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Michael J. Smith - Tavares, FL

14229 US 441 Tavares, FL 32778

Updated: 09/23/2022

Tavares Car Accidents Lawyer


Michael Smith is the managing partner of the Tavares and Ocala office locations in Lake and Marion County, Florida and is also a member of the firm's state-wide risk management committee. Mr. Smith has been practicing law since 1996 and is admitted to the Florida Bar. In 2009, he achieved board certification in civil trial law which recognizes highly specialized achievement and expertise very few lawyers in Florida acquire. He currently maintains this recognition with the Florida Bar...

About Michael J. Smith

Practice Areas

  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1996

Other Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Assistant State Attorney, 6th Judicial Circuit
  • Former Corporate Counsel for State Farm Insurance Company


  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1996
    Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, 1993
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Zoology

Past Positions

  • 6th Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney
  • State Farm Insurance Company, Claims Litigation Attorney/Corporate Counsel

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14229 US 441 Tavares, FL 32778

Accepts Credit Cards




Representative Cases

  • Kolodzaike v. Estate of Lewis (2019)
  • Harmon v. Butler (2018)
  • Joyce Byrd v. Franklin Brickey (2018)
  • Kathylee Johnson v. 21st Century (2017)
  • Albertus Van Hagen v. Allstate (2017)
  • Vincenty v. Gettel (2015)
  • Fraeunshuh v. Pruitt (2015)
  • Wright v. Fiedler (2013)
  • Williams v. Nicholson (2013)
  • Pray v. Publix (2013)

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