A resident of Jacksonville, Florida, Circuit Court Judge Michael Kalil studied at Stetson College of Law to obtain his Juris Doctor. Michael Kalil also holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy from the University of North Florida.
In 2021, he became a circuit judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in the State of Florida. In this role, Judge Kalil oversees cases in the Delinquency and Dependency Courts.
Michael Kalil began his career working as a certified legal intern for the Office of the Public Defender. Upon completing his law degree, he served as an assistant public defender for the Jacksonville Office of the Public Defender, where he managed 29 trials ranging from juvenile delinquency to felonies, while serving residents of Duval County.
He subsequently joined his father’s law firm, the Law Offices of John Kalil, P.A. As an attorney in this position, he represented hundreds of clients in a diverse range of legal claims involving personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death. Judge Michael Kalil also has experience serving on the board of the Florida Justice Association Young Lawyers Division and the Civil Service Board for the City of Jacksonville, Florida.