As a law school student, Michael was privileged to receive a position clerking for the Circuit Judges of Tennessee's 21st Judicial District. There he researched for the then sitting Judges and watched numerous hearings and trials.
Since 2008, Michael has practiced at Schell, Binkley and Davies, LLC, one of the highest rated law firms in Franklin, Tennessee. In 2013, Michael became a partner at Schell and Davies.
In 2014, Michael was recognized and received several awards for his Divorce, Family Law and Criminal Law practice. Michael received the SuperLawyers Rising Star designation. In addition, Michael received the American Institute of Family Lawyers Top 10 Award and was designated as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer and Top 100 Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.