Born San Bernardino, California, August 14, 1970. Raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Michael attended the University of Colorado on a Navy ROTC scholarship and proudly served his country for more than four years. He was admitted to the Colorado bar in 2003, US District Court for the District of Colorado and the United States Supreme Court.
Manager, Commercial Litigation Practice Group
Michael focuses on his clients’ businesses and serves as general counsel to businesses in diverse industries. He assists his clients with general business and legal advice, employment issues, as well as drafting and reviewing contracts.
Michael is experienced in all facets of dispute resolution including informal negotiations, mediation, arbitration and litigation. He has represented clients in contract disputes, complex construction defect and mechanics’ lien claims, employment disputes, insurance defense and coverage issues, lender liability and real estate suits. Michael was recently included in “Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star in the Colorado legal community”.
Juris Doctor, University of Denver, 2003 - Order of St. Ives Bachelor of Science
University of Colorado, at Boulder, 1993 - International Finance – Small Business Management
Member: American, Denver, 1st Judicial District, and Colorado Bar Associations.
Hate Violence Task Force