Michael Barber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Orlando, FL

Law Office of Michael D. Barber
1212 Woodward St, Suite 5
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 407-644-4044
Fax: 818-435-4466
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (30%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Michael Barber is an attorney based in Orlando, Florida, and the founder of the Law Office of Michael D. Barber. Mr. Barber maintains a diverse practice, handling cases in the areas of criminal defense, education law, homeowner insurance disputes and personal injury law, serving clients throughout the Orlando area. 

Mr. Barber has experience with all types of criminal defense matters, from misdemeanors to major felonies. He also works with personal injury cases involving catastrophic injury, car accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, premises liability, slip-and-falls and other issues. In the field of education law, he represents clients at academic hearings and handles disciplinary matters. He also litigates a variety of insurance claims.

Florida Trend magazine included Mr. Barber on its “Legal Elite Up and Comers” several years in a row and listed him on its “Legal Elite” list in 2020. Additionally, the University of Central Florida honored him with its “Top 30 Alumni Under 30” award and the Orange County Bar Association has presented him with several awards.

Serving in many leadership roles for the Orange County Bar Association, Mr. Barber is president and board member of the Young Lawyer Section, as well as serving on the board of the Law Committee. He is also an active member of the Florida Bar. Dedicated to his local community, he is chair and board member of Orange Soil and Water Conservation District and is a former board member of the Downtown Orlando YMCA and Opera Orlando.

Mr. Barber received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and earned his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Michael Barber

Admitted: 2011, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://devotedtojustice.com/about/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Middle District of Florida 
  • Florida Bar
  • Orange County Soil and Water board since 2016 and was elected as Chair in 2019
  • Young Lawyer Section and Law Committee, Member, 2013
  • President of the Young Lawyer Section, 2020
  • Orange County Bar Association

Educational Background

  • University of Central Florida, B.A, 2008

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors of both the Downtown Orlando YMCA and Opera Orlando


  • “Florida’s Legal Elite Up and Comers” by Florida Trend Magazine, 2015
  • “Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine, 2015-2020
  • In 2016 Michael Barber was selected by the University of Central Florida to receive the prestigious Top 30 Alumni Under 30 Award, UCF Top 30 Alumni Under 30, University of Central Florida, 2016
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Office Location for Michael Barber

1212 Woodward St
Suite 5
Orlando, FL 32803

Phone: 407-644-4044

Fax: 818-435-4466

Last Updated: 12/30/2020

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