About the Firm

Michael G. Prestia, attorney brings a special talent for negotiating, planning and obtaining beneficial legal results in a cost effective manner over a wide range of legal issues. We believe in advising our clients of the options available to achieve their goals.  We believe in acting upon solutions that reflect an understanding of our clients’ unique situations .Since 1982, we have provided clients with high quality, responsive and cost-effective legal service.

        MICHAEL G. PRESTIA  Attorney has 30  years of experience in litigation and transactional matters and has successfully litigated numerous cases in  State and Federal Courts throughout the state of Mississippi,the United States and International courts, representing  individuals, entrepreneurs,Contractors, Franchisors and Franchisees,Distributors ,Dealers  and business entities in connection with a variety of complex legal matters and issues. Michael G. Prestia Attorney  has an established reputation in the legal community for obtaining successful results for his clients.Michael Prestia, Attorney at Law Our offices are located   across the street from the Harrison County Courthouse,  two blocks from the U. S. Federal District Courthouse for the Southern District of Mississippi and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Education

  • J.D. Mississippi College School of Law , Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.S. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • De La Salle High School, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Born: New Orleans, Louisiana

Admissions

  • Mississippi Bar  1982
  • Texas Bar      1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern District of Mississippi 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Supreme Court    

Professional Law Associations & Memberships 

  • Mississippi Bar Association 
  • Texas Bar  Association 
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Association.
  • ABA Forum on Franchising
  • Mississippi Association for Justice 
  • Mississippi Bar /Real Property and Business  Law Section
  • Texas Bar  Construction Law Section
  • Texas Bar Intellectual Property  Law Section
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association 
  • Law Review Mississippi College School of Law
  • Subcontactors  and Suppliers Alliance of Mississippi
  • Inter-American Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association 
  • Gulfport Business Club
  • Rotary  Gulfport Orange-Grove , Paul Harris Fellow, Charter Member, Board of Directors,
  • International Trade Club of Mississippi, former President and Board of Directors 
  • World Trade Center New Orleans
  • Gulf Coast Intellectual Property Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Commercial Law League of America Commercial Law League of America