Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

941 954 9991

Headshot of Attorney Michael E. Schuchat, Esq.

Michael E. Schuchat, Esq.

Michael E. Schuchat has been practicing in the areas of civil litigation, creditor bankruptcy, real estate, and personal injury since 2010.  He has a wide range of civil litigation experience, which includes contract disputes, real property disputes, landlord-tenant litigation, residential and commercial foreclosure, plaintiff personal injury cases, premises liability, slip & fall, dog bite and motor vehicle accident litigation.

Mr. Schuchat received his Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Political Science from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.  After graduating from Iowa, Michael enrolled at Drake University Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctorate and received certificates in Legislative Practice and Public Service while interning for both a state senator and an Iowa environmental lobbyist.  Admitted into the Florida Bar in 2010, Michael has practiced in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida since 2011.

Originally born in Iowa, Michael came to the Sarasota area to join his immediate and extended family.  Michael is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association.  He is an active member and former chairman and president of the Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota, Inc., a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on helping children overcome speech and hearing challenges.  Outside of work and volunteering, Michael enjoys spending time with his rescue pup, golfing, freshwater fishing, and cheering for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Office Location

Sarasota, Florida


Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation (Breach of Contract, Fraud, Civil Theft, Violations of Deceptive and Unfair Trade. Tortious Interference with Business Relationships, Business Dissolution Disputes, and Breach of Non-Competition & Non-Solicitation Agreements)  
  • Real Estate (Partition, Boundary Line Disputes, Quiet Title, Title Insurance Claims, Commission & Deposit Disputes, Construction Disputes, and Injunctions & Declaratory Judgement Actions) 
  • Landlord Tenant (Real Property Code Violations, Lease Negotiation and Drafting, Eviction Proceedings and Trial, Commercial and Residential Mandatory and Prohibitory Injunctions, Account Collection, Deposit Claims and Creditor Bankruptcy) 
  • Personal Injury (Motor Vehicle Accident, Dog Bite, Slip & Fall, Premise Liability, Wrongful Death and Defamation) 

Bar Admissions

  • State Courts: 
    • Florida 2010 
  • Federal Courts: 
    • Florida Middle District Bankruptcy Court 
    • Florida Southern District Bankruptcy Court 
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 


  • Drake University Law School 2010 
  • Legislative Practice Certificate, Public Service Certificate 
  • The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business 2007 
    • Major: B.B.A of Marketing
    • Minor: Political Science  

Professional Associations and Memberships  

  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust 
  • Manatee County Bar Association 
  • Sarasota County Bar Association  
  • Florida Justice Association 
  • Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota, Inc. / Sertoma Kids Inc. / Greater Sarasota Sertoma Foundation  

SRQ Elite Attorneys Logo

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

Newsletter Sign Up