Michael S. Sharrit
Mike joined the firm in 1992 and has a broad array of litigation experience, having represented people injured by automobiles, commercial trucks, defective products and medical mistakes. He has valuable experience representing clients with catastrophic injuries as well as surviving family members following the death of a loved one. Some of Mike’s more notable cases have been against large corporations including an international crane manufacturer, Yokohama Tire, General Electric, Firestone Tire and various interstate trucking companies and multi-national insurance companies. He has had several cases boasting recoveries for clients in excess of $1,000,000.00.
Mike is a barrister alumni of the local Inns of Court chapter, an organization of distinguished attorneys and judges. Mike’s practice is guided by the highest standards of professionalism and ethics; and his career has been built on strong client relationships and unwavering trust. He is committed to continuing legal education and regularly attends professional seminars throughout the state.
Mike and his wife, Lisa, have three children: Haley (10); Emmie (8) and Ryan (5). They are active members of Mandarin Presbyterian Church and participate in a variety of community endeavors. Mike has been an enthusiastic school volunteer and coach for his children’s athletic teams.
University of Florida (B.S. with Honors, 1988)
Stetson University College of Law (J.D. Cum Laude, 1991)
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity (1985–1988)
Member, Moot Court Board, 1990 — 1991
Jacksonville Episcopal High School (1984)
Internship, United States Attorney´s Office, Middle District of Florida
Internship, State Attorney´s Office, 13th Judicial Circuit of Florida
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Specialization and Education
Highest Peer Review Rating (AV) by Martindale-Hubbell
Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee
Florida Bar Fourth Circuit Grievance Committee
Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Barrister 2006–2009
The Florida Bar, admitted 1992
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice
Al Cone Trial Advocacy Institute 2002
Automobile Accidents, Bicycling Accidents, Burns, Child Abuse, Construction Site Accidents, Dangerous Machines, Dog Attacks, Fall Down Injuries, False Arrest, Insurance Disputes, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Pools/Drowning, Railroad Accidents, Ships/Boats/Jet Skis, Trucking Accidents, Unsafe Products, Wrongful Death