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Attorney Spencer D. West

Founding Attorney and Partner

ATTORNEY SPENCER D. WESTAttorney Spencer D. West is an equity partner, shareholder, and co-founder of the law firm of Mitchell & West, L.L.C. He specializes in the area of family law and is an aggressive litigator who devotes himself to achieving the best results for his individual clients while maintaining the highest ethical standards of professionalism.

Mr. West actively represents clients in both Florida and Massachusetts. He is routinely sought out by clients and other lawyers for his extensive expertise and dedication to fighting for his clients.

Types of Family Law Cases He Handles

To date, Mr. West has tried countless cases to conclusion and has been awarded the designation of Super Lawyers. Mr. West dedicates his practice to fighting for his clients going through:

  • Divorce
  • Military divorce
  • Custody
  • Child support
  • Relocation
  • Modification
  • Paternity
  • Domestic violence disputes

He has assisted many professional clients including, but not limited to, doctors, lawyers, accountants and retired professional athletes with their high asset divorces and other disputes as well as with drafting custom pre and post nuptial agreements.

Background and Experience

Prior to attending college, Mr. West served his country in the United States Army for three years as a Finance Specialist. After graduating from law school, he served nearly two years in the public service sector as an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office before working at some of Florida’s leading law firms, including Wicker, Smith, O'Hara McCoy, Graham & Ford, P.A. & A prestigious Texas-based litigation firm in Broward County.


  • Northeastern University in Boston (1997)
    • Undergraduate degree
  • Suffolk University Law School (2001)
    • Juris Doctorate

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of Massachusetts

In addition, he is permitted to practice before Florida Federal Courts and the United States Supreme Court.


  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Super Lawyers
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • National Academy of Family Law Lawyers