Michelle Diaz  specializes in First and Third Party Practice as well as various issue related to Insurance Coverage. Prior to joining Kubicki Draper as an Associate, Michelle was a Summer Associate in the Miami office.

Michelle was raised in Miami and is equally fluent in both English and Spanish. Michelle attended Florida State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and International Affairs. At Florida State, she was part of the Leadership Board of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. During her undergraduate studies, Michelle received a minor in French when she studied abroad at the Institut Catholique de Paris in Paris, France.

Michelle received her law degree from Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad College of Law in 2017. During her first year as a law student, Michelle served as a Judicial Assistant to the Honorable Judge Garcia Wood in the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. While in law school, Michelle served as an Articles Editor for the Nova Law Review. Her comment Will Florida Follow Georgia in Emergency Physician Medical Malpractice Reform?, 40 NOVA. L. REV. 185 was published in Fall 2015. Additionally, Michelle served as Vice President of the Tort Law Society, a Teaching Assistant for Torts, and as an Advocate for the Nova Trial Association.

Throughout her law school years, Michelle was a Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient and was awarded Dean’s List every year. She was also a Silver Medal Award Recipient for her numerous pro bono work hours contributed to the community. In May 2017, Michelle Graduated Cum Laude from the College of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor.

Practice Areas


  • Nova Southeastern University (J.D., 2017)
    cum laude
    Honors: Silver Medal Award Recipient; Dean's Merit Scholarship Recipient; Dean's List
  • Florida State University (B.A., 2013)


  • State of Florida, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta 


  • Spanish
  • French

Published Works


Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Judge Garcia Wood, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Judicial Assistant
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Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie


Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Lafayette | Madison | Nassau | Saint Johns

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton


Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.308.3352

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Our Firm


In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.


Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat... Literally!

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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