"Becoming an attorney provided me with an effective tool set to help people, especially those who cannot or do not have the means to advocate for themselves. This is my passion and doing so brings me joy. The social aspect is the best part of my job, working and connecting with people. I firmly believe, whether personal or professional, the better my relationship is with an individual the better the interaction, understanding, and ability to serve their needs."
In an administrative appeal, Michelle prevented an innocent former spouse from being saddled with a $1.4 million judgment resulting from securities fraud committed solely by the other spouse.
Michelle came to the Valley of the Sun from California in 1995 for the warmer climate, and to attend ASU. She is an avid ballroom dancer of salsa, cha cha, bachata, and merengue, and enjoys biking in her spare time.