Michael Salnick is a criminal defense attorney who has been practicing state and federal criminal law for over 38 years and has become one of the most experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers in America.
Michael started his legal career as a public defender in 1978. After three years of public service, he transitioned into private practice. In 1981, Michael partnered with future State Attorney Barry Krischer, who served as the county’s top prosecutor for 16 years.
Throughout his active and distinguished career, Michael has tried criminal cases in 17 states and in Europe. Michael represented high-profile clients including Warren Newell, one of three Palm Beach County commissioners imprisoned on corruption charges in the 2000s, and Dalia Dippolito, convicted of hiring a hit man to kill her husband, a conviction since reversed by an appellate court. Though he has defended high-profile clients, Michael has defended clients against all types of criminal charges.
For the last 10 years, Michael has been named in Florida’s SuperLawyer Magazine. Michael is a Life Member of the Florida and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is AV rated, and has been Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar since 1987. He is also nationally certified in criminal trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.