Michael Wilson currently practices law with the prominent Omaha firm of Schaefer Shapiro, LLP. Mr. Wilson represents clients in matters involving criminal defense/DUI, appeals, personal injury, and family law, including divorce, child custody, and guardianships. He has also handled corporate collections, landlord/tenant disputes, injunctions against the City of Omaha, and contract disputes, among other matters. Mr. Wilson is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Illinois, as well as the state and federal courts of Nebraska.
Mr. Wilson received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, then graduated from the Michigan State University College of Law with honors. While in law school, Mr. Wilson served as an Associate Editor for the Michigan State Law Review and clerked for the Federal Public Defender (Omaha), the United States Attorney (Chicago), and the Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals. Following graduation, Mr. Wilson moved to Chicago where he served first as a legal aid attorney, then as an Assistant Appellate Defender for the State of Illinois. These positions afforded Mr. Wilson the opportunity to achieve positive results for many clients appearing before both the Circuit and Appellate Courts of Illinois--clients accused of everything from DUI to murder. Today, Mr. Wilson employs that expertise in his private practice, having successfully represented numerous clients in the County and District Courts of Douglas County, Sarpy County, and many other counties across Nebraska.