Candice L. Michael, Esquire
Founding Attorney of The Michael Law Firm, P.A.
Candice L. Michael, Esquire is a licensed Florida attorney practicing marital and family law with a focus on children’s issues, domestic violence, and divorce. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Florida in 2009, and her Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law in 2014. Ms. Michael was admitted to license law in the state of Florida in 2014.
Ms. Michael began her legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, and later developed her career as a litigation attorney while working for Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. She has successfully advocated, and obtained favorable results, for countless clients in marital and family law cases, including but not limited to contested divorces, guardian advocacy, relative adoption, paternity, temporary custody by extended family members, and child support matters. Ms. Michael also has litigation experience with private and federally subsidized landlord-tenant defense work.
As the Founder and President of The Michael Law Firm, P.A., Ms. Michael devotes herself to providing each client with calculated, professional, and trusted representation in their legal matters. When she is not advocating for her clients, she volunteers her time to various organizations that hold and advocate for causes that she firmly believes in. She is currently on the Executive Board of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, the William H. Turner Technical Arts High School Alumni Association, and the newly founded LGBTQIA South Florida Afro Pride Federation, Inc.
Professional Membership and Community Involvement
- The Florida Bar Family Law Section, Member
- Gwen S. Cherry Black Woman Lawyer’s Association, Secretary, July 2020-Present
- Former Secretary of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division
- ARAG Attorney Network, 2019-Present
- William H. Turner Technical Arts High School Alumni Association, Secretary, August 2019- Present
- South Florida Afro Pride, Board Member, 2020-Present