Michael D. Fowler, J.D., LL.M
With a deep commitment to serving seniors and their families, attorney Michael D. Fowler, J.D., LL.M has practiced law on the Treasure Coast since 1980.
Michael’s commitment is demonstrated in the recognition he has received from his peers for professional excellence as well as his active involvement in both the legal community and the Treasure Coast community as a whole.
Michael is Florida Bar Board Certified in both Elder Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates, a distinction held by few attorneys in the state. He has also earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.
Michael is an active member of the St. Lucie County Bar Association and the Port St. Lucie Bar Association, having served in various capacities over the years and receiving multiple Pro Bono Service Awards. A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Michael is also a charter member of ElderCounsel, an organization of attorneys focused on innovative and forward-thinking advocacy for seniors.
Dedicated to giving back to the Treasure Coast community he loves, Michael frequently speaks at local forums to educate the public about important estate planning and long-term care planning issues. He served as chair of the fund-raising committee for the construction of the St. Lucie County Hospice House on Midway Road, and also served for many years as a member of the Board of Directors and the Foundation Board for Hospice of the Treasure Coast. He is a member of the St. Lucie County Advisory Board for Alzheimer’s Community Care, prior member of the Royal Palm Society Board for Heathcote Botanical Gardens and is a member of the St. Lucie Chamber of Commerce. The firm is a benefactor of Treasure Coast Advocates for Seniors, for which Michael has served on the board.
A Navy veteran who spent six years flying single-seat jets as a naval aviator, Michael graduated from Tulane University in 1968 and earned his Juris Doctorate degree, with honors, as well as a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law.
Michael and his spouse, Virginia, reside in St. Lucie County, having raised their five children here on the Treasure Coast. He enjoys bicycling, motorcycling, golf and other outdoor and fitness activities.