Michael was born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. Here he received two undergraduate degrees at the University of Wisconsin – Madison: Bachelor of Science: Biology and a Bachelor of Science: Political Science. He then ventured to the windy city of Chicago for 7 years and this is where he graduated from DePaul University College of Law (2017): Juris Doctor with a Certificate in Criminal Law. Michael relocated to the Mile High City in October of 2021.
Michael is passionate about working one-on-one with clients to get the outcomes that are right for each individual. Being a guiding hand in what can be a very difficult time/experience in a client’s life is what drives him to work hard for each person he represents.
Michael has worked in the legal field since 2015, and working as a litigation attorney since 2017. Before coming on board the Jones Law Firm, PC team, he worked at Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates in Personal Injury and Negligence cases conducting numerous depositions. He also served at The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Chicago working on Child Neglect/Abuse cases involving the Department of Child and Family Services, and misdemeanor and felony allegations having performed numerous jury and bench trials.
When not serving clients in family law, you can find Michael swinging balls on the green in a great game of golf. He is also a foodie who enjoys trying new restaurants with his wife. Also a dog lover, he loves training his shiba inu, Cleo.
What you might not know, Michael is a Packers fan, and a movie buff.
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