Michael Ciocchetti

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Michael Ciocchetti

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Practice Areas

  • First Party Insurance Disputes, Insurance Coverage, Property Damage
  • Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Sexual Abuse
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation, Construction Litigation, Insurance Litigation
  • Local Government Law, Education Law

Biography

When it comes to Property Insurance Claims Litigation, Michael Ciocchetti has been the Client/Insured, the Insurance Defense Attorney and the Policyholder’s Advocate. It’s from this unique perspective that he believes that all homeowners need and deserve the proper representation in pursuing an insurance claim. Michael has many years of experience working with public adjusters, contractors, and insurance carriers. From this experience, he has first-hand knowledge of how an insurance company will evaluate a damage claim. This knowledge in insurance coverage and claim evaluation is the edge homeowners need during negotiations, litigation, and trial. 

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Stetson University
    • M.B.A. - 2003
  • University of Florida
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Honors: With Honors

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Representative Cases

  • T.W. ex rel. Wilson v. School Board of Seminole County, Florida, 610 F.3d 588, 2010, 11th Cir.
  • School Board of Volusia County, Florida v. Academies of Excellence, Inc., 974 So.2d 1186, 2008, Fla. 5th DCA
  • School Board of Volusia County, Florida v. Academies of Excellence, Inc., 2 So.3d 280, 2007, Fla. 5th DCA
  • State ex rel. Marsh, 958 So.2d 1082, 2007, Fla. 1st DCA
  • School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. King, 940 So.2d 593, 2006, Fla. 1st DCA

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volusia County Gator Club, 2006 to 2006

Languages

  • Italian

Professional Associations

  • Volusia County Bar Association, Member
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Director, 2010 to 2013
  • The Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Member
  • Daytona Beach Young Professionals, Member
  • Daytona Beach Young Professionals, Director, 2004 to 2004
  • Daytona Beach Partnership Association, 2006 to 2006

Current Employment Position

  • Partner