Mike’s courtroom knowledge and trial skills developed during his years as assistant DA soon earned the position of Chief Assistant District Attorney. Attaining many accomplishments during his tenure of 1987 to 1994, Mike served as the lead child sex abuse prosecutor working in the five-county area of the 29th District of Western North Carolina.
Investing more than three decades, he has defended clients in child custody cases working passionately protecting and ensuring adequate legal representation for the children of McDowell County.
29A Judicial District Bar Association (past president)
McDowell County Bar Association (past president)
1982 UNC B.S. Business Admin, Phi Beta Kappa
1985 UNC School of Law. Alumnus
Honors and Awards
Best Attorney in McDowell County, 2005 & 2007
District Attorney of the Year, Named Twice, by Law Enforcement Officers.