Attorney Spotlight: Michael Lockamy
Attorney Michael Lockamy specializes in civil litigation, legal malpractice defense, personal injury, employment discrimination, and family law. He has been repeatedly recognized as a rising star in criminal defense by Super Lawyers since 2015 and in Florida Trend’s Up & Comer Legal Elite since 2013.
Michael attended Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He began working for the international accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) after graduation in 2003.
During this time, he also attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and later received his master’s degree in Accountancy. He remained at PwC until he was promoted to senior associate in 2006. After that, he left the company to attend law school at the University of Florida, where he graduated with honors.
Michael’s bar admissions include the Florida Bar, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals (11th Circuit), and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Michael is an active member of several groups that serve the community and legal profession. He has served as a representative from the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division’s Board of Governors since 2011. Additionally, he serves as a board member of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. He is a Fellow for The Florida Bar Association and is a Barrister for the Chester Bedell Inn of Court.
Michael was voted as the most outstanding member of the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section in 2009 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2015. He has also been on the Florida Trend’s Up & Comer Legal Elite since 2013. Lastly, he is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent.
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