Were you arrested and charged with a felony after a fight? Are you entitled to a stand your ground or self-defense argument? Have you been accused of burglary, robbery or murder? Your future hangs in the balance and significant prison time is a possible penalty.

Do not trust your case to any lawyer. When the stakes are so high, you need a criminal defense attorney with experience who has successfully handled similar cases. Investing in quality representation can affect the outcome of your case.

At the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Michael A. Gottlieb, P.A., we have defended thousands of clients in Florida over the past 25 years. We focus our practice solely on criminal defense and we are devoted to defending your constitutional rights. Our founding attorney has experience that is hard to find in Broward County and has tried more than 150 criminal jury trials over his career.


Our attorneys think outside the box when developing a tailored defense strategy specific to your case. Our attorneys work together on cases with unparalleled dedication to address constitutional rights' abuses. We know how to uncover and use these violations, along with weaknesses in the prosecutor's case, to your advantage.

We have handled many high-profile violent cases in Broward County, and have the resources to aggressively defend you against first-degree homicide charges. Some of the cases we have handled have dealt with serious violent charges, such as:

  • Assault and Battery, felony battery, aggravated assault or aggravated battery
  • Battery of a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest with violence
  • Robbery by sudden snatch, strong arm robbery or robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon
  • Burglary, armed burglary
  • Weapons offenses
  • Manslaughter, murder in the second degree or murder in the first degree

Your team of attorneys will provide direct and honest advice through the process. We will also be available to you whenever a question or concern arises.

To schedule an initial FREE consult with us, please call 954-462-1005 or complete our confidential online form.