Michael currently serves as President Elect of the American Inns of Court, the Honorable William A. Ingram Inn and served on a team of lawyers, judges and law students that won a prestigious First Place award from the American Inns of Court. He is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and serves on its Appellate Courts Committee. He previously served as a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union, Santa Clara County Chapter. Recently, Michael served as Chair of the Board of Directors at Saint Francis High School in Mountain View. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer and panel member on the nature and evolution of the anti-SLAPP suit law.