Mike was born in Wheatridge, Colorado and grew up in Loveland, Colorado. He moved to California in 1995 for college and he moved to Lynchburg in 2005. Mike lives in Lynchburg with his wife Abi and their four children. He is an active member of Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church serving as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.
During law school, Michael served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Tom Parker, Justice, Supreme Court of Alabama. Mike also contributed to The Business Lawyer – “Annual Review of Federal Securities Regulation” American Bar Association Journal (Section of Business Law) Edition: May 2008, Volume 64, Number 3.
He was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2008 and is a member of the Virginia Bar Association. He began working at Day & Current Law Offices in his third year of law school and joined Day & Current Law Offices as an attorney after passing the bar in 2008. In 2010, Mike became named partner and the firm’s name was changed to Day & Lovell, Attorneys At Law. Mike joined Overbey, Hawkins & Wright in 2015 as an Of Counsel to the firm and will practice primarily out of the Lynchburg office.
Mike has closed several multi-million dollar real estate transactions across the Commonwealth of Virginia and he has handled multiple high value business transactions. In addition, he has defended the constitutional and statutory rights of the accused in criminal cases having tried cases ranging from murder and aggravated malicious wounding to petit larceny and traffic offenses.
Prior to attending law school, Michael served as deputy campaign manager for Harry Scolinos, Candidate for the United States House of Representative for the 29th District: Pasadena, California.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA. in 1999 and his Master’s degree from Biola University in La Mirada, CA. in 2001. Mike graduated from Liberty University School of Law, in Lynchburg, VA earning his Juris Doctorate in 2008.