Michael A. CostelloManaging Partner/ Orlando
Email Michael at [email protected]
“While we are examining into everything, we sometimes find the truth where we least expected it.”
Michael Costello was born and raised in Central Florida. In his youth, his competitive spirit became apparent through his participation in local sports. His drive manifested itself in high school as he received Varsity letters in baseball, football, and track, and was named captain of the baseball team. He has always played to win, and he continues to carry this determination for success on behalf of his clients.
Michael attended Saint Leo University near the Tampa area of Southern Florida for his undergraduate degree. He graduated from the Honors Program and earned a B.A. in History in 2008. He was an active member of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, as well as co-chairmen of the intramural council. He went on to attend Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando, Florida where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and completed the Children and Family Law Concentration Program. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011.
Michael joined Hightower & Partners in the spring of 2012. His work ethic and relationships with clients eventually led him to the position of Managing Attorney of the Orlando office. He has continued to obtain great results for clients through research, preparation, and attention to detail. His litigation and mediation successes culminated with the proud decision to name him Managing Partner in Orlando.
Michael lives near downtown Orlando and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and Orlando Sport and Social Club. He has volunteered with the American Cancer Society and Habitat for Humanity. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing golf, traveling with his wife, and he is an avid football and motor-sports fan. He practices in various areas including automobile negligence, premises liability, products liability, property damage, and subrogation and insurance coverage issues.