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Overview

Micah advocates for clients with local government, real estate and construction needs, with an emphasis on land use and real estate development, as well as governmental affairs.

His work includes zoning, permitting, land use planning, the development approval process, and representation before city councils, boards, commissions and other governmental bodies.

He is attuned to potential litigation issues, having won numerous trials and every appellate case he has handled at the Texas Third Court of Appeals in Austin. He is also proud of his pro bono work to help preserve Austin artistic landmarks and venues.

Before joining Husch Blackwell, Micah served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Austin and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division. Prior to practicing law, Micah helped lead communications and development for a prominent Austin nonprofit organization.


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Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • B.A., Washington University
    • cum laude

Admissions

  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin LGBT Bar Association
  • The Lloyd Lochridge American Inn of Court
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Sections: Construction Law; Government Law; Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law; and Legislative and Campaign Law
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association 
  • Urban Land Institute

Languages

  • French, conversant
Experience
  • Counseled numerous elected officials on land use, real estate and budgetary concerns.
  • Advised on $30 million Water Control Improvement District project.
  • Drafted numerous pieces of legislation that are now law.
Community Leadership
  • Anti-Defamation League, Glass Leadership Institute, 2017
  • The Hill Country Conservancy’s Emerging Professionals in Conservation
  • Expert witness for Cameroonian nationals seeking asylum