Michael is a lawyer for the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC, a Chicago-based law firm which concentrates in Illinois personal injury cases involving vehicle accidents (i.e. car, truck, SUV, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian.) The firm also handles cases in which people have been hurt or killed in other settings, such as premises liability injury cases (including "slip & fall" accidents), workplace accidents, and injuries and accidents that occur in nursing homes. The firm also handles cases in other situations where injury or death has resulted due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions of another person.
He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a Minor in History. His J.D. degree is from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
He is a member of the Illinois State Bar. Professional association memberships include the Illinois State Bar Association and he has been a member of the Chicago Bar Association.
Hobbies and athletic activities include frequent rounds of golf, tennis, swimming, and running. He has run three marathons and also participates in triathlons. His musical activities include playing the piano as well as the trombone.
His community activities include annual participation in Operation Christ Child (Christ Church in Lake Forest).