Michael J. Kelley, Esq.
Michael Kelley is a Criminal Law Defense Attorney with over two decades of experience in the Courtrooms of Central and South Florida Counties.
Michael does his best to live by the motto “A man is only as good as his word.” So, when you say you’re going to do something, do it. That’s how he raised his kids. That’s what he expects from others, and that’s what you can expect from Michael Kelley.
Having the passion, experience, and the ability to successfully resolve your case and thousands of others with a positive outcome, are just a few of the attributes that have set him apart in his profession. In fact, the confidence in his ability to help the client from the first phone call to the closing handshake will inspire you to share Mario Gunde Peters & Kelley with friends and family members.
After being the Lead Criminal Defense Attorney in thousands of cases for more than two decades; not only has Michael experienced people devastated by the system on their worst day, but he has defended them with the right qualifications and credentials that earned him the respect of our legal community. Michael earns trust, he fights with true passion after being fully prepared for all of his hearings. Many of his clientele comes from word of mouth, which speaks volumes.
A client that retains Michael Kelley gains a tremendous amount of personal experience that will be key to their success in the resolution of their case.
Many clients not only need an excellent Criminal Defense Attorney, they also need a hand up with making a lifestyle change. For example, they may need access to rehabilitation facilities or help to locate mental health programs. Sometimes they just need someone to speak up for them and explain to the Court their situation.
Michael Kelley helps people navigate our Veterans Court and other specialty Courts that are available in Brevard County. When successful in these endeavors it’s very rewarding to see the client become self-sufficient.
Michael Kelley works hard for you. He also works personally with you on a payment plan, when necessary. Like we said in the beginning he lives by the motto “do what you say you’re going to do” we believe you can count on that from him!
Call 24/7 if it’s an emergency – Just remember whatever your needs may be, Michael Kelley will personally represent your interest with the courage to use all the necessary courses of action to achieve the goals set in your defense.
Michael Kelley doesn’t believe he can be defined by a list of standard credentials but for those who need them, here they are:
- Graduated from Merritt Island High School 1978
- Graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science 1992
- Graduated from Mercer Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree 1999
- Sat for & passed the Florida bar in 1999
- A member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- A member of the NRA & USCCA