In law school, Michelle displayed her passion and talent for oral advocacy, earning the First Place Advocate award at the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County Mock Trial Competition. When she graduated, she was selected as a national member of The Order of Barristers and was recognized for her excellence in trial advocacy skills by the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Michelle now represents her clients with the same dedication that earned her these honors.
EducationBrigham Young University (B.A., 2006); William and Mary School of Law (J.D., 2009)
Significant AccomplishmentsAssisted in successful defense of copyright infringement trial brought in federal court by nationally syndicated radio show host seeking more than $13 million in damages.
Obtained complete dismissal of complaint claiming $200 million in damages based on alleged fraud and conspiracy resulting from transfer of valuable art collection.
Obtained temporary restraining order, temporary injunction, and summary judgment in favor of software company seeking to enforce non-competition agreement against former employee.
Represented a council of governments seeking relief funding for cities and towns victimized by Hurricane Ike.
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