Michael Labbee

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in St. Petersburg, Florida

Phillips, Hayden & Labbee, LLP
Michael Labbee
Phillips, Hayden & Labbee, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2013

Education: Stetson University College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

Phillips, Hayden & Labbee, LLP

150 2nd Ave N
Suite 1510
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Visit website


Michael Labbee is an attorney at the law firm Phillips, Hayden & Labbee, LLP, located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Serving clients throughout the Tampa Bay area, he focuses his practice on personal injury and business litigation matters. He has more than eight years of experience and provides sound and knowledgeable counsel to his clients. 

Mr. Labbee has immense experience working on cases involving personal injury, real estate disputes and contract breaches. With a genuine concern for injured parties, he prefers advocating for those who need it the most. He understands how his clients must feel after being injured through no fault of their own, and he tirelessly fights for their rights. He also uses the most recent technology to create the best-suited solutions for each client’s unique business needs. 

With a bachelor’s degree in legal studies, Mr. Labbee graduated from the University of Central Florida. He went on to study law at the Stetson University College of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude. In law school, he served as the notes and comments editor of the Stetson Law Review and vice president of the International Law Society. He was a part of the Stetson University Honors Program and the Student Bar Association. 

Additionally, Mr. Labbee was a research assistant for two professors and served as an intern for a renowned judge at the 6th Judicial Circuit Court. He was the recipient of the Victor O. Wehle Award for receiving the highest grade in trial advocacy. 

Active in his community, Mr. Labbee has memberships in the Snell Isle Property Owners Association and the Tampa Connection’s alumni board. He is also a founding member of the Great Futures Professional Council for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay. Honored for his legal work, he has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He was also listed on Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up and Comers list and has a 9.8/10 rating on Avvo. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Appellate

Focus areas

Appeals, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 20% Appellate

First Admitted: 2013, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://phlfirm.com/michael-j-labbee/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Snell Isle Property Owners Association (Vice President, 2021-2022)
  • Great Futures Professional Council for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Founding Member
  • The Tampa Connection (Class of 2016-2017, Alumni Board 2017-2019)
  • Leadership St. Pete (Class of 2020, Planning Committee 2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, 2017 – Present
  • Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars, 2017- Present
  • Named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up and Comers List, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Florida | 2013
Educational Background:
  • University of Central Florida | Orlando, Florida, B.S. – 2010, Major: Legal Studies

Office location for Michael Labbee

150 2nd Ave N
Suite 1510
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone: 727-300-1399


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

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