University of Oklahoma College of Law
– J.D. Juris Doctor
University of Oklahoma
– Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Michael spent four and a half years with a large Oklahoma City law firm, where his practice focused on appeals and complex commercial litigation. Michael also served as a law clerk to the Honorable David M. Ebel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit during the 2010–11 term.
Michael previously taught civil practice and procedure as an adjunct professor at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He is currently the Oklahoma representative on the Tenth Circuit Appellate Criminal Justice Act Standing Committee.