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Kessler Law Firm

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Your Go-To Guy for DUI
Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer, Michael Kessler is the go-to-guy for DUI. With a solid winning record spanning over 30 years, Michael Kessler can effectively defend you against drunk driving, drugs and other criminal charges. The Vero News calls him a leading national expert on DUI and he is the author of the Florida section of The DUI Book. Kessler Law Firm defends clients in Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Martin County and Indian River County.
Bio
Attorney Michael Kessler has practiced criminal law in Florida since 1985. He is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and has recently started teaching a DUI boot camp for defense lawyers in Fort Pierce.

He is a founding member of the Saint Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and co-author of the Florida section of The DUI Book.

Attorney Kessler’s thorough, exhaustive, meticulous approach, exceptional skill, and dedication uniquely qualifies him to represent clients not only facing DUI but also drug charges, domestic violence, and assault.

Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, an honor bestowed by the Florida Bar, Division of Specialization
Identified as a Super Lawyer the past four years (by Law & Politics Magazine)
Consistently earns AVVO’s top rating “10.0 – Superb”
Co-Author of Florida’s DUI Book
Rated AV – “Preeminent – by Martindale Hubbell
1985 graduate, University of North Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor degree
1982 graduate, University of North Carolina, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice and Political Science
Member, Florida Bar, North Carolina Bar (inactive), Indian River County Bar Association, St. Lucie County Bar Association
Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Legal Panel, National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws
Founder and member, St. Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense lawyers
Invited guest lecturer, “Strategies and Tactics for Defending DUI Cases,” West Palm Beach, Florida
Invited guest lecturer, “DUI Source Code Litigation, Strategies and Tactics,” Atlanta, Georgia and Lansing, Michigan
Invited guest lecturer: “Basic DUI Defense for Young Lawyers,” Tampa Florida
Invited guest lecturer: “How to Demonstrate What’s Wrong with the Intoxylizer 8000,” Columbus, Ohio
Invited guest lecturer: “Closing Arguments in DUI Cases,” New Orleans, Louisiana, and Orlando, Florida
Invited guest lecturer: “DUI Defense for Public Defenders,” Fort Pierce, Florida
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Criminal Law
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education/Training
University of North Carolina School of Law, JD - Juris Doctor 1985
University of North Carolina, BS - Bachelor of Science 1982
Memberships
National College for DUI Defense
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Indian River County Bar Association
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
St. Lucie County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Bar Admissions
1985
Free Consultation
Yes
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