Michael is an Associate in the firm’s Billings, MT office, practicing primarily in the fields of Banking, Finance, Creditor’s Rights, and Bankruptcy. Michael obtained his Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2019 and was honored as a member of the Order of the Coif. While attending law school, Michael published a comment for the Wyoming Law Review titled “Just How Liberal is Liberal?: Wyoming Courts’ Treatment of Civil Pro Se Pleadings”, which was later cited by the Wyoming Supreme Court.

Michael grew up in the small town of Big Horn, Wyoming, and enjoys everything the region has to offer, including hunting, camping, fishing, snowboarding, and golfing.

Practice Areas

    • Banking and Finance
    • Banking Law, Compliance, and Internal Operations and Processes
    • Financing, Loan Structuring, and Documentation
    • Business Organizations
    • Governance
    • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
    • Bankruptcy
    • Collections
    • Commercial Loan Transactions
    • Debt Restructuring and Workouts
    • Personal Property Foreclosures, Claim and Delivery, Replevin, and Injunctive Remedies
    • Real Property Foreclosures & Landlord-Tenant Disputes
    • Real Estate
    • Real Estate Financing and Security Devices
    • Trusts & Estates
    • Business Succession Planning
    • Estate Planning
    • Probate, Estate and Trust Administration

Bar Admission

State of Montana – September 2019
Federal District of Montana – September 2019
State of Wyoming – June 2020
State of North Dakota – June 2020
Northern Cheyenne Reservation – March 2020
Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation – December 2019


2019 – J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law, with Honor, Order of the Coif
2015 – B.A. in Criminal Justice and Psychology with Honor, University of Wyoming

Presentations & Publications

Published, “Just How Liberal is Liberal?: Wyoming Courts’ Treatment of Civil Pro Se Pleadings”, 18 Wyo. L. Rev 351 (2018).