Michael Howard Lafay

Michael Howard Lafay

NeJame Law
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Juvenile Law...
  • Florida, New York
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Summary

Michael LaFay Trial Attorney graduated from the American University Law School in Washington, D.C. in 1983. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1984 and the Florida Bar in 1985. Michael LaFay is board certified in Criminal Law by the Florida Bar and has achieved an "AV" rating overall, which is the highest ranking bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell, the national attorney ranking service. He has practiced in Central Florida as a trial attorney for the past 27 years and has litigated over 300 jury trials. During that time, he has served as a criminal defense attorney and also as a prosecutor with the Office of Statewide Prosecution where he specialized in white-collar offenses, racketeering and narcotic wiretap/conspiracy cases. Recent significant trials that Michael has won include two murder trials, one of which charged a triple homicide and also a major pill mill case which was dismissed at trial by the judge.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Stalking
  • Sale and Delivery of Controlled Substances
  • Racketeering (R.I.C.O.)
  • Medicaid fraud
  • Hate Crimes
  • Theft offenses
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Drug Possession
  • Child Abuse
  • Schemes to Defraud
  • Sex Crimes
  • Embezzlement
  • VOP
  • Fraud
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
New York
Professional Experience
Partner/Attorney
NeJame Law
- Current
Education
Muhlenberg College
B.A.
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (1983) | Law
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Awards
AV rating
Martindale Hubbell Lawyer Rating
Top Law Firm
Orando Business Journal
Top Lawyers in Orlando
Orlando Life Magazine
Davis Award
Governor of Florida
Outstanding Prosecution
Orange County Sheriffs Office
Sheriff's Citation for Excellence
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Meir Award
Orlando Police Department
Honored for Trial work
DEA Heroin Task Force
Faculty Lecturer
Florida Police Academy
Davis Award for Excellence
Medicaid Fraud Task Force - Presented by the Governor
Faculty Speaker
Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 1926534
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
"The Wrongful Death Action" (Co-Author)
Medical Trial Practice Quarterly
"Double-celling in the Prisions"
New England Journal on Criminal Confinement
Certifications
Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael LaFay - Detailed Bio
Website
NeJame Law - Orlando Law Firm
Contact & Map
NeJame Law
189 South Orange Ave, Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
USA
Telephone: (407) 500-0000
Fax: (407) 245-2980