Michael S. O'Neal, Esq.

Michael S. O'Neal, Esq.

Jacksonville and Orlando Offices

MOneal@FernandezTL.com
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Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1980
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Education:
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
J.D., with Honors, 1979

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
B.A. Economics, Summa Cum Laude, 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Florida Bar
International Association of Defense Counsel
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) (Jacksonville Chapter President, 2009; Lawyer of the Year, 2010)
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Northeast Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council (President, 1996)
Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel (President, 1999)

Michael is a Jacksonville native and served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1974. He graduated law school in 1979 and has been practicing in Jacksonville ever since. Michael is AV Preeminent peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been a Certified Civil Court Mediator since 2008.