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Michael E. Halkitis

ATTORNEY AT LAW, ASSOCIATE

Michael E. Halkitis

ATTORNEY AT LAW, ASSOCIATE

Michael Halkitis graduated cum laude from Davidson College in 2003, where he played football for the Wildcats, and graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2006. After graduating from law school, Michael served one year as a law clerk to the Honorable Mary Scriven in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division.

Halkitis then practiced nearly eight years as an associate attorney at Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley, & McCreadie, P.A. In 2015, he moved from Tampa to Jacksonville and served three years as a law clerk to the Honorable Monte Richardson in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Halkitis joined the Bedell Firm in 2018.

AREA OF PRACTICE

– Civil Litigation
– Criminal Defense

BAR ADMISSIONS

– Florida, 2006
– U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

EDUCATION

– University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, 2006, J.D. with Honors
– Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, 2003, B.A. History (Cum Laude)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

– Journal of Law and Public Policy (2004-2006)
– Jacksonville Bar Association (2018-present)
– The Florida Bar, Member (2006-present)
– Federal Bar Association, Member (2015-present)

HONORS & AWARDS

– Book Award in Public Employment and Labor Law (2004)
– Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society (2004-2006)

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

– The Honorable Monte Richardson, United States Magistrate Judge, M.D.F.L., Law Clerk, (2015-2018)
– Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley, & McCreadie, P.A., Associate Attorney (2007-2015)
– The Honorable Mary Scriven, United States Magistrate Judge, M.D.F.L, Law Clerk (2006-2007)