He is regularly both asked to speak at attorney continuing legal education seminars and consulted by other attorneys in the area of professional and collateral consequences of criminal charges and convictions, particularly for licensed professionals and non-citizens. His recent speaking engagements include: “Collateral Consequences of Common Crimes: Representing Professionals" presented at the Arizona Public Defender’s Association Annual Conference, Tempe, Arizona (June 22-23, 2016); “Set Traps and Hidden Triggers: Prohibited Possessors, Domestic Violence and other Matters” presented at the Arizona Public Defender’s Association Annual Conference, Tempe, Arizona (June 22-23, 2016); “Collateral Consequences of Common Crimes: DUI and Vehicular Offenses” presented at the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice 29th Annual DUI Conference (May 2-3, 2016); “Former ER 1.3 Duty of ‘Zeal’” presented at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (March 25th, 2016); “Ethical Issues in Immigration Representation” presented at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (December 3, 2015); “Collateral Consequences of Common Crimes: DUI and Vehicular Offenses” presented at the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice 28th Annual DUI Conference (April 30-May 1, 2015).
1994 J.D., summa cum laude (G.P.A. 3.67), University of Arizona College of Law. Rank: 8/155.
1990 M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts) (G.P.A. 3.72), , University of Arizona. Major: Creative Writing
1984 B.A. magna cum laude (G.P.A. 3.63), State University of New York, College at Potsdam. Major: English.
2000-2001 ASSISTANT ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW, University of Arizona College of Law. Substantive graded courses, Legal Analysis & Reasoning (original syllabus).
1998-Present MICHAEL AARON HARWIN, P.C., Litigation practice.
1995-97 ASSISTANT CITY PROSECUTOR, City of Phoenix.
Trial Bureau assignment. Completed 56 jury trials.
1993-94 MENDELSOHN, OSERAN, MANCE & EISNER, P.C., Tucson, Arizona. Associate, beginning September 1994 (commercial real estate transactions & litigation; commercial bankruptcy and RTC/FDIC related litigation); Law Clerk, Summer 1993.
1991 PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Tucson.
Associate Faculty in Writing.
1987-90 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tucson.
Graduate Assistant in Teaching, Department of English; 14 sections, English 101-02 & 210 undergraduate writing courses.