A San Fernando Valley native, Michael S. Farr earned his undergraduate degree from the Indiana University in 2010. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, he went on to receive his J.D. from The University of Illinois – John Marshall Law School in 2017. During law school, Michael clerked for both the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the Felony Trial Division, and for the Illinois Appellate Court. Additionally, Michael was an active member in the Business Enterprise Law Clinic, that provided pro-bono legal services for small-business owners on the South Side of Chicago.
Michael was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in 2017 and the California State Bar in 2018. Presently, Michael focuses his practice on Worker’s Compensation with a focus on representing first responders injured on duty. He is well-versed in all phases of Worker’s Compensation litigation, from conducting physician cross-examinations, representing clients in depositions, to drafting pleadings before the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board.
Michael is a board member of the Mid Valley Police Council and has published research to The Fire Fighter Cancer Support Network.