Michael Fuino has been at Weidner Law since January, 2010. He holds a law degree from the University of Miami, School of Law, with concentration of studies in business and financial law. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration graduating with cum laude honors from Villanova University School of Business.
Michael’s law practice focuses primarily on consumer protection litigation, including foreclosure defense; unfair and deceptive trade practices; and fair debt collection practices. He has experience in both federal and state court, and has represented clients at trial and before appellate courts.
Michael is a VA accredited attorney able to assist combat veterans with the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of VA claim notice of disagreements before Decision Review Officers at local VA offices and substantive appeals before the Board of Veterans Appeals. He also has experience with prosecution of claims for violations of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act. Veterans or active-duty military members who have questions regarding VA benefits or potential S.C.R.A. claims are always welcome for a free consultation.
At a Glance
First Admitted to Practice
VA Benefit Claims
Admitted to Practice in:
All Florida State Courts
Federal Court, Middle District of Florida
Federal Court, Northern District of Florida
Federal Court, 11th Circuit, Atlanta, Georgia
Board of Veteran Appeals
Along with the firm’s managing partner Matthew Weidner, Michael co-authored Foreclosing in a Hurricane: Florida Courts Struggle to Deal with a Crisis of Epic Proportions. This law review article traces Florida’s complex case law involving mortgage foreclosures back to its origins and was published in the 2012 Spring Stetson Law Review at 41 Stetson L. Rev. 679. It was cited as an authority by the First District Court of Appeal in Wells Fargo Bank, NA v. Bohatka, 112 So.3d 596 (Fla. 1st DCA 2013).