A senior attorney with 26 years of litigation experience, Mike has tried in excess of 200 jury trials to verdict in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, as well as other jurisdictions throughout the United States.
Mike is a shareholder in the Professional Liability Department and defends cases involving mass torts as well as general liability matters.
Mike began his law career in the Philadelphia District Attorney's office where he served as an assistant district attorney for five years. He then joined the civil litigation firm of Krusen, Evans and Byrne in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After trying numerous asbestos-related cases, he co-founded the firm of Kelley, Jasons, McGowan, Spinelli and Hanna in Philadelphia where he focused on the preparation and trial of complex personal injury, products liability, and criminal cases.
•Seminar, Direct and Cross Examination, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1989
•How To Conduct Effective Opening And Closing Statements, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, 1999
Past Employment Positions
•Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Assistant to District Attorney, 1981 - 1986
Pro Bono Activities
•Director, Valley Green Bank
•President, Germantown Branch Board of Settlement Music School
•President, Center City Crime Victim Services Board
•Treasurer, Neighborhood Interfaith Movement
Honors & Awards
•AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell