Biography

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BACKGROUND Michael is a native Tucsonan and is married to Tracy (also a native). They have a young daughter named Journey, who they absolutely cherish and adore.

EDUCATION Michael graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Geography (1994) and from the University of Arizona College of Law (2004).  During law school, Mr. Fleishman was an articles editor for the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.  He also was a two-time finalist in the Richard Grand Legal Writing Contest.

PUBLICATIONS Reciprocity Unmasked: The Role of the Mexican Government in Defense of Its Foreign Nationals in United States Death Penalty Cases, 20 Ariz.J.Int’l & Comp. L. 359Case Note: Under the Influence of Necessity: State v. Fell, 45 Ariz. L. Rev. 247Law and the New Institutional Economics: Water Markets and Legal Change in California, 1987-2005, which soon will be published in the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy.

TEACHING HISTORY Michael is an adjunct professor at the University of Arizona College of Law. He teaches Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Litigation courses.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Stubbs & Schubart, P.C. (2004-2005) (practice areas included: land use, zoning, real estate, eminent domain, and tax lien foreclosures)Karp Heurlin Weiss (2005-2006) (practice areas included: securities litigation, business litigation, and real estate litigation, and tax lien foreclosures)Butler & Associates, PLC (2006-2008) (practice areas included: commercial and real estate litigation, tax lien foreclosures, land use, and business development)Fleishman Law, PLC (2008-2014) (practice areas included: commercial and real estate litigation, tax lien foreclosures, land use, and business development, personal injury)Breen Olson & Trenton, LLP (2014-2016) (practice areas included: commercial and real estate litigation, tax lien foreclosures, land use, business development, and personal injury)

ADMISSIONS Mr. Fleishman is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Arizona.  Mr. Fleishman also is admitted to practice in Colorado.