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Michael-Anthony Pica is an experienced lawyer with a passion for developing convincing arguments and helping others. With over 16 years of experience as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit and Assistant Statewide Prosecutor for the Attorney General’s Office, Michael-Anthony has successfully handled over 100 jury trials, including multi-circuit criminal litigation cases. His trial acumen and leadership skills earned him the position of Bureau Chief, which he held for eight years. Additionally, Michael-Anthony is an adjunct professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and an instructor at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy.

Originally from Staten Island, New York, Michael-Anthony is a first-generation Italian-American who values education and family.

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