Michael was born and raised on Long Island, just outside of New York City. Michael attended Loyola University Maryland where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. In 2002, Michael moved from New York to Boulder, Colorado where he was employed by Security Title Guaranty Co. as an Escrow Closer. Michael then moved to Denver where he attended the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. After receiving his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, Michael was employed as a staff attorney at Direct Title & Escrow Services, Inc. in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He was later promoted to General Counsel of Direct Title, where he served until accepting a position as an associate attorney at Willis & Associates, P.C. in March, 2008.
Michael's practice emphasizes real estate, homeowner's associations, estate planning and business entities. Since joining the firm, Michael has also specialized in the preparation of fractional ownership documents for many owners of real property in Colorado.
Michael served on the Board of Directors for the Vista Point at Breckenridge Owners Association from 2011 until 2015. He currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for Little Red Schoolhouse, a Montessori based Preschool and Early Learning Center in Breckenridge. Additionally, he has served as the Chair of the Town of Breckenridge's Child Care Advisory Committee since its formation in January 2014.
During his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, camping, hiking, skiing, and snowboarding.