Mike received his Juris Doctor from Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia. Prior to law school, he also received a Bachelors of Commerce, majoring in accounting. Mike spent his first 4-months of his articles with a big, downtown law firm. While he was there, he worked on a variety of litigation and corporate matters, including personal injury, insolvency/bankruptcy, trademarks, administrative, residential tenancy, and financial services. Mike is excited to completed the remainder of his articles with Verhaeghe Law Office and will be focusing on family law and civil litigation.
Mike is a strong advocate for access to justice, where he has volunteered with a number of pro bono organizations, including the Elizabeth Fry Society, Bond’s Commercial Legal Clinic, and Edmonton Community Legal Centre. In his spare time, Mike enjoys exploring Edmonton’s food and cocktail scene, travelling, fantasy football, working out and spending time at the dog park with his dog, Mia.