Michael Kendall is the Chair of the workers’ compensation practice area. His practice focuses on representing insurance carriers and employers in Workers’ Compensation matters. Mr. Kendall represents insurance companies, hospitals, government entities, and individuals in all aspects of civil litigation, including medical malpractice defense litigation.
Mr. Kendall attended the University of Southern Indiana where he received his B.S. in Psychology (1997) and received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Dayton School of Law. During his studies, he served as President of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity (1999-2000), and was a Semi-Finalist in the Walter Rice Moot Court competition (1999), and was a member of the school’s National Moot Court Team (1999-2000).
Mr. Kendall was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2000 and is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel, and Federal Bar of the Middle District of Florida. He served as a Judicial Staff Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit from 2000-2003. Mr. Kendall has been named a Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine. Mr. Kendall is a Barrister member of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court. Mr. Kendall has also served as an adjunct professor of Lawyering Processes at the Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL where he taught first-year students legal research and writing.
Mr. Kendall was awarded, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry. This award is for continuous professional recognition – an accomplishment realized by the Top 10% of American Professionals. In addition to his time in the office, Mr. Kendall has served as the President of the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville.