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Michael Fayard

Michael Fayard

Former Prosecutor in Florida and Hawaii. The Trial Lawyer You Can Count On!
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law
  • Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky
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Summary

I am a former prosecutor in both Sarasota, Florida and Maui, Hawaii. I have prosecuted and defended some of the most serious crimes.

My focus is provided the highest caliber legal representation to all of my clients in contested legal matters. Your right to a trial by jury is a fundamental right if you have been injured in an accident, accused of a crime or suffered a wrong at the result of someone else's behavior. I differentiate my practice in that I routinely try cases before juries and courts.

I am authorized to practice in all state and federal courts for Florida, Kentucky, Colorado, and Hawaii. I am also regularly admitted to practice in other courts around the country in order to represent my clients. I also act as trial counsel and litigation support for other firms and lawyers throughout the country.

My jury trial experience includes successful representation for client in severe personal injury cases, including car accidents, Jones Act Maritime Cases, Truck Accidents, and general personal injuries; complex civil cases, including business litigation matters; family law cases, including divorce, custody, support and alimony; bankruptcies, both personal (Chapters 7 & 13), Business Reorganizations (Chapter 11), and Adversary Proceedings; and criminal cases, including serious felonies and sex crimes.

I have a proven history of seven figure verdicts and settlements for my injured clients, and excellent results for my criminal defense clients.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I offer free consultations by phone, video conference, or in-person meetings.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    I accept personal injury cases on a contingent basis as set forth by the bar.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 52816
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Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 50673
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Hawaii
Hawaii State Bar Association
ID Number: 10932
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Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
ID Number: 93460
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Fayard Law, PLLC
- Current
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Maui County
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Personal Injury Attorney
Morgan & Morgan P.C.
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Managing Attorney
Fayard Law, PLLC
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Felony Line Attorney
State Attorney's Office - Florida
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Managing Attorney
Fayard Law, PLLC
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Education
Stetson University College of Law
LL.M. (2010) | International Law
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Honors: High Honors: International Litigation and Arbitration Honors: Advanced Legal Analysis; Advanced Legal Research; International Law; Advanced Legal Research Certificates: Westlaw; LexisNexis
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Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Honors
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University of Cincinnati
B.A. (2005) | Economics
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Activities: Army ROTC
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Awards
10
Avvo
AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0050673
Member
Current
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Maui County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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The Colorado Bar  # 52816
- Current
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Hawaii State Bar Association  # 10932
- Current
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Denver Bar Association
- Current
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Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
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Manasota Trial Lawyers Board
- Current
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Louisville Bar Association
- Current
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Sarasota County Bar Association
- Current
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Kentucky Bar Association  # 93460
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Sex Sting Cases in Florida
Michael Fayard
Speaking Engagements
Closing Arguments , Trial Skills , Sarasota
Certifications
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbel
Websites & Blogs
Website
Fayard Law Home Page
Blog
Fayard Law Blog
Legal Answers
24 Questions Answered

Q. What would be the charge for getting a Emergency order citation
A: 127A-29 violations are generally misdemeanors with the maximum punishment of a $5000 fine and a year in jail. These charges also have the right to a jury trial. See https://www.fayard-law.com/maui-criminal-defense/maui-127a-29/ for more info
Q. What is the code to a lawyer by entering the number associated with that particular attorney called
A: Do you mean bar number? If so, you can find that on the state bar association’s website (Hawaii is HSBA.org). And then you can search by attorney name. Other states allow searching by different parameters.
Q. I have a warrant for arrest due to failure to appear would it be better to get legal representation or turn myself in.
A: Hiring an attorney can be a great move for you in this case. Juat like in most cases, an attorney will get better results than a pro se defendant (someone that self-represents). In your case, an attorney may be able to file a motion to set aside the warrant and get the case resolved without you being arrested, sitting in jail, and then paying a bond.
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Contact & Map
Honolulu Office
1050 Queen St.
Suite #100
Honolulu, HI 96814
Telephone: (808) 445-6708
Monday: 6 AM - 4 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 6 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 6 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 6 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 6 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Sarasota Office
950 S. Tamiami Trail
Suite 208
Sarasota, FL 34236
Telephone: (941) 306-1310
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: I offer Free Consultations for all cases
Maui Office
430 Alamaha Street
Suite 102
Maui, HI 96732
Telephone: (808) 445-6708
Monday: 6 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 6 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 6 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 6 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 6 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: I offer free consultations for all cases.