Michele Gwen Waddell

Michele Gwen Waddell

Jacksonville, Florida

Attorney Michele G. Waddell represents clients in a variety of litigation matters including personal injury, premise liability, and professional malpractice. Ms. Waddell has litigated hundreds of cases and is experienced in providing a solid litigation strategy to achieve the best results possible. She believes in being a strong advocate for her clients and enjoys building solid relationships with them as well. At her former firm, Michele was not only one of the top producing attorneys, she consistently held the highest client satisfaction results.

A Florida native who has been residing in Jacksonville since 2015, Ms. Waddell built a decade long career in the insurance industry before deciding to make a life altering change to pursue her passion for law. She earned her undergraduate degree at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee and from there, went on to pursue both a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Juris Doctorate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

While in Virginia, Michele interned with Congressman Robert “Bob” Goodlatte, representing Virginia’s 6th District in the United States House of Representatives. She also worked on Capital Hill for National Religious Broadcasters and Judicial Action Group. After her time in Virginia and D.C., Michele returned to Nashville for a brief period before coming home to the Sunshine State.

Michele is actively engaged in the community and is an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Junior League of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Justice Association and Christian Legal Society. In her free time, Michele enjoys running area races and with Jacksonville Galloway.



Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Premise Liability
  • Professional Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2018
  • Supreme Court of Florida, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Jacksonville Bar Association Senior Holiday Project
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • Former President/Current Treasurer, Christian Legal Society
  • Jacksonville Justice Association, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member