Fourth Judicial Circuit in Jacksonville, FL, US
Circuit Court Judge Michael Kalil lives in Jacksonville, Florida, where he serves the Fourth Judicial Circuit and presides over Delinquency Court and Dependency Court. In this role, Michael Kalil draws upon years of experience working on thousands of legal cases.
For nine years, Michael Kalil served at the law firm of John S. Kalil, P.A., as a civil trial attorney. Before that, he worked as an assistant public defender for two years. In addition, he served on the board of the Florida Justice Association Young Lawyers Division for two terms and was the vice-chairman of the City of Jacksonville Civil Service Board for two years.
Michael Kalil graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in philosophy and chaired a statewide judicial council among all Florida public universities, which led to his involvement in the Leadership Florida program. He later earned his Juris Doctor at the Stetson College of Law, where he was the class representative for the Student Bar Association and earned the Stetson College of Law Certificate in Leadership Development. He also completed more than 200 service hours to earn the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.