Michael A. Sastre - Attorney at Law

333 S.E. 2nd Avenue
Suite 3200
Miami, Florida 33131

P 305-416-6880
F 305-416-6887

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Biography

Michael is a 20-year lawyer whose trial and appellate practices focus on general liability and insurance related matters, including property and casualty (bad faith and insurance coverage), wrongful death, admiralty, medical/nursing home negligence, auto and trucking liability, construction defect and architectural/engineering errors and omissions, clergy and school sexual misconduct and general product liability defense. He periodically lectures before clients and industry groups on these topics.    

In his appellate practice, Michael has argued before the Third and Fourth District Courts of Appeal, as well as the 11th Circuit Appellate Court for Miami-Dade County. Michael is AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

A native Miamian, Michael is active in numerous community organizations, and serves on the Board of Directors of three area non-profits. He is married with two young children.  

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Education
  • Tulane University, B.S., biology (1991)
  • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D. (1995)
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Reported Cases
  • Dougherty v. City of Miami, 89 So. 3d 963 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012)
  • Dougherty v. City of Miami, 23 So. 3d 156 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)
  • Bethany Evangelical Covenant Church of Miami, Fla., Inc. v. Calandra, 994 So. 2d (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)
  • Exodus Underhill, LLC v. v. Behar, 983 So. 2d 592 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
  • Bowe v. Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., 979 So. 2d 423 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)
  • Hernandez-Canton v. Miami City Commission, 971 So. 2d 829 (Fla. 3d DCA 2007)
  • Peterson v. Johnson, Case No.: 4D07-2267, opinion filed May 14, 2008 (Fla. 4th DCA)
  • Peterson v. Palm Beach Gardens Christ Fellowship, 909 So. 2d 348 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005)
  • Howell v. Jackson, 810 So. 2d 1081 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002)
  • Hernandez v. Amisub, Inc., 774 So. 2d 539 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998)
Civic
  • Counsel – Board of Trustees, The Cushman School
  • Board of Governors – Miami Yacht Club
  • Board of Trustees; Executive and Finance Committee – Miami Shores Community Church
  • Board of Directors – Mad Cat Theatre Company
Awards & Recognitions
  • "AV" Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
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  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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