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Michael Jeffrey Kessler

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Florida
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Claimed Lawyer Profile
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Assistant Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender
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Defended indigent clients accused of felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile delinquency in Fort Pierce, Fl.
Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Law Clerk, Criminal Law Professor Arnold Loewy, Investigative intern and Law Clerk, Public Defender's Office, Law Clerk, Beskind and Rudolf
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.S. | Criminal Justice
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Activities: Student Attorney General's Office Public Defender's Office Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity
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Professional Associations
National College for DUI Defense
Active Member
- Current
Activities: Attend 4-6 DUI defense seminars and workshops per year, studying and teaching DUI defense
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NORML National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Legal Panel member
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Activities: Assist persons accused of marijuana-related crimes, participate in public education and awareness programs
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chapter Representative
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Activities: Representing local criminal lawyers at the Statewide business meetings, particpating in public education and awareness programs related to criminal law, serve as mentor to young lawyers embarking on their careers in criminal defense
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St. Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chapter Representative, Past President
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Activities: Currently Chapter Representative, previously served as President and Chairman of various committees, including Continuing Legal Education.
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Active Member
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Activities: Attend 2-4 seminar programs per year
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St. Lucie County Bar Association
Active Member
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Activities: Guest lecturer, member of various committees
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Florida State Bar # 518778
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Board Certification, Criminal Trial Law
Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
The Historic Arcade Building
101 North U.S. Highway 1, Suite 210
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
USA
Telephone: (772) 466-4900
Fax: (772) 466-2782