Phone: (204) 957-1717 ext: 345
Michael is a life-long resident of Winnipeg, attended St. Pauls High School and graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Law Degree. He was called to the Bar of Manitoba in 1967. He practised with the firm of Christie, DeGraves from 1967 to 1970 and in 1970 he founded and is a senior partner of the predecessor firm Booth Dennehy LLP.
Michael maintains a general law practice including conveyancing, wills and estates, litigation with emphasis in the area of civil, insurance, estate and commercial litigation and assists many small and medium sized businesses with their corporate and legal requirements.
Michael is married to Gail, they have two adult children and five grandchildren. He is a member of the St. Bernadette Parish, the Knights of Columbus, the Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg, the Kiwanis Seniors Building Inc., the Lake of the Woods Cottagers Association, the Royal Lake of the Wood Yacht Club, the Canadian Club of Winnipeg, the Manitoba Club and the St. Charles Country club. Michael enjoys golf and fishing in his spare time.
Michael is a member of the Law Society of Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Saskatchewan. He has served his community as a City of Winnipeg Councillor, Chairman of the City of Winnipeg Police Commission, President and Director of the Winnipeg Enterprises Corporation, Director of the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club and has held directorships and/or been an active member in many Winnipeg organizations including the Festival due Voyageur, the St. Boniface Hospital, the St. Vital Mustangs Football Association, the University of Manitoba Bisons Football Club, the University of Manitoba alumni Association, the Canadian Diabetes Association, and the Misericordia Hospital Foundation.