Albert Einstein once said "if you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself." To be able to teach and explain what are often difficult and arcane legal topics requires an in-depth understanding of the law. Mike has presented to audiences many times and taught various legal concepts in and out of the classroom in several different states across the country.
Co-Presenter, “Aviation Lending, private client webinar, February 18, 2022.
Presenter, “Negotiating with Lenders and Loan Document Review,” Illinois Chamber of Commerce webinar, March 30, 2021.
Co-Presenter, “Bankruptcy & Alternatives for Business Owners: Timely Action to Take Now in Dealing with Your Bank and Landlord,” private client webinar, June 17, 2020.
Co-Presenter, “COVID-19: Preparing for defaults, forbearances, and small business bankruptcies,” private client webinar, April 10, 2020.
Co-Presenter, “Do the right thing: Limited Scope Appearances,” McHenry County Bar Association, Woodstock, IL, February 25, 2020.
Presenter, “Selecting and Evaluating a Mediator,” McHenry County Bar Association, Woodstock, IL, September 12, 2019.
Moderator, “2018 USLAW Network Banking & Financial Services In-House Counsel Forum,” Minneapolis, MN, October 3, 2018.
Presenter, “Business Succession Planning,” private client seminar, Crystal Lake, IL, October, 2017.
Moderator, “Ethics for In-House Counsel,” USLAW Network Banking & Financial Services In-House Counsel Forum, Minneapolis, MN, October 4, 2017.
Presenter, “Equitable Subrogation in Illinois,” private client seminar, Omaha, NE, September, 2017.
Presenter, “Aviation Lending,” private client seminar, Little Rock, AR, September, 2017.
Presenter, “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act,” private client seminar, Moon Township, PA, June, 2017.
Presenter, “Quick Tips on Commercial Construction Lending,” Illinois State Bar Association - Chicago, IL October 27, 2016.
Presenter, “Aircraft Financing and Liens,” Chicago, IL September 22, 2016.
Presenter, “The Construction Industry: Shortcuts to Disaster,” – Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, May 13, 2016.
Presenter, “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act,” McHenry County Bar Association, March 22, 2016.
Presenter, “The Loan Documents,” Illinois State Bar Association – Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Law Section Council Seminar “Documenting for Success and Preparing for Failure,” November 20, 2014.
Moderator and Presenter, “Documenting Commercial Loans,” Illinois State Bar Association - Commercial, Banking, and Bankruptcy Law Section Seminar, February 15, 2010.
Presenter, "Foreclosures in Illinois," McHenry, IL, November 6, 2009.
Co-presenter, "Home Repair & Remodeling Act: What You Need to Know," Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, Crystal Lake, IL, February 6, 2009; Barrington Chamber of Commerce, Barrington, IL, February 27, 2009.
Presenter, “Privacy in Banking Under the Illinois Banking Act and the Right to Financial Privacy,” Illinois State Bar Association - Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Law Section Council Banking Law Seminar, April 20 and 27, 2007.
Presenter, “Foreclosures, Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure, Privacy in Banking, Bankruptcy, and Replevins,” Private Seminar, 2004.