Attorney Candice L. Michael

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. in Fort Myers, Florida, and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., in Miami, Florida.  Ms. Michael has successfully advocated, and obtained favorable results, for countless clients in marital and family law cases in Charlotte County, Lee County, Glades County, Hendry County, Desoto County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County. Her experience with various case types incudes, but is not limited to contested divorces matters, to 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 cases.

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 uphold and advocate for causes that she firmly believes in. Ms. Michael currently serves 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 Afro Pride Federation, Inc.

She also enjoys spending time with family, cooking, reading, traveling, baking, and the performing arts.

Just recently, Ms. Michael has been recognized and honored as a member of The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, for her outstanding work within the legal profession.  

Professional  Membership and Community Involvement

The National Black Lawyers Top 40 under 40

Member Since: 2021

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section

Member Since: 2019; Committees: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Equitable Distribution


Gwen S. Cherry Black Woman Lawyer’s Association

Secretary; Scholarship and Awards Committee; July 2020 - June 2021

Board of Directors; Scholarship and Awards Committee; June 2021 - Present

Member Since: 2019


Former Secretary of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division

ARAG Attorney NetworkMember Since: 2019-Present


William H. Turner Technical Arts High School Alumni Association

Secretary, August 2019- Present


South Florida Afro Pride Federation, Inc.

Board Member, 2020-Present