Michael Cerasa

Michael Cerasa

Attorney Michael Cerasa takes on big companies, but he works for individuals. He understands that every client is unique. Attorney Cerasa will listen to you AND develop a winning strategy for your claim.


Attorney Cerasa has been representing people injured in accidents or from defective drugs or medical devices for more than 15 years. His goal is to offer clients the experience of a big law firm coupled with the attentiveness of a smaller practice.


Born in Massachusetts, attorney Cerasa fell in love with Central Illinois after relocating to Champaign with his family. Michael attended the Florida State University College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. He began his professional career in law in Florida immediately after and has been admitted by state bars in Illinois and Florida, and in Florida’s Northern, Middle, and Southern districts as well as the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. A longtime advocate for accident victims, attorney Cerasa is focused on holding negligent people responsible for their carelessness or greed and making sure that injured folks understand their rights and don’t get ripped off by insurance companies.


He has been named a Super Lawyer, holds a 10 out of 10 rating on AVVO, and has been ranked as one of Florida’s Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers.


  • The Florida State University College of Law, cum laude (2005)
  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, cum laude (2001)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois and Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals


  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Florida Justice Association (FJA)
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA)


  • AVVO Top Attorney, Personal Injury, Superb 10 Rating
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Nation’s Top 1% of blue-ribbon attorneys – awarded by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

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