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Michael Scott O'Neal, Sr.

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Michael Scott O'Neal, Sr., American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986. Named 3550th Pilot Training Wing Instructor of Year, 1970, Lawyer of Year, Jacksonville Chapter of America Board Trial Advocates, 2010.

Background

Sr., Michael Scott O'Neal, was born on December 22, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Jack Edwin and Lucille (Colvin) O'N.

Education

Associate of Arts, Florida Junior College, 1975. Bachelor in Economics summa cum laude, University Northern Florida, 1977. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Florida, 1979.

Career

Associate Howell, Liles, Braddock & Milton, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980-1983. Partner Commander, Legler, Werber, Dawes, Sadler & Howell, 1983-1991, Foley & Lardner, Jacksonville, 1991-1993, Howell O'Neal & Johnson, Jacksonville, 1993-1996, Howell & O'Neal, Jacksonville, since 1996. Pro bono attorney Legal Aid Society, Jacksonville, 1980—2003.

Practicing attorney Lawyers Reference, Jacksonville, 1980—2000. Served with United States Air Force, 1968-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986.

Membership

President Julington Landing Homeowners Association, Jacksonville, 1980-1983. Served United States Air Force, 1968-1974. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocates (Jacksonville president 2009), Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Northeast Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council (president 1996), Jacksonville Association Defense Counsel (president 1999), International Association Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, San Jose Country Club (Jacksonville).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, music.

Connections

Married Barbara Louise Hardie, January 30, 1971 (divorced September 1974). 1 child, Jennifer Erin. Married Helen Margaret Joost, March 18, 1985.

Children: Mary Helen, Angela Marie, Michael Scott O'Neal Junior.

father:
Jack Edwin O'N.

mother:
Lucille (Colvin) O'N.

spouses:
Barbara Louise Hardie

Helen Margaret Joost

children:
Jennifer Erin Sr.

Mary Helen Sr.

Angela Marie Sr.

Michael Scott O'Neal Junior Sr.