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Michael H. Kugler, Esq.

Civil Trial Attorney

Michael H. Kugler, Esq. is a Litigation Attorney at GOLDLAW.

Michael Kugler: From State Attorney to Champion for Victims

Michael Kugler has dedicated his career to obtaining justice for ALL categories of victims of negligence. He approaches his cases with tenacity, compassion, and respect. His refreshing ability to relate to all clients in a unique and honest way shows them how willing he is to fight for their rights.

Michael Kugler began his legal career at the Office of the State Attorney in Palm Beach County. A veteran of over 100 jury trials, he prosecuted every type of crime from DUI to Capital Sexual Battery to Death Penalty cases. As a key member of Special Victim’s Unit, Michael Kugler prosecuted the most violent predators in the community and gave a voice to child victims of sexual abuse.

MICHAEL KUGLER - Civil Trial AttorneyIn his career in pursing justice for victims of the negligence of others, Michael Kugler has taken on such high-profile opponents as Mercedes-Benz, Toyota Motor Corporation, Fiat Chrysler, Michelin, and medical device giant Stryker.  He has successfully prosecuted catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases against large hospital corporations including Tenet, HCA, Orlando Health System, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bayfront Medical Center, Advent Health, Baptist Health, and Cleveland Clinic.

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Michael Kugler came to South Florida on an academic scholarship to the University of Miami, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He worked in the financial industry as a licensed stock broker before making the career change to law. Michael Kugler earned his JD at the Nova Southeastern University Law School, where he was a member of multiple mock trial teams, and the Vice President of Nova’s trial organization.




  • Married with two kids.
  • Wife is also a lawyer, protecting abused, abandoned, and neglected children.


  • Avid golfer…
  • Loves traveling with his family. Disney and the Florida Keys are among their fave destinations.


  • Connoisseur of bourbons. Among his favorites:
    • Makers Mark 46
    • Makers Mark
    • Elijah Craig
  • Amateur chef who specializes:
    • BBQ
    • Italian
    • Arepas
  • Grew up in LA, still loves visiting Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas.
  • Huge fan of the ID Channel!


  • To take his family on a skiing vacation to Europe!
    • Dream itinerary would be the French and Italian Alps, and the Netherlands


The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.

-Abraham Lincoln

Awards & Accolades