Michael Harshman graduated from The Ohio State University and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law. Board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Michael has been admitted to practice in all courts of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas; the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; and the Supreme Court of the United States. Michael has also received certification from the Supreme Court of Florida in Family Mediation and in Circuit Civil Mediation.
Throughout his career, Michael has earned a reputation for ensuring his clients' satisfaction beyond the courtroom. He also brings an understanding of the unique circumstances people face when they seek legal representation. This consideration was demonstrated in the early 1980s when he pioneered legal services marketing through electronic media, which gives injured people better access to quality attorneys.
Michael is a sought-after guest speaker who lends his time to address such topics as victim's rights, negligence and torts.
Michael, married to Ruth, has four daughters and one son, and is an instrument rated pilot who also enjoys sailing, skiing, bicycling and tennis.
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Michael is licensed and practicing law throughout Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He is a partner in Betras, Kopp and Harshman, LLC.