Since graduating from law school, Mike has been engaged in the private practice of law with prominent Albany area law firms and presently maintains his own law practice on British American Boulevard in Latham, NY. Mike previously served as a part time Administrative Law Judge for the New York State Liquor Authority. Mike is a member of the Albany County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Mike has done extensive planning and drafting of wills and trusts and has handled numerous substantial estates throughout New York State from estate probate through final estate termination, including preparation of United States and New York State Estate tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns, informal and judicial accountings, tax audits and appeals. Mike is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York (Board of Directors 2015-present) and the Consulting Alliance (member, Board of Directors, 2016-present) and Albany/Capital District Chapter of Women in Insurance & Financial Services (member, Board of Directors, 2014-present).
Mike has extensive real estate transactional experience ranging from individual sales and purchases to significant commercial sales, purchases, financings and refinancing including acting as a company counsel in several industrial development agency loan closings. He also represented clients in obtaining letters patent from the State of New York in order to obtain title to lands formerly under water.
Mike serves on the Village of Colonie Planning Commission and previously served as Treasurer of the Hudson-Mohawk Chapter of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Foundation for more than ten years. He is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, Inc., Division 5, the German-American Club of Albany, The Sons of the American Legion, Albany Lodge No. 49 of the Benevolant and Protective Order of Elks, where he serves as Justice of the Subordinate Forum and Scholarship Chairman, the Colonie Chamber of Commerce, the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce, the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Capital Region Chamber of Commerce and the Malta Business and Professional Association.