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PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Catastrophic Injury / Wrongful Death

EDUCATION:

  • University of Florida, B.S., Cum Laude, 2005
  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2014

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Florida Bar, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2016

Michelle Nichols DeLong is an attorney with the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. Ms. DeLong devotes her practice primarily to representing victims of catastrophic injury, wrongful death and nursing home abuse.

Prior to joining Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, Ms. DeLong worked with Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A. where she gained invaluable experience primarily prosecuting fraud cases in federal courts across the nation. Additionally, Ms. DeLong has litigated a broad range of complex business and personal injury matters in Florida state and federal courts. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and admitted to practice in the Southern, Middle and Northern United States District Courts of Florida.

In addition to her law practice, she is also active in the community and a member of several legal and leadership organizations, including the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches (EWPB) and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL). She currently serves as Co-Chair for the FAWL Journal and Co-Chair for the 34th Women In Leadership Awards (WILA), an annual luncheon that identifies and honors four exceptional women leaders in Palm Beach County each year and raises money to fund scholarships for deserving women in the local community.

Ms. DeLong received her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from Nova Southeastern University. While in law school, Ms. DeLong earned several merit based scholarships and was named the first place winner of the annual ABA Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest for her law review article, “A Closer Look at the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act and Whether the Costs of a Corporation’s Independent Internal Investigations Should Be Included in a Criminal Defendant’s Mandatory Restitution Order.” Ms. DeLong was also an Assistant Technical Editor of the Nova Law Review and created the Alumni Relations Editor position, which initiated alumni relations with its members. Ms. DeLong earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration cum laude with a major in Marketing from the University of Florida.

  • University of Florida, B.S., Cum Laude, 2005
  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2014
    • Dean’s Certificate of Professionalism
    • Nova Law Review
      • Assistant Managing Technical Editor, 2014
      • Alumni Relations Editor, 2013–2014
      • Junior Associate, 2012–2013
    • Shepard Broad Law Center Merit Scholar, 2012–2014
    • Carolyn Rubin Law Endowment, 2012–2014
    • Law Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient, 2013
    • Kaye Bender Rembaum Scholarship Recipient, 2013
    • Florida Bar Foundation Public Service Fellow, 2012
    • Rebecca Knox Public Interest Law Summer Fellow, 2012
  • American Bar Association First Place Winner of the Mendes Hershman Award, 2014
  • High Grade Award: Civil Procedure, 2012
  • Pro Bono Award: Silver Pro Bono Award, 2014
  • Red Pen Award Recipient (4x)
  • Executive Women of the Palm Beaches
    • Co-Chair of 34th Women in Leadership Awards, 2015–Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Co-Chair of FAWL Journal, 2016–Present
  • Craig S. Barnard, American Inns of Court, 2012–2013, 2016–Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2012–Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Statewide)
    • Board Member, 2016 – Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Palm Beach County Chapter), 2013–Present
  • A Closer Look at the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act and Whether the Costs of a Corporation’s Independent Internal Investigation Should Be Included in a Criminal Defendant’s Mandatory Restitution Order, 70 BUS. LAW. 465 (Spring 2015).
  • The University of Memphis Alternative Spring Break, Memphis, TN Human Trafficking Legislation Team, March 2012
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Domnick Cunningham & Whalen

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2401 PGA BOULEVARD SUITE 140
PALM BEACH GARDENS
FL 33410
Phone: (561) 625-6260