Michael is an attorney in Beasley Allen’s Toxic Torts Section. Michael handles claims for individuals who developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma caused by exposure to Roundup and other Monsanto products.
Michael received his Juris Doctor from Samford University Cumberland School of Law. During law school, Michael was on the Dean’s List, a finalist in the Cumberland School of Law Gordon T. Saad Moot Court Competition and a semifinalist the school’s Donworth 1L Moot Court Competition. He was a member of Cumberland’s National Moot Court team, a semifinalist in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition and a quarterfinalist in the 68th Annual NYC Bar Moot Court Competition. Michael also served as an Associate Justice of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board and was selected as a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow to tutor first-year law students in legal writing. Additionally, Michael has interned for the Honorable Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama.
Prior to law school, Michael earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a Legal Studies Concentration from Austin Peay State University. While at APSU, Michael was a member of the school’s football team and served as the APSU Football Team Captain during his senior year. He also participated in the Bert and Moore Magnet Elementary School Mentoring Programs and APSU’s Govs Give Back, Lincoln Homes Holiday Food Drive.
Michael is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the organization’s Young Lawyers Section.
The Orange County, California, native moved to Belvidere, Tennessee, when he was in middle school. Michael has lived in Alabama since he started law school and is a member of Highpoint Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Away from the office, Michael enjoys hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.