Attorney Michael L Browning is the founder and principal of Key West Mediators. A graduate of St. Leo College, he received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law and is admitted to practice in the State of Florida.


Browning is a licensed Realtor in the State of Florida. Both during and following his law practice, he accrued extensive real estate and commercial experience.  He has formed scores of businesses, both as an attorney and as a principal. He is president of New Moon Management Group, Inc., which has owned and operated multiple businesses over the years, including hotels, multi-family properties, storage facilities, real estate partnerships, and mobile home parks.


Browning was the former managing partner in a multi-member firm, and helped to found a local bank. While he keeps his law license current and performs the required continuing legal education, Mr. Browning does not actively represent clients. He maintains a Florida real estate license, but does not list nor sell properties for clients.


Professional Licenses

Member in Good Standing of The Florida Bar since 1984

Certified Circuit Court Mediator for State of Florida

Licensed Realtor State of Florida



Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida -- Degree: J.D. (1983)

St. Leo College, St. Leo Florida, B.A. English and Education, Summa cum Laude  (1979)


Legal and Professional Career

1989 to Present: Director and President, New Moon Management, Inc.

New Moon is a privately held real estate management firm managing only the corporation's diverse portfolio, which has included hotels, multi-family properites, storage facilities, real estate partnerships, and moble home parks.


1989-2004: Browning, Sireci, and Guller, P.A.

The practice included litigation, probate, land use matters, zoning, real estate, construction, contract and commercial disputes.


1986-1989: Michael L. Browning, P.A.

The practice included litigation, probate, land use matters, zoning, real estate, construction, contract and commercial disputes.



1986 to 2005: Managing Partner of Browning and Sireci PA with practice focusing largely on Real Estate, Business Development, Zoning, Development, and Municipal areas of the law. 


1991 to Present: President of New Moon Management Group, managing Old Town Self-Storage, Roy's Trailer Park and miscellaneous commercial properties.


Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee.


Member, Key West Board of Realtors and Board of Realtors Ethical Grievance Panel


President and current board member Key West Chamber of Commerce.


Founding Board Member of Key West Bank and Chairman of the Board.


Represented the City of Key West as the hearing officer for the Vested Rights Determinations following adoption of the prior Land Use Plan.


Acted as liaison for Chamber of Commerce during adoption of the Non-Conforming Use provisions of the Key West Code (sometimes referred to as the "Build Back" ordinance).


Current Co-Chair, Economic Development Committee for Chamber of Commerce.


Member, SHAL Committee


Former Board Member and President, Montessori School of Key West.


Member, Last Stand.


Team in Training Member, South Florida Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Former Chair, Chamber of Commerce Affordable Housing Committee.


Member, Cuba Committee of Key West


Member, Hatian Project


Member, Key West Rotary Club

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