During his 36-year career as a lawyer, Mike has established a reputation as a skilled trial lawyer, litigator, and leader in the Colorado Springs legal community. He specializes in civil litigation, personal injury, contract law, and mediation. His past experience as an insurance adjustor adds to his perspective in the mediation of personal injury cases.
Mike attended Kansas State University where he received a B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration (both cum laude). He graduated from Washburn Law School in 1980 and began practicing law with Rector, Rutherford, Mullen & Johnson in Colorado Springs, working on insurance defense and product liability cases.
Mike expanded his practice in Colorado Springs to general litigation, personal injury, contracts, and mediations. At Jones & Waters, he built a reputation as an exceptional trial lawyer and mediator—a reputation that has solidified his position in the Colorado Springs legal community.
Mike sat on the Board of Governors for the Colorado Bar Association. He has also served as a trustee and treasurer of the El Paso County Bar Association. In addition to his roles in the legal community, Mike is a board member for Partners in Housing.
When he isn’t in the courtroom or the boardroom, Mike spends his time in the outdoors with his wife. He recently finished climbing all of the 14ers in Colorado. He also enjoys biking, skiing and spending time with his numerous pets.