Michael A. Atter

Michael A. Atter: Attorney with Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.
  • Managing Partner at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. (4 Attorneys)
  • 100 North Laura Street, Suite 702, Jacksonville, FL 32202
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  • Michael A. Atter, J.D., serves as the Managing Partner for Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. [email protected]
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Biography

Michael A. Atter, J.D., an A.V. rated attorney, is a graduate of Florida State University (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, English 1976) and the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL (J.D. 1979). He is a member of the Florida Bar and Federal Bar-Middle District of Florida. Mr. Atter joined the Firm as an Associate in 1981 and has served as the Managing Partner since 1996, where he has overseen the growth of the Firm from two attorneys to its present configuration, encompassing eight attorneys and two locations, as well as expanding its areas of practice from personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, and criminal law to include business, tax, estate planning, employment, sports and entertainment, intellectual property, bankruptcy and foreclosure defense. Prior to coming to the Firm, he served as Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, where he prosecuted juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony offenses, including murder cases, from 1979 to 1981. When he left the State Attorney's Office to join the Firm, he was a Circuit Court Division Head. At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., Mr. Atter has primarily represented Plaintiffs in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Medical Malpractice cases. A veteran of jury trials and high-end injury cases, he has concentrated in the areas of traumatic brain injury, trucking accidents and complex medical negligence cases. Over the years, Mr. Atter has handled numerous cases resulting in seven-figure outcomes. Mr. Atter also represents clients in Family Law and Criminal Law matters. Mr. Atter has been a Certified Circuit Court Mediator and Family Mediator since 2006. His civic involvement has included: Jacksonville Jaycees (Jaycee of the Year in 1983); Vice President and President of the Civic Roundtable (1984; 1985), Board of Directors, First Coast Family Center (2000-2002); Board of Visitors, FSU College of Law (2003-2006); Board of Directors, Greater Jacksonville Area USO (2007-).

Areas of Practice (33)

  • Personal Injury
  • Animal and Dog Bites
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Injuries to Minors and Children
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Foreclosures
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Commercial Foreclosure
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Debtor Bankruptcy
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Florida State University, B.A., English, 1976
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, Florida
Memberships:
Jacksonville Bar Association; The Florida Bar; Florida Justice Association; Jacksonville Justice Association; Federal Bar Middle District of Florida.
Birth Information:
Jacksonville, Florida, 1954
ISLN:
909352231
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other - Checks and Money Orders
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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