Michael O'Haire

Michael O’Haire

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Buffalo, NY, on February 8, 1939


Three children and five grandchildren.


Has served as a mentor to high school students who are at risk of dropping out; an officer and director of The Holmes Foundation, Inc., a charitable foundation; an alumnus interviewer for Harvard-Radcliffe; and as a director of Indian River Land Trust. Member of the South Beach Property Owners Association and the Civic Association of Indian River County. Served as Chairman of the Equity Study Commission for the City of Vero Beach in 1994-95 and has served as a director of Indian River County Resources Council.


  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1963
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
    • A.B. - 1960
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: With High Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1963
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1964
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1964
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1969

Past Positions

  • Lost Tree Village Corp., developer of John’s Island, and chief executive officer of the in-house sales and construction firm for the development, Vice President, 1973 to 1976


  • Rated “AV” (from very high to preeminent in legal ability and general recommendation) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Listed in Who’s Who American Registry, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law, National Directory of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and the Pre-Eminent Lawyer List

Professional Associations

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Indian River County Bar Association, President, 1968
  • Indian River Real Property Council
  • Indian River Estate Planning Council
  • American Land Title Association
  • Agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
  • O’Haire Quinn Chartered, Shareholder and President