Michele is the State Representative for Florida House District 70. Born and raised in Pinellas County, Michele is a widely respected civil rights attorney and social justice advocate. She is a trial attorney at Denmon Pearlman Law. Prior to joining Denmon Pearlman, Michele served as an assistant public defender and legislative aide. She earned her B.S. in political science and international affairs and M.S. in international affairs from Florida State University, and she earned her J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law. Prior to her election to the state house, Michele served as local counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Fred G. Minnis Bar Association, and the NAACP. Michele and her wife, Bianca, live in St. Petersburg, Florida with their dogs.