Attorney Michael J. Babboni received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Wisconsin in 1984. In 1987, he proceeded to graduate from Stetson University of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor degree. This helped lay the foundation for his extensive, impressive career.
In October 1987, Babboni began practicing criminal and civil litigation in and around St. Petersburg, FL. His career has included being lead counsel for jury trials everywhere, from Sarasota County to Pasco County, and from Sebring in the center of the state to Sanford in the South. Mr. Babboni has litigated extensively in front of the Second District of Appeals, where he won reversals on a number of essential appellate decisions.
This lawyer has been successful in arguing before Georgia's 11th Circuit Court of Appeals during the Louis Elam v. Railroad Retirement Board case. This was a turning point in the Federal Government, as it established refreshed guidelines for determining permanent disability regarding federal employees.
Mr. Babboni's awards, activities and associations reflect on his passions and terrific talents. He was selected as a charter member by the city council in St. Petersburg for their Nuisance Abatement Board. He helped this board develop polices that are models for similar large municipalities all over Florida state. He has also served for the City of St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Baseball Committee, where he helped bring a major league ball team into the city. This produced commerce and increased tourism, thanks to his advocacy. Michael J. Babboni became certified through the Supreme Court of Florida in 1997 as a Circuit Court Mediator. 2006 found Mr. Babboni certified with the National Football League as one of their Player Representatives, Contract Advisors, and Agents. Currently, he represents a number of different NFL players. Michael J. Babboni found himself named on the Mayor's Stadium Task Force in 2014 to assist in evaluating the viable options and economic impact for the construction of a brand new stadium for baseball in the city of St. Petersburg. He is currently a member of the Florida Justice Association, as well as the St. Petersburg Bar Association. Appearing on many different local news channels to offer advice and commentary in legal matters has won him a form of local celebrity. He has also been interviewed often regarding cases on which he's worked. He advocates for the city while helping the citizens through his craft with poise and confidence. In 2018, Mr. Babboni was appointed by the Mayor of St. Petersburg to the Mayors's Stadium Task Force to study the viability of replacing Tropicana Field with a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Michael J Babboni fights for the injured to get what they are owed. Our attorneys have the firm belief that justice pays.