Following graduation from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst as a psychology major, Mike attended law school at Boston University. After law school, Mike worked as an attorney in a large law firm in addition to subsequent positions in litigation management and professional law firm marketing. In 2016, he completed a year-long, 300-hour Mindfulness in Law Teacher Training program. In 2017, Mike published a book called Mindfulness in Law that is available for free download from Apple’s iBook store. In 2019, he received his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Wright Institute in Berkeley, California with a GPA of 3.74. Mike is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) in addition to The State Bar of California.
In addition to maintaining a regular meditation practice for more than twenty-five years, Mike is a vegetarian, works out daily and refrains from intoxicating substances.