Phillip “PJ” Mitchell is a local attorney and resident of Coral Gables. For almost 15 years, he has served our community in the public and private sectors and has utilized his passion in the law to make a difference for his clients and their families.
He received his Juris Doctor in 2000 from Florida Coastal School of Law and began his career in the public service sector with the Miami-Dade Public Defenders office. Thereafter, he entered the private sector as an associate attorney with a prominent Coral Gables law firm, before he established Mitchell & West, LLC. During this time he has counseled numerous individuals and businesses on a multitude of legal issues.
In addition to Mr. Mitchell’s professional accomplishments, he has dedicated his time and resources to improving the community around him by helping those in need. He has served on the Coral Gables Economic Development Board and Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Business and Government Affairs Committee. Additionally, he has worked closely with the Coral Gables Police Department’s Victim Advocate assisting victims of sexual assault and has served as a pro bono court appointed Attorney Ad Litem for children in need. Most recently, Mr. Mitchell spearheaded a successful inaugural charity 5K run/walk in the City of Coral Gables the morning after the famous tree lighting festival. His hope is to make this an annual holiday event to benefit the community around him.
In seeking public office, Mr. Mitchell will continue his quest for public service to his cherished community. Since his days as a public servant, to his years as a small business owner Mr. Mitchell has established himself as someone who gets the job done!