Contact Michael Obringer


Michael Obringer

Michael Obringer has been practicing law for over 35 years in Jacksonville and has tried over 300 cases to verdict.  His experience has been in most areas of civil litigation. Michael defends lawyers, doctors, dentists, hospitals, and their employees in malpractice suits and claims brought against them. Michael has tried cases and defended clients in trucking and transportation litigation. He tries significant product liability cases where there is catastrophic damage and/or serious injury or death.  Michael also litigates commercial and business matters ranging from partnership and shareholder disputes to contract litigation such as franchisor-franchisee disagreements.

After serving in the United States Army Reserve, Michael began his law career as a prosecutor in Florida. For nine years he served as an assistant state attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Michael was later designated as a special assistant United States attorney where he handled the largest racketeering case ever tried in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Bar Admissions and Education

Bar Admissions


  • 1974
    U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • 1975
    U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1978
    U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • 1984


  • University of Florida (J.D., 1973)
  • University of Notre Dame (1971, B.B.A.)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Defense Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Attorneys Listed by Best Lawyers in America
  • Jacksonville Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” 2013; Jacksonville Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”2014; Listed since 2008 for these areas and Professional Malpractice
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy, Certification, 2000

Contact Michael Obringer

Office: 904.358.8300
Fax: 904.358.8303
Assistant: Susan Bennett
Assistant Email:

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