Michael Woodard

Morgan & Morgan - Orlando
20 N Orange Ave Ste 1600
Orlando, FL 32801
407-839-4492
www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/michael-woodard


Mr. Woodard is an experienced trial attorney with a demonstrated history working in state and federal personal injury litigation.  Mr. Woodard was born in Winter Park, Florida and lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife and son.  He graduated from Edgewater High School with Honors in 2005 and later attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in 2009.  Thereafter, Mr. Woodard attended Stetson University College of Law where he graduated in the top of his class with Honors in 2012 and received the prestigious Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy.

While in law School, Mr. Woodard interned at Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal for Judge Craig Villanti and worked as the law school’s legal research liaison for one of the largest multinational mass media and information firms operating in the United States. Mr. Woodard was the President of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity and received the highest grade Book Award in several areas, including Medical Jurisprudence, Tort Law Practice and Skills, and Trial Advocacy.  Upon graduation, Mr. Woodard was presented the Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Woodard worked for one of the largest defense law firms in Florida representing insurance companies, businesses, and hospitals.  During this time, Mr. Woodard handled claims involving catastrophic personal injury, traumatic brain injury, medical and professional malpractice, premises liability, construction defect, and automobile negligence.

In July of 2019, Mr. Woodard joined the Orlando office of Morgan & Morgan, P.A. where he currently focuses his practice on personal injury litigation and premises liability claims. Mr. Woodard provides aggressive representation while maintaining compassion for his clients. In each case, Mr. Woodard brings his years of knowledge and experience in state and federal court to help the people fight for justice and to preserve the right of access for all persons to the civil jury trial system.

Mr. Woodard is a member of the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Since 2015, Mr. Woodard has been recognized by his peers with an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, which is only awarded to attorneys with the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

PRACTICE AREA
Brain Injuries
Car Accidents
Dog Bite & Animal Attacks
Motorcycle Accidents
Negligent Security & Inadequate Security
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Slip & Fall
Spinal Cord Injuries
Truck Accidents
Wrongful Death

BAR ADMISSIONS
Florida Bar 2012
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida 2018

EDUCATION
University of Florida B.A. 2009, magna cum laude
Stetson University College of Law J.D. 2012, cum laude