership and community services. He has demonstrated his beliefs by establishing a yearly event, the Mitchell & West, L.L.C. Holiday Family Fun Day 5K Race, which occurs on the first Saturday in the month of December of each year.

His dedication to providing clients with only the best legal advocacy has earned him the recognition of numerous legal organizations such as Super Lawyers®.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

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


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Rising Stars: 2009

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About Phillip Mitchell, Jr.

Admitted: 2001, Florida

Professional Webpage:


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

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer and Writer, National Business Institute

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

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Last Updated: 7/26/2019

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