Michael D. Kiner


Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida in 1988, and his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1991. He was admitted to the Florida bar in 1988. Mike has been practicing workers’ compensation defense since 1992, having worked at two prominent defense firms as a partner prior to joining the firm. In 2012, Mike joined Eraclides Gelman as a partner in the West Palm Beach office. Mike’s practice areas include the Palm Beaches, Treasure and Space Coasts, and he has represented numerous insurance companies and self insured employers. Mike is a member of the workers’ compensation section of the Florida Bar and has been certified by the State of Florida as an educator in workers’ compensation topics.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Defense


  • University of Florida B.S. Finance 1998
  • Nova Southeastern Juris Doctorate 1991

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida 1992

Seminars and Classes Taught

  • Workers Compensation

Certifications and Specialties

  • Certified Instructor in Florida Workers' Compensation
  • Florida Department of Insurance