Michael V. Baxter

Michael V. Baxter

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1615 Forum PI 4th Floor
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

As a leading Medical Malpractice attorney, Michael Baxter has won verdicts in several high-profile cases, including against the United States under the Federal Tort Claim Act for a delay in the diagnosis of a patient with bladder cancer, a multi-million dollar verdict on behalf of the wife and daughter of a man who died following a cardiac procedure, and most-recently, he secured the largest settlement in the firm’s history.*

A Florida native, Michael Baxter began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, serving as a career criminal prosecutor who tried more than 70 jury trials. He then went on to spend 16 years defending hospital and healthcare providers in medical negligence cases before joining the firm in 2015. He was named Partner in 2021 for his stellar representation of individual clients in Medical Malpractice claims.

Mr. Baxter lives in Jupiter with his wife, Helene, and are the proud parents of identical twin daughters and aspiring artists, Madisen and Maysen. A former state champion goalkeeper, Mr. Baxter enjoys competing in adult soccer tournaments around the country.

*Rules of Confidentiality prevents either party from discussing the nature of the settlement.

Admitted to the Florida Bar – 1996


Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Nova Southeastern University College of Law, 1996
B.S. Florida State University, 1992

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

State of Florida
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida


ABOTA (American Board of Trial Attorneys)
Florida Bar Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association
Florida Justice Association


AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
South Florida Legal Guide Top Attorney
Top Attorney in Medical Negligence
Florida Super Lawyers


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