Mike serves as staff attorney for member affairs in the states of Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, and manages HSLDA’s involvement on behalf of persecuted homeschoolers in the Federal Republic of Germany. He also teaches constitutional law at Patrick Henry College where he is an adjunct professor of government.
Mike received his Juris Doctorate from the Boston University School of Law with honors, graduating as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar. He is a member of the New Hampshire and Massachusetts state bars.
Before his legal career, Mike served in the United States Army, including combat service as a cavalry officer in the first Persian Gulf War. His previous experience includes founding a top 30 Internet marketing and advertising firm as well as private business consulting and legal practice.
Mike has served on a variety of non-profit boards and is a frequent speaker and writer on the subject of homeschooling. He appears on radio and TV programs to talk about homeschooling and the persecution of German homeschoolers. Mike and Patty homeschool their six children and reside in West Virginia.
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