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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 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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. 

AVAILABILITY: An attorney from our firm is available 24/7 -When you call you do not get an answering service

*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


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Michael Salnick

First Admitted: 1979, Florida

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education
  • Participant Instructor, University of Florida Law School's Annual Prosecutor/Public Defender Workshop in Gainesville, Florida

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, Florida Bar, 1987 as well as by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member: Florida, Colorado, New York, and District of Columbia Bar, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, District of Colorado, United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice in State and Federal Courts in over 14 jurisdictions from Hawaii to Vermont, also including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
  • Current Member: Criminal Law Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, Former Chairman of Criminal Law Criminal Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, 2013-2015. Have been a member of this committee for almost ten years.
  • Past Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Chair and Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Life Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington, D.C.
  • Former Member, Chair and Co-Chair, Palm Beach County Lawyer Grievance Committees

Educational Background

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., 1978
  • University of Miami School of Law Summer Internship
  • Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, B.A., 1975
  • American University Washington Semester Internship


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

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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