Prior to joining F&P, Michael was an assistant state’s attorney for the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office (“BCSAO”), where he prosecuted criminal cases and brought a significant number of those matters to a verdict following trial. Michael joined the BCSAO as a law clerk and was eventually promoted to the juvenile division where he prosecuted felony matters in the Circuit Court. As an assistant state’s attorney, Michael had the opportunity to handle a high-volume caseload and develop his trial presentation skills on a daily basis.
Michael graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. While in law school, Michael was elected student vice president. Michael also served as a student attorney for the Environmental Law Clinic. As a member of that clinic, Michael recorded hundreds of hours drafting memoranda on several local and international issues primarily involving air pollution agreements, land-use allocation, wastewater treatment regulations, and ash-disposal site compliance. Additionally, Michael interned with the United States Department of Transportation.
Michael is a member of the Baltimore City Bar Association. He is passionate about Florida State University athletics and the Baltimore Ravens. When he is not in the office, Michael enjoys snowboarding, rugby, or walking his two dogs with his girlfriend.