Michael Salnick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Law Offices of Salnick & Fuchs, P.A.
 | 1645 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 1000, 10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-907-8767
Fax: 561-659-0793
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Mr. Salnick practices in State and Federal courts in Florida and throughout the United States.  He is often called upon in high profile cases and is known for zealously protecting his client's interests at all times.  Mr. Salnick is a former Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar as well as a former Chair of the Florida Bar Criminal Law Certification Committee.  He is Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  He has also served on the faculty of the Public Defender/Prosecutor Training Program at the University of Florida Law School.  He has tried every kind of criminal case at both the state and federal level.  He has handled complex white collar cases, all degrees of homicide including death penalty cases as well as DUI/Manslaughter cases. He handles and tries many cases involving allegations of  Sexual Assault and Child Pornography. His firm also handles criminal appeals as well as post-conviction matters.  The firm of Salnick & Fuchs, P.A. has been in business for over 35 years and assists those individuals who find themselves the subject of an investigation or already accused of a criminal offense. Mr. Salnick and his law partners are available 24/7 and Mr. Salnick answers the phone himself on nights and weekends.

    *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    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, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Michael Salnick

    Admitted: 1979, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://www.palmbeachcriminallawfirms.com/our-team/michael-sa...


    • Martindale Hubbell Register of Preeminent Lawyers
    • Superior DUI Lawyer - National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC
    • AV rated, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, Florida Bar, 1987

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Board of Trustees, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
    • Washington, D.C.
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
    • Past Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section
    • Colorado
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • Former Chairman, Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section
    • Former Member, Florida Bar Criminal Procedure Rules Committee
    • Former Member, Chair and Co-Chair, Palm Beach County Lawyer Grievance Committees
    • New York
    • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
    • Life Member, National Association and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Chairman Criminal Law Certification Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Guest Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Locally and Around the Country
    • Participant Instructor, University of Florida Law School's Annual Prosecutor/Public Defender Workshop in Gainesville, Florida
    • Washington Urban Semester Program, American University in Washington, D.C.
    • Internship Program, University of Miami School of Law Clinical
    • Champion Author - Magazine of the NACDL

    Educational Background:

    • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., 1978
    • Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, B.A., 1975
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    Office Location for Michael Salnick

    1645 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
    Suite 1000, 10th Floor
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

    Phone: 561-907-8767

    Fax: 561-659-0793

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