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Michelle Barton King
Founder Barton King Law, P.A.
Michelle Barton King was born in Manhattan, New York and lived in New York until the age of 12, when she moved to Miami, Florida with her family. After graduating from Miami Palmetto Senior High School, she attended and graduated from University of Miami with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (minor in Sociology) in 1992. After graduating from University of Miami, Ms. Barton King worked as a Guardian Supervisor with the 11th Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program until she began studying law at Nova Southeastern University Law School.
After graduating with a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University Law School in 1998, Ms. Barton King practiced law at a boutique family law firm in Coconut Grove, Florida. Thereafter, she became an associate at a mid-size firm in Hollywood, Florida where she practiced insurance defense, with a focus on automobile accidents. In 2004, Ms. Barton King became an associate in one of the country’s largest minority owned law firms, in Coral Gables, Florida, where she continued to practice insurance defense and expanded her legal focus to premises liability, product liability, high value automobile accidents, toxic tort, wrongful death, negligent security and property damage (residential/commercial) cases.
In 2011, Ms. Barton King co-founded Barton King Soret, P.A. in Coral Gables, Florida, a multicultural minority owned firm that provides personalized legal services to individuals. Each client is treated with dignity and respect, regardless of circumstance and have one-on-one attention from an attorney — not a legal assistant, paralegal or secretary. Ms. Barton King’s area of practice includes personal injury, property damage litigation against homeowner insurance companies, general civil litigation as well as domestic family law. In 2014, Michelle Barton King became 100% shareholder in her firm and renamed the firm Barton King Law, P.A.
Ms. Barton King is authorized to practice law in the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Federal Court).