Michael hails from the Milwaukee area, and is an avid fan of all Wisconsin Sports. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Juris Doctorate from University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law. Initially Michael had a general, civil practice which included: Criminal Law, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, and Real Estate Law. Helpful by nature, Attorney Rud decided to expand his practice to include Bankruptcy. He joined ESSERLAW in order to make people, who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances, more aware of accessible choices.