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Michael C. McQuagge, Esq.

Michael McQuagge, Esq. McQuagge King LawA former University of Florida quarterback, Mr. McQuagge graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in political science and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. His career includes serving as a prosecutor for the Hillsborough County State’s Attorney Criminal and Juvenile Justice Divisions, and House Counsel for Allstate Insurance Company. Mike has been a member of the Florida Bar Association since 1998 and a member of the Lee County Bar Association since 1999. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney and a Florida Certified Circuit Court Mediator.

Community Involvement:

Mr. McQuagge is a former member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, a former Board member for the Lee County Division of the American Cancer Society and was the Chair of the 2007 American Cancer Society’s Cattle Barons’ Ball, one of the most successful fundraising events in Lee County History. He has also served as the coach of both the Fort Myers and Canterbury High School Mock Trial Teams. Mike also coached Pee Wee football and Little League baseball teams in our area.

What Florida Bar Board Certified Means:

Florida Bar Board CertifiedBoard certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law, professionalism, ethics in practice.

Board Certified attorneys are the only Florida lawyers allowed to identify or advertise themselves as “Florida Bar Board Certified” and as specialists or experts. Certification is the highest level of recognition by the The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
A lawyer who is a good-standing member of The Florida Bar and who meets the standards prescribed by the state’s Supreme Court may become board certified in one or more of 22 certification fields. Approximately 4,300 Florida lawyers are board certified. Minimum requirements for certification are listed below and each area of certification may contain higher or additional standards.

  • Minimum of 5 years in law practice
  • Satisfactory showing of substantial involvement in the field of law for which certification is sought
  • Passing grades on the examination required of all applicants
  • Satisfactory peer review assessment of competence in the specialty field, as well as character, ethics, and professionalism in the practice of law
  • Satisfaction of the certification area’s continuing legal education requirements.

Michael McQuagge is board certified by the Florida Bar specialist in Civil Trail Law. This means the Florida Bar and their peers agree Michael has the highest skills in personal injury trials measurable by the Florida Bar.