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Michael R Phillips is a trial attorney who concentrates his Family Law practice on complex divorce cases, child custody, business valuations, and military issues. He is a Barrister and past Jacksonville Executive Committee member of the Florida Family Law Inns of Court. Attorney Phillips is an active member of Rotary International – Beaches Oceanside and Jacksonville Chapter President of the Carolina Alumni Association. He is former Assistant District Legal Counsel for the Florida Department of Children and Families in both St. Johns and Duval Counties in Florida.


  • Fletcher & Phillips, partner, 2006-present
  • Florida Department of Children and Families, Assistant District Legal Counsel, 2005-2006

Lectures & Publications:

  • (2012, June 19) Introduction to Divorce Law, LawReviewCle
  • (2010) Reducing Stress Without Sacrificing Success in a Boutique Marital and Family Law Firm, The Family Law Commentator, Vol. XXIV, No.3, 11-13.
  • (2008, November 7) Handling Electronic Records and Files, Electronic Law Office, Half Moon LLC
  • (2007, August 2) Obtaining and Evaluating Information, Florida Family Practice, Half Moon LLC,


  • US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • US District Court, Florida Middle District
  • Florida Court of Appeals
  • Florida Bar


  • Florida Super Lawyer, since 2009
  • National Advocates Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Law Lawyers


  • Florida Family Law Inns of Court, Barrister and Officer
  • Florida Bar Association, Family Law section
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Beach Bar Association
  • Clay County Bar Association
  • Carolina Alumni Association, President Jacksonville Chapter
  • Gamecock Club, Board of Directors
  • Rotary International, Beaches Oceanside President
  • DEMP Project, Board of Directors
  • Alco House, Board of Directors
  • Hodges Presbyterian Church, Elder & Chairman, Endowment Committee


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
  • University of South Carolina School of Business, B.S.,
  • University of South Carolina, President Jacksonville Gamecock Club


Practice Area
Family Law
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