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Lawyer for Florida massage parlor owner says Cindy Yang did not try to sell access to Trump

Michelle Merson, Misdemeanor Clinic founder and lawyer for massage parlor owner Cindy Yang, sits down with NBC to clear up allegations against her client who was accused of trying to sell access to Donald Trump.

Why Michelle Merson opened the Misdemeanor Clinic, P.A.

Michelle Merson, Esq. graduated from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 1992. Working side-by-side with a prominent criminal defense attorney for the past fifteen years, she has been involved with virtually every type of criminal defense case. While Michelle has a broad base of experience that encompasses all aspects of criminal law, she has chosen to focus her practice on only misdemeanors. Why? “My experience has shown me that misdemeanor cases are routinely not given the priority they deserve,” Michelle explains. “I feel a need to provide these often forgotten clients with a high level of personal service and attention.”

Because she realizes that a person charged with a misdemeanor is just as scared as a person charged with a felony, Michelle treats each misdemeanor case with the utmost importance.

“I am committed to taking great care of each of my clients,” Michelle says. “I grew up in the South where compassion, respect and listening to others is second nature. I bring those values to bear on my relationships with my clients.”

Though the majority of her cases are in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade, she has also effectively represented clients in other Florida counties with favorable resolutions.

Because of Michelle’s commitment and values, she is now a board member of Florida Association of Women Lawyers South Palm Beach County Chapter and owns www.theexpungementclinic.com and www.ticketmom.com to help clients keep a clean record.

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Misdemeanor Clinic in the News

June 5, 2020

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March 9, 2020

Ex-Mrs Florida flashes a peace sign as she reports to prison in stars and stripes leggings to serve a one-month jail sentence for stealing $46,000 in social security checks from her dying mother

April 10, 2019

‘Pay-for-access to Trump club’: Mar-a-Lago faces renewed ethics concerns

March 15, 2019

Former spa owner and frequent Mar-a-Lago guest sparks concerns about ‘porous’ environment at president’s club

Client Testimonials


Michelle Merson came highly recommended. She was very knowledgeable, informative, compassionate and calming in the midst of a crisis.


Michelle was there from the beginning to the end and got me the result I believe no other lawyer could. All I had to do is sit back and her firm do all the work.


Don't let her southern charm fool you - Michelle is one tough attorney when in Court.


Thankfully, Ms. Merson was able to get the charges dropped and was even able to expunge the record so that there wasn't even a record of her arrest at all! Gone completely!!


Michelle undoubtedly helped me with a very sensitive legal matter. Her professionalism, intelligence and knowledge guided me through my situation.


Michelle Merson attentive nature and swift actions made my case as painless as can possibly be, allowing the experience to now be a thing of the past.


About us

Misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to one year in jail. A misdemeanor offense carries a lighter penalty than a felony, which is a crime punishable by more than one year in jail…

Recovery Program

Recovering from addiction is a life-long and difficult process, and requires a support system of compassionate friends and family. Qualified professional help is crucial – but finding just the right mental health provider or center can be difficult…

Areas of Practice

Blue flashing lights in the rearview mirror are the last things anyone wants to see on the way home from a night out. The situation is often traumatic and confusing, especially for first time DUI offenders…

Client Testimonials

Michelle has a total understanding of the laws as they apply, she has always done what she said she would do, and has kept me informed of the process and progress whenever needed…

Misdemeanor Clinic, P.A.

4800 N. Federal Hwy 205 B,
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Tel: (844) 995-0222
Fax: (561) 425-8227

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