SCOTT H. MICHAUD was born in Danvers, Massachusetts. The child of a military family, he lived all over the United States and in Europe before his family settled in Florida in 1969. After completing his public school education in the Orlando area, Mr. Michaud received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Central Florida in 1977 and his J.D. in 1980 from the University of Florida. Admitted to the Florida bar in 1980, he has also been admitted to the United States District Courts, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and Western District of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and United State Supreme Court.Mr. Michaud began his legal career as a trial lawyer for the State Attorney's office for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, where he handled over forty jury trials and in excess of two hundred bench trials. After a brief tenure as an associate with a plaintiff's personal injury firm, he joined the insurance and malpractice defense firm of Parker, Johnson, Owen & McGuire and became a partner in that firm in 1985. He opened and served as the Managing Partner of the firm's South Florida office in Boca Raton from 1987 until June of 1993, when he founded the firm now known as Michaud, Mittelmark, Marowitz & Asrani, P.A.