Michael was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. In 2011 he completed his undergraduate education with honors from the University at Buffalo, studying political science and sociology. From there, Michael ventured from his beloved hometown of Buffalo, New York to Florida, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law, in 2014. Michael was successful in passing the Florida Bar Exam and was promptly admitted into the Florida Bar, in 2014.
Throughout his time at Sidweber & Weintraub, P.A., Michael has litigated dissolution of marriage cases, paternity actions, modification actions, contempt proceedings, and domestic violence cases. Prior to joining Sidweber & Weintraub, P.A., where he now exclusively practices family law, Michael served as prosecutor for Florida’s Department of Children and Families in Miami-Dade County.
During his service, Michael successfully tried over 20 trials on behalf of the State of Florida. Michael previously worked as an attorney in the Unified Family Court division for members of the judiciary in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Michael is a participating member of The Family Law section of the Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, and the First Family Law American Inns of Court.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and playing golf and tennis.