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Michael K. Horowitz

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Vero Beach, FL

Matheson & Horowitz
1835 19th Pl
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 772-569-2667
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Over Michael K. Horowitz’s career, which extends for more than 30 years, he has been recognized by the legal community for his high level of service. As a partner and shareholder in the law firm of Matheson and Horowitz, he assists clients in Vero Beach, Florida, with cases pertaining to workers’ compensation, veterans affairs and Social Security Disability. 

Qualified to practice in Florida since 1990, Mr. Horowitz has also appeared before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He majored in philosophy and political science and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University, Tallahassee. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing.

Mr. Horowitz is the president of Robert D. McAliley American Inns of Court. He also serves as the vice president of Florida Workers’ Advocates, an organization that supports the injured workers of Florida. He maintains memberships in the Indian River County Bar Association and the St. Lucie County Bar Association.

In honor of his accomplishments and outstanding client service, Mr. Horowitz has received many awards and honors. For multiple years in a row, he has been AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been listed by Lawyers of Distinction for his excellence in the practice of law and was named to the Marquis Who's Who Top Lawyers in 2021.

An ardent and enthusiastic speaker, Mr. Horowitz presented at the annual Florida Workers’ Advocates Educational Conference. He has also been a part of The Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Forum for several consecutive years.

Giving back to his clients and the local community is important to Mr. Horowitz. He provides pro bono services to economically disadvantaged individuals and is a part of various organizations such as the Friends of 440 and Sunrise Theatre. He also participated in the Abraham Kriel Children's Home fundraising program for traumatized children and youth in 2016.

*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
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022

About Michael K. Horowitz

First Admitted: 1990, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.mathesonhorowitz.com/attorney/horowitz-michael-k...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Vice-President, Florida Workers Advocates, 2021-2022
  • Florida, 1990
  • President, Robert D. McAliley American Inns of Court, 2021
  •  Florida Workers Advocates, Secretary, 2019-2020; Treasurer, 2020-2021, Board Member, 2009-present; FWA Committee Chairperson, scholarship committee, 2016-present; member of executive, membership and education committees, 2020
  • President, Robert D. McAliley Inns of Court; founder of local chapter in 2019, 2020
  • Indian River County Bar Association, member, numerous years, 2020
  • Treasurer, Florida Workers Advocates, 2019
  • Friends of 440, Board Member, 2020
  • St. Lucie County Bar Association, President, 1999

Representative Clients

  • Michael Horowitz represents injured workers in workers compensation matters throughout Florida

Pro bono/Community Service

  • President, Sunrise Theatre Board of Directors- 1999-2006; Sunrise Theatre Foundation Board of Directors, Executive Committee member- 2006-present; Chairman, Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser, Sunrise Theatre, 2000- present, 2018
  • Friends of 440
  • Abraham Kreil Children's Home, Potchestrom, South Africa, mission trips 2014 and 2016 and various local fundraisers to raise funds for the home, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Honors/Awards

  • Named Top Lawyer, Marquis Who's Who Top Lawyers, Marquis, 2021
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2021
  • Thomson Reuters Lead Counsel Verified, Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • Lawyers of Distinction Distinguished Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2021
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2020
  • Thomson Reuters Lead Counsel Verified, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • Lawyers of Distinction Distinguished Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2019
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2018
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2017

Educational Background

  • 30th Annual Florida Workers Advocates Education Conference - Lecturer/Moderator of Judicial Panel, 2021
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, B.S. Bachelor of Science in Political Science and minors in Philosophy and Theater
  • The 2019 Florida Bar Workers Compensation Forum, 2019
  • 29th Annual Florida Workers Advocates Education Conference - Lecturer/Moderator of Judicial Panel, 2019
  • 28th Annual Florida Workers Compensation Educational Conference-Lecturer/Moderator of Judicial Panel, 2018
  • The 2018 Florid Bar Workers Compensation Forum, 2018
  • The 2017 Florida Bar Workers Compensation Forum, 2017
  • The 2016 Florida Bar Workers Compensation Forum, 2016

Industry Groups

  • Injured Florida workers
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Office Location for Michael K. Horowitz

1835 19th Pl
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Phone: 772-569-2667

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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