Michael Mastrogiovanni has lived in the Tampa Bay area for over 35 years with his family. His career started out in the medical field where he worked as an administrator for over a decade eventually acquiring ownership of several assisted living facilities. Like many working professionals, Michael went to college at night while working full time during the day. He obtained his A.A. degree with honors from St. Petersburg Junior College in 2000, his B.A. degree Cum Laude from University of South Florida in 2002 and went on to attend Stetson University College of Law graduating in 2004.
Upon graduation, Michael was hired by the State Attorney’s Office for the 6th Judicial Circuit in Pinellas County where he gained invaluable experience while handling hundreds of DUI, domestic violence and county court cases, including many jury trials. During his tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, Michael was sought out by a large law firm where he handled criminal defense, DUI defense, civil litigation and social security disability law. The offices were located in Clearwater, New Port Richey and Spring Hill and he handled cases in Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Hillsborough, Sumter, Citrus and Polk counties.
Volunteering is not uncommon for Michael, he has handled numerous pro bono cases during his career and continues to give back to the community. His memberships and affiliations include:
- Vice President Allgood-Altman Inn of Court, Pasco County, 2009-2010
- Licensed by Florida Supreme Court County Court Mediator, 2004-2009
- Volunteer Judge, Pinellas County Teen Court, 2004-2005
- Florida Bar Association
- Member Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2012-current
- Clearwater Bar Association
- West-Pasco Bar Association
- Hernando County Bar Association