For over 10 years, defense attorney Michael King has been a zealous advocate for justice, dedicating himself to the defense of those in need. Born with a passion for performance, Michael’s journey from the theatrical stage to the courtroom reflects his diverse skills and unwavering commitment to making a difference in the lives of others. He has engaged in dozens of misdemeanor and felony trials, over a hundred preliminary hearings, and has had scores of cases dismissed through motions to suppress. Michael’s experience in criminal defense is expansive, having handled cases that range from trespassing to murder.
Michael earned his law degree from Chapman University in 2011. Prior to law school, he attended the University of Southern California where he received his bachelor’s degree in Theatre. Prior to joining The Nieves Law Firm, Michael served as a Public Defender in Los Angeles County for more than 10 years. Beyond his legal prowess, Michael brings a unique touch to his practice, having officiated weddings as part of his rich background in performance. This experience, coupled with Michael’s passion to help those in need, has made Michael a formidable trial attorney. His ability to connect with people on a personal level, coupled with his dedication to their cause, sets him apart as a compassionate and effective advocate.
When Michael’s free time is not spent playing with his children, he enjoys juggling, playing piano, and tending to his fruit trees.