Michael Salnick

Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL
Outstanding Service Award, NIU Law School, January 2007. Member, Alumni Counsel NIU Law School, 2007-. Faculty, Florida Public Defender and Prosecutor Workshop, University of Florida Law School, 1983, 2007, 2008. Speaker: "Using the Prosecutor to Your Advantage," Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys CLE, April 1999; "The Right To Counsel For The Non-Rich," National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers C.L.E., May 2008; "What Civil Lawyers Should Know About Criminal Law," Nova Law School Alumni, CLE. Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Palm Beach County, 1978-1981. Member, Board of Trustees, 2007-, Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society.

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Bribery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Death Penalty
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forgery
  • Wiretapping
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Extradition
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Victims Rights
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud


Overall Client Rating

in Criminal Law
4.5 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 6 reviews
  • Recommended by 5 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 05/06/14
Posted by a Consumer on 05/06/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Attorney Michael Salnick is a man of his word, he sits you down and explains everything, he is always on time and insists on different solutions so that jail time is not an option at least in my case. His staff is excellent and the money i paid was worth it.
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Posted by a Consumer on 05/12/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Professional, great staff, very good defense team. Uses other professionals when needed. I was acquitted in Broward County.
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1979, Florida
1983, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar
1984, U.S. Supreme Court
1985, New York
1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1987, District of Columbia
1988, Colorado
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Pro Hac Vice Admissions: South Carolina, Michigan, Indiana, Louisiana, Virginia, Vermont, Georgia, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii (Honolulu Division)

Additional Payment Information
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    University of Miami Law School

    Northern Illinois University
    Class of 1978

    University Attended

    American University

    Marietta College
    Class of 1975

    Birth Information

    Born in 1953
    Passaic, New Jersey, October 11, 1953

    Associations & Memberships

    Palm Beach County Bar Association (Member, 1997-2000, 2006- and Chairman, 2008-2009, Grievance Committee); The Florida Bar (Editor, Newsletter and Bar Journal Column, 1982-1986, Executive Couns... More


    (Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)

    Hobbies & Interests

    Snow skiing, Baseball, Collecting Lionel Trains and Vintage slot cars.

    Contact Information






    Send email to Michael Salnick

    Office Information
    Michael Salnick
    One Clearlake Centre 250 South Australian Avenue, Suite 1203,
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5018


    Law Office of Salnick, Fuchs & Bertisch, P.A. (West Palm Beach, Florida)

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