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Michael L. Sensor was born in 1970 in Erie, Pennsylvania. In 1993, he received his B.A. in German from Temple University, where he was named to the Delta Phi Alpha National German Honor Society. Mr. Sensor received his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 1996, where he was active in trial advocacy competitions.


Mr. Sensor is an AV(r) Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available through that organization for legal ability and ethics.

("CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.")

From the time of his admission to the Delaware bar in 1996 to 2016, Mr. Sensor was employed in law firms in Wilmington, Delaware concentrating on personal injury and worker's compensation.


Mr. Sensor is a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International and has served in several leadership roles in that organization. He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association and an associate member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association 


He is admitted in Delaware, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%

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Contact info

Tybout, Redfearn & Pell

750 Shipyard Drive, Suite 400
P.O. Box 2092
Wilmington, DE, 19899


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
First Place - Fiction Writing ContestDelaware State Bar Association2005
Louis L. Manderino Honor SocietyDuquesne University School of Law1996
Order of BarristersDuquesne University School of Law1996
Second Place Best AdvocateGourley Cup Trial Moot Court Competition, Pittsburgh, PA1996
Second Place Trial TeamGourley Cup Trial Moot Court Competition, Pittsburgh, PA1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPerry & Sensor1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Delaware State Bar AssociationEditor, Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association2007 - Present
Delaware Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Governors2003 - Present
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationEditor, DTLA Advocate2003 - Present
Delaware Volunteer Legal ServicesVolunteer Attorney1998 - Present
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
Delaware State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1994 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaDistrict XXII Justice1997 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Del. Ins. Guar. Assoc. v. Christiana Care Health System, Inc., 892 A.2d 1073 (Del. 2006)Successor in interest by merger held liable to reimburse Delaware Insurance Guaranty Association under 18 Del. C. Section 4211 for worker's compensation payments made by predecessor whose net worth was below statutory threshold but successor's was above
Del. Ins. Guar. Assoc. v. WHX Corp., 2008 WL 495865 (Del. Super. 2008)Statute of limitations for claim under 18 Del. C. Section 4211 to recover worker's compensation payments made by Delaware Insurance Guaranty Association is five years from date of last payment plus three years to bring an action under a contract.
Del. Ins. Guar. Assoc. v. Manor Care, Inc., Del. Super., C.A. No. 03C-06-074 (Sept. 20, 2004), aff’d, 871 A.2d 1128 (Del. 2005)Insured’s net worth, not net worth of unincorporated facility, held determining factor in Delaware Insurance Guaranty Association’s entitlement to recover sums paid to discharge insured’s liability in medical-malpractice claim.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"Sumer is I-Cumin In"2010
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"The GIGO Principle"2009
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"Barrenness in a Time of Plenty"2009
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"The Georgian Table"2008
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"An Embarrassment of Riches"2008
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"It Grows Like a Weed"2008
Journal for European Environmental & Planning Bar Association"The Farm"2008
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationAn Inconvenient Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Forum - Or, "What Gets Filed in Delaware - Stays in Delaware"2007
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationDoes The Camera’s Eye Ever Blink? Recent Decisions Address the Use of Video Documentation in the Defense of Worker’s Compensation Claims2007
DTLA Advocate"Don't Give an Inch!"2007
Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Lawr Association"Propriator and Governor"2007
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"Letter to a Friend"2007
Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association"7,007 Days" (Fiction)2006
Journal of the Delaware State Bar AssociationInterview: "Chief Justice Steele Reflects on Delaware Bench and Bar"2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Temple UniversityGermanBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Delaware Asbestos Litigation ConferenceHot Topics and Emerging Law • Household Exposure Cases • Component Part Liability • International Cases • Conflicts of Law2011
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association Annual ConventionSeminar Co-Chair2003
The Law of the Internet in DelawareSpeaker2002
Internet Basics for the Delaware AttorneySpeaker2001
Current Trends: Keeping Abreast of the LawSeminar Co-Chair2001
Advanced Issues in Legal Technology for Delaware ParalegalsSpeaker2001
Internet Strategies for the Paralegal in DelawareSpeaker1999