Michael Cefalu was born in McComb Mississippi and grew up in Slidell, Louisiana on the Honey Island Swamp. He spent his early years fishing, hunting, and playing sports. Academically he completed a Bachelor of Humanities and Social Sciences from LSU in 2013. Previously a General Manager of a restaurant for several years after graduation.
"I realized a passion for personal injury litigation after working under Mérrida (Buddy) Coxwell and Chuck Mullins at Coxwell & Associates, PLLC. I fell in love with Mississippi and am honored to be able to give back by providing outstanding legal assistance to the great people of this beautiful state."
2018 attended Mississippi College School of Law. Earned a spot on the Dean’s List multiple times and was awarded the Peter L. Dorian Memorial Scholarship at the conclusion of his second year. Michael worked as a clerk for the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project as well as for Coxwell & Associates, PLLC, as he finished his law school education. He graduated from MC Law Cum Laude in May of 2021 and passed the Mississippi Bar Exam in September of 2021.
Michael is happily married to his wife Allison Rebecca Cefalu, and they are expecting their first child in February of 2022. In his free time, Michael enjoys deep sea fishing, cycling, lifting weights, and eating healthy.