Michael has been representing the disabled who have been denied Social Security disability benefits for over 25 years. He has also been representing injured workers’ in the State of Washington for over 25 years. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He was co-counsel for an injured worker obtaining a recovery of $2.6 million arising from a third party lawsuit.
After obtaining degrees from the University of Washington and Gonzaga University School of Law he began his career as a federal law clerk for the Chief Justice of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington before entering private practice. Michael is consistently rated as a top lawyer by the Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine and a preeminent lawyer “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.