Bio: Michael Sinacore is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Florida. He started with the United States Attorney’s Office in 2017, and is assigned to the Violent Crime and Narcotics Section in the Tampa office. Michael is a graduate of the Duke University School of Law and the University of Florida. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1990.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Michael worked as an Assistant Public Defender from 1991 to 1997, serving as a lead trial attorney and division chief. After joining the State Attorney’s Office as a lead trial attorney in 1997, he became a deputy chief, and then a division chief. After 6 years as the chief of the Sexual Offender Division, he served for 8 years as the Felony Bureau Chief. He became Chief Assistant State Attorney in 2013, and served in that capacity through 2016.
Michael served as the chair for the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association Sex Crimes Network, and as a member of the FPAA legislative committee. He was appointed to represent prosecutors on the Florida Task Force on Children’s Justice. He is an emeritus member and past president of the Herbert G. Goldburg & Ronald K. Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court. He has chaired a Florida Bar grievance committee and served on local professionalism committees, Hillsborough County Bar Association committees, and various other local committees. Michael also was a founding member of the Leadership Council for Safe and Sound Hillsborough, a violence prevention collaborative whose goal is to reduce violent crime in the community.