Michael is a graduate of the University of Maine and the University of Maine School of Law. He has been practicing law in the Bangor, Maine, area since 1974. Michael’s law practice is diverse, with a special emphasis on residential and commercial real estate, estate planning and corporate law. He is well recognized as one of Maine's preeminent real estate minds. During his career, he has conducted nearly 10,000 residential and commercial closings as well as crafting hundreds of estates plans and trusts for his clients. Michael is active in the Maine Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, and other professional organizations. He is a member of the Maine Title Standards Committee, and the Maine State Bar Association's Real Estate Section. Michael helps coordinate the Maine Real Estate Institute, a training seminar attended every few years by hundreds of Maine's attorneys. He is known for his diligence and steadfast dedication to his clients.