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Joshua Aaron Machlus
Mr. Machlus received his Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Florida in 1999. In 2001, Mr. Machlus received his Masters of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. Afterwards, in 2004, Mr. Machlus received his Juris Doctorate from The Florida State University College of Law, cum laude. While in law school, he was a member of the Journal of Transactional Law & Policy and the Mock Trial Team. In 2014, Mr. Machlus was named by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 40 Under 40. This honor is awarded to the best 40 Florida attorneys that are under the age of 40. In 2012, Mr. Machlus was selected as one of the Top 1% of Car Accident Plaintiff Attorneys by Car Accident Lawyer. This honor is awarded to the top 1% of lawyers in Florida that litigate motor vehicle accidents. Since 2010, Mr. Machlus has been selected to Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars. This honor is awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years of age.
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Lawyer Addresses
State Address 1 Address 2 City Zipcode
Florida 801 N. Orange Ave., Ste. 830 - Orlando 32801
Work Experience
Position From To
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell 2004 2009
University(ies)/Colleges Attended
University Name Degree Majors Year
University of Florida B.S. Mathematics and Statistics 1999
University of Maryland M.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice 2001
Law Schools
Law School Name Degree Year
Florida State University J.D. 2004
Other Professional Activities
  • Authored "Protecting Your Verdict From Juror Misconduct," Florida Justice Association Journal, May-June 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association, Metro Orlando (2013, 2014)
  • Member of the American Heart Association Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team (2013, 2014)
Jurisdictions admitted to practice
State License status Year acquired
FL Florida State Courts 2004
FL Federal Middle District of Florida 2005
FL Federal Northern District of Florida 2004
FL Federal Southern District of Florida 2005
FL Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 2005
Languages spoken
  • English
Military Service: No
Professional Association Memberships
  • The Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • The Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association
Awards and Credentials
  • Super Lawyer Designation
Published Opinions
Article Publication Date
Protecting Your Verdict From Juror Misconduct Florida Justice Association Journal 2011