Michael Ferrin

Michael Ferrin

Partner
Location:
Orlando, Florida
Phone:
407-965-2319
888-545-9537
813-513-0541
Fax:
407-802-2283
Email:

Michael Ferrin practices in the areas of domestic and family law, criminal law, and bankruptcy. Mr. Ferrin's experience has given him a unique ability to understand the difficulties one can face when confronted with the issues involved in these areas. Mr. Ferrin prides himself on treating each client as if they were family and making sure that as a client you are well informed and receive the highest level of representation.

Mr. Ferrin has been a resident of Florida for over 25 years. He was born in New Orleans and raised in Key West Florida. He received his bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Florida and his law degree from Barry University School of Law.

Mr. Ferrin has always had the desire to help individuals which is why he has always worked in private practice. On his path to helping individuals Mr. Ferrin had the opportunity to work for one of Central Florida's largest private bankruptcy firms. While doing so he was able to represent many individuals and small businesses in their bankruptcies some of which had debts exceeding twenty million dollars, $20,000,000.

Mr. Ferrin is involved in the following organizations and affiliations: US Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida, The Florida Bar, American Bar Association, The Central Florida Bankruptcy Lawyers Association, and the Orange County Bar Association.

Additionally, Mr. Ferrin is a former adjunct professor for Everest University. Mr. Ferrin is dedicated to helping the community and accepts several pro bono cases from Orange County each year.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Modifications
  • Relocation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Fathers' Rights
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Contempt and Enforcement
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Adoption
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Contested / Uncontested Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Complex Property Division
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Custody and Time Sharing / Visitation
  • Interstate Custody Issues
  • Child Support
  • Divorce Later in Life
  • Bankruptcy and Divorce
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Domestic Violence
  • Driving With A Suspended License
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI
  • Fraud
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Probation Violation
  • Racing and Reckless Driving
  • Robbery
  • Sealing Records and Expungement
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft
  • Traffic Crimes
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2008

Education

  • Barry University School of Law, Orlando, Florida
    • J.D. - 2007
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Major: Business

Published Works

  • Chapter 7 Commercial Bankruptcy Strategies, Aspatore Book publication, 2016
  • Inside the Minds: Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, Aspatore Book publication, 2015

Classes/Seminars

  • Former Professor, Business Law, Everest University, 2010
  • Top 8 Complications in Bankruptcy, NBI, 2015
  • Financial Divorce Settlements From Start to Finish, NBI, 2015
  • Family Law Workshop for Paralegals, Halfmoon Education Inc., 2015

Honors and Awards

  • 10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Clients Choice Award, AVVO, 2014
  • Young Lawyer Pro Bono Award of Excellence, Orange County Bar Association, 2013
  • 2013 Attorney Award, AVVO, 2013
  • Pro Bono Award for 2012, Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2012
  • 2015 Orlando Style, Orlando's No. 1 Legal Elite
  • 2015 Spotlight on the Law Orlando Style Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • CFBLA - Central Florida Bankruptcy Lawyers Association, Former Member, 2008 - Present
  • NACBA - National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Former Member, 2008 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Seminole County Bar Association, Member, 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Orange County Legal Aid

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish