Michael was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 11, 1932. He was admitted to bar, 1957, Illinois, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. 1974, U.S. Supreme Cout. 1984, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar.
DePaul University, (B.A., 1954). DePaul University, (J.D., 1957). Delta Theta Phi, Allerton Conference Participant, 1986.