In May 2011 Mike celebrated 50 years in practice as a member of the Arizona State Bar Association and was awarded a "Special Award of Honor" by the AZ State Bar. He believes it is important to do quality work, and in treating all people fairly, regardless of their circumstance. He always puts forth the extra effort and resources to provide timely, high quality legal representation to his clients.
COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS
Arizona Supreme Court 1961
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth District
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Bar Association, Member, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trustee Law
USFN - America's Mortgage Banking Attorneys® member, and founding member of the Commercial/Multi-Family section; Director, and Member of the Year 1995
Arizona Trustee Association
Mortgage Bankers Association of America, Associate Member
Former President of the Phoenix Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
He has served as a member, director and president of several charitable and civic organizations and is past president of both the Notre Dame University and Michigan State University local alumni organizations.
Assistant U.S. Attorney 1962-1963
Assistant City Attorney, Phoenix, Arizona 1963-1965
Magistrate, City of Phoenix, 1969-1970
HONORS, APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS
USFN - America's Mortgage Banking Attorneys® awarded its highest recognition, the Diamond Award of Excellence every year since the Award has been granted. The USFN recently awarded him a "Lifetime Achievement Award" in recognition of his services to the USFN and the mortgage banking industry.
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™ AV Rating.
Arizona Best Lawyers, and Arizona Top Lawyers.
PRESENTATIONS AND EVENTS
He has been a speaker and panelist for the Arizona Trustee Association and USFN regional and national seminars, and published articles in the Network News. Mike was selected by the State Bar of Arizona to be a panelist for the 2011 CLE by the Sea in Coronado, CA.