Michael obtained his Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, in 2014 and graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Michael finished in the top 1% of his program and was a Dean’s Legal Writing and Research Fellow. Michael’s legal practice focuses primarily on civil litigation and criminal law.
Prior to joining Ayotte Dupuis O’Neill, Michael articled at a full service Bay Street law firm in Toronto where he gained experience in complex commercial litigation and corporate law. During his undergraduate studies, Michael worked with some of the leading criminal lawyers in Ottawa.
Michael was born and raised in the west end of Peterborough and is married with two children.
Called to the bar (2015)
- Doctor of Law (J.D.), Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Magna Cum Laude
- Option in Dispute Resolution and Professionalism
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Criminology and Criminal Justice, Carleton University, Highest Honours