Legal: Juris Doctor with distinction, St. Mary’s University School of Law; Fellow of the Texas State Bar College; John Harlan Society member; Graduated 19th in class; American Jurisprudence Award (Torts); Novice Mock Trial, 9th place(Fall 1982); Phi Delta Phi (treasurer); Trained Mediator.
College: University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., Political Science (1980); Law Society member; Delta Chi Fraternity, education advisor and social chairman, Delta Chi Educational Chapter Scholar Award (1978-79).
Bar: Texas Bar Exam, July 1984; Licensed in Texas, November, 1984; U.S. District Court, N.D. of Texas; Fellow of the College of the State Bar, Member of the State Bar of Texas and the Tarrant County Bar Association.
Michael S. Newman, Attorney at Law, pllc. Self employed attorney; 1987 to present. Fee Attorney, Alamo Title; 2010 to present. Fee Attorney, Attorney's Title; 2009. Fee Attorney, Southlake Title; 2009. Fee Attorney, Equity Title of Texas; 2007-2008. Fee Attorney, Land America Commonwealth Title Company; 2005-2007. Mediator for United States Postal Service REDRESS program; 1999 to present Municipal Judge, City of Burleson, Texas; 2003-2009. Municipal Judge, Town of Pantego, Texas; 2004-2008. Zoning Board of Adjustment, City of Keller; member 2002-2005; Chairman 2006-2007. Red Light Administrative Hearings Officer, City of Southlake, Texas; 2008-present. Municipal Judge, City of Keller, Texas; 2007-2014. Municipal Judge, City of Colleyville, Texas; 2012-2014.