Michael attained his law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School, graduating cum laude. Thereafter, Michael practiced in Portland for six years. After his second daughter was born, he and his wife decided they wanted to raise their family in a smaller town and returned to Medford. Michael's background in business compliments his practice in construction, business, and debtor/creditor litigation, as well as business transactions
. Michael also has extensive experience in estate planning, including trust/estate disputes and general probate. Michael practices in both state and federal courts and handles private arbitrations and mediations.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys exploring all Southern Oregon has to offer and introducing his wife and two daughters to the places and activities he enjoyed in his youth. In addition, when he gets the chance, Michael enjoys fly-fishing and tackling the numerous home improvement projects that await him.