Michael J. Malkiewicz has been a member of Barros McNamara Malkiewicz & Taylor, P.A., since 1986.

He is a Vietnam veteran, honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 1971.

Michael J. Malkiewicz



Mike graduated from the University of Notre Dame School of Law in South Bend, Indiana, and is a United States Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran. As a former Deputy Attorney General with the Delaware Department of Justice, he had the responsibility and experience of numerous trials prosecuting criminals, and also being the legal representative for several State agencies. During his legal career, Mike has prosecuted and defended individuals charged with criminal offenses from murder to simple harassment.

Professional Career

Mike has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, a co-chair of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee, a member of the American Association for Justice, and a member of the Interstate Trucking Litigation Section of the American Association for Justice. He has practiced in every Court in the State of Delaware and the Delaware Federal District Court, and has represented numerous clients before most of Delaware’s State agencies and the governing body of every County in Delaware. Mike has experience representing victims of accidents and medical malpractice in wrongful death and personal injury claims where there have been significant awards.

Mike believes in compassion for his clients and improving his competence to represent them at all stages in the legal process. Mike regularly receives continuing education through the Delaware Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and numerous other legal education programs, including programs taught by leading and cutting edge educators such as David Ball and Don Keenan at his REPTILE seminar series.

Community Service

Mike has served the citizens of Delaware and his community by participating in organizations such as Colonial Rotary Club (Past President), Great Dover/Kent County Committee (Past President), Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (Past Board Member), Kent County Red Cross (Past Board Member), Silver Lake Committee (Past Board Member), City of Dover Human Rights Commission, and the Kent County St. Jones Watershed Committee.


“We pray that you will remain strong to fight for the rights of others like you fought for me and my family.”

“Great work, thank you for all you did to help me.”

“Our entire family cannot thank you enough for representing us. What you did has made a big difference in our lives.”

“It’s good to know there are lawyers like you who fight for the little guys of the world against the big insurance companies.”

“You firm is terrific. I was treated with respect, you and your staff always answered my questions and kept me informed. Thank you.”

“No one else would help us, but your firm did. You believed in us, and you restored our rights and dignity.”

“Your efforts resulted in me having the ability and resources to have a meaningful life again, thank you so much.”

“Thanks for helping me. I will tell all my friends that if they get injured to go get your firm to represent them.”

Experience in Types of Injuries, Accidents, Vehicles


Mike has significant experience in representing the families of victims who have been killed in accidents and victims who have received serious injuries of all types including traumatic head and brain injuries, concussions, neck, back, shoulder, knee, and orthopaedic injuries of all types, amputations, emotional distress, post-traumatic stress, dental injuries and all types of injuries.


Mike handles cases for people and their families injured or killed in accidents caused by rear-end collisions, running a red light or failing to stop at a stop sign, crossing over center lines, failure to yield, the use of drugs or alcohol while operating a motor vehicle, reckless driving, driver fatigue, negligence or non-training of commercial drivers, operating a commercial vehicle beyond allowable hours, jack knifed tractor-trailers, vehicle rollover, and failing to secure or improperly securing cargo loads and cargo shifts.


Mike has extensive experience representing injured men, women and children and the families of victims who have been injured or killed in accidents involving cars, SUVs, pick-up trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians, as well as extensive experience in cases involving commercial vehicle accidents involving tractor-trailers, buses, delivery trucks, tanker trucks, dump trucks, log carriers, asphalt trucks, cement mixers, flatbed trailers, chicken haulers, and other types of commercial vehicles.

Do’s and Don’ts for Motor Vehicle Accident Victims

Notify your motor vehicle insurance company that you were injured in an accident and a list of ALL injuries.

Obtain the claim number and name and telephone number of any adjuster you speak with.

Do not discuss anything about the claim with the insurance company adjuster for the person who caused the accident and your injuries.

If you are injured, get medical attention right away. Scheduled appointments as soon as possible.

Prepare for medical appointments by writing down your symptoms from head to toe so you remember all of them at the appointment.

Call and ask for Mike Malkiewicz right way at 302-734-8400 in Dover, at 302-644-7803 in Lewes, or at 302-628-9504 in Seaford to schedule your free consultation with Mike.

Free Consultation for Medical Malpractice Cases

If you know or suspect malpractice has occurred, do not delay in contacting Mike in order to find out your rights and options. There is no charge to discuss a medical malpractice case involving wrongful death or serious injury. Call Mike at 734-4800 in Dover, at 302-644-7803 in Lewes or at 302-628-9504 in Seaford. He has experience in medical malpractice claims involving deaths and injuries received by men, women and children at hospitals, emergency departments, surgical centers, doctors offices, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and other medical facilities.

At your free consultation, Mike will go over the facts and circumstances of the potential case and the applicable law with you. If it is decided that a medical malpractice case will be pursued, the Delaware medical malpractice law and legal process will be explained to you and your family, and a plan of action will be prepared and explained.

Contact Us

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Client Testimonials

Charles from Wyoming

“Thank-you for all that you have done; we are very grateful for all your hard work and words of encouragement. We did not know where to begin with this whole thing, this being our first time with a situation like this…if we ever need assistance in your field we will be sure to come see you.”

Gail from Dover

"Thanks so much for fighting a good fight for me. I will truly miss you and all of the staff that helped to work my case."

M. Parsons from Lewes

“The world’s a whole lot better place because of people like you…You were always generous, kind, gracious, and giving…I am very grateful for all your help.”

Patti and Courtney from Kent County

“Thank you so much for everything you did for us in settling our case. All of your hard work was greatly appreciated. Our daughter has decided on a college and her money will certainly help with that.”

Sade from Orange, NJ

“I just want you to know how grateful I am to have met you and have you represent me throughout the accident. I appreciate it so much…you are great at your job and I highly recommend you.”