Michael O'Haire, Esq.

Buffalo, NY, on February 8, 1939

Graduated from Vero Beach High School, Vero Beach, FL, in 1956; received A.B. degree magna cum laude and with honors from Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, in June, 1960; received LLB (replaced with JD) degree from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, in June, 1963.

Admitted to Florida Bar in 1963, U.S. District Court (So. District), Fla. 1964; U. S. Tax Court in 1969 and U.S. Court of Appeals (5th & 11th Circuits) in 1964, has practiced law in Vero Beach since 1963 except for the period from 1973 to 1976, during which he was Vice President of Lost Tree Village Corp., developer of John’s Island, and chief executive officer of the in-house sales and construction firm for the development.  Member, The Florida Bar, Indian River County Bar Association (President 1968), Indian River Real Property Council, Indian River Estate Planning Council, and American Land Title Association.  Agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.  Rated “AV” (from very high to preeminent in legal ability and general recommendation) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; listed in Who’s Who American Registry, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law, National Directory of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and the Pre-Eminent Lawyer List;  currently a shareholder in and president of  O’Haire, Quinn, Casalino, Chartered.

Reported Cases
State, Dept. of Transp. v. Board of Sup’rs of St. John’s Water Control Dist., 981 So.2d 605 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. May 14, 2008)

Schneberger v. Schneberger, 979 So.2d 981 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. Feb 13, 2008)

I Am Ministries, Inc. v. Metz, 983 So.2d 1160 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. Dec 19, 2007)

Florida Gas Transmission Co. v. An Approximately 9.854 Acre Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Easement, 2000 WL 33712491 (S.D. Fla. Aug 25, 2000)

Timber Ridge Joint Venture v. Mustapick, 758 So.2d 1277 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. Jun 07, 2000)

Anchor Bank, S.S.B. v. Conrardy, 763 So.2d 360 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. Jul 29, 1998)

Appleby v. Nolte, 682 So.2d 1140 (Fla. App. 4 Dist. Oct 09, 1996)

Gregory v. Indian River County, 610 So.2d 547 (Fla. App. 1 Dist. Dec 04, 1992)

Three children and five grandchildren.

Has served as a mentor to high school students who are at risk of dropping out; an officer and director of The Holmes Foundation, Inc., a charitable foundation;  an alumnus interviewer for Harvard-Radcliffe; and as a director of Indian River Land Trust.  Member of the South Beach Property Owners Association and the Civic Association of Indian River County.  Served as Chairman of the Equity Study Commission for the City of Vero Beach in 1994-95 and has served as a director of Indian River County Resources Council.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Harvard Club of Central Florida and Indian River County.

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Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Zoning
  • Planning and Land Use
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Wills; Trusts and Estates
  • Condominium Development Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law

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The Law Offices of O’Haire, Quinn, Casalino, Chartered represent residents and businesses throughout the Treasure Coast and South Florida area, including communities such as Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Vero Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Okeechobee, Palm Beach County, Martin County, St. Lucie County, Indian River County, Okeechobee County and Brevard County.


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