Michael B. Decembrino Jr.

Associate
Michael Decembrino headshot

Overview

Mike Decembrino is a litigation and dispute resolution attorney in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville office where he focuses his practice on a variety of litigation matters in state and federal court. Mr. Decembrino's practice includes business, insurance and contract disputes, as well as class actions across various industries. He also handles matters involving business torts, negligence and product liability.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Decembrino served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Honorable Robert M. Dees of the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

In law school, Mr. Decembrino graduated second in his class. He served as a teaching assistant for courses in legal writing and appellate advocacy, a research editor of the Florida Law Review and a member of the Honor Committee. He also served as a summer associate in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville office for two consecutive summers.

Before law school, Mr. Decembrino worked as a college admissions officer and high school counselor in addition to coaching baseball at the college and high school levels.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., Politics, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Memberships
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, 2019-2020
  • Florida Law Review, Research Editor
Honors & Awards
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif
  • Book Award, Evidence, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2019
  • Book Award, Employment Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2019
  • Book Award, Legal Drafting, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2019
  • Book Award, Civil Procedure, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2018
  • Book Award, Property, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2018
  • Book Award, Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2018
  • Book Award, Torts, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2017
  • Book Award, Legal Writing, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2017

Publications