Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties

A Firm That Fights for Individual Rights

The law firm of Michael J. Griffith, P.A., provides aggressive representation to individuals in Pensacola, Florida, and the surrounding areas. Our lawyers have more than 30 years of experience in defending people who have been charged with a criminal offense, are dealing with a family law matter or have been injured in an accident. Our attorneys have practiced throughout the United States in drug and sex crime cases. Our law firm fights for the rights of the individual - not government or corporate interests.

Michael J Griffith

Michael J. Griffith

Principal Senior Attorney
Pensacola, Florida

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1993
  • Florida, 1975
  • Mississippi, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D.
  • University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
    • B.A.


  • 1974, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • 1975, Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • 1978, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1993, Colorado Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D.


  • Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Life Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Florida
  • America Trial Lawyer Association (ATLA)
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • The Colorado Bar Association


  • Born: Altoona, Pennsylvania, February 17, 1949
  • Delta Theta Phi. Staff Attorney, Florida Real Estate Commission, 1974-1975
  • Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1975-1976
  • Shareholder, Levin, Middlebrooks, 1976-1990
  • Member, Board of Directors, Northwest Florida Legal Services, Inc., 1978-1981