Michael McCarthy has been a member of Nemecek & Cole since January 2004. Mike was formerly a partner at Manning & Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez LLP, where he chaired the firm's Professional Errors & Omissions Department. Prior to Manning Marder, Mike spent 18 years with Haight, Brown & Bonesteel where he served as managing partner in 1994 and 1995.
Michael McCarthy is a Certified Specialist, Legal Malpractice Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
B.A., Finance, Loyola Marymount University, 1972
J.D., Valley University, 1979
Nemecek & Cole assists the charitable efforts of the Valley Community Legal Foundation and Beverly Hills Barristers by sponsoring their fundraising activities.
American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Attorneys Insurance Mutual Risk Retention Group (AIMRRG), Member Board of Directors 1993 - 1998, Professional Liability Defense Federation.
Lectures frequently to attorneys and law firms on risk retention issues and the establishment of procedures to reduce Professional Liability Claims.
California State Bar, United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California.
Named by his peers as one of Southern California's "Super Lawyers" from 2007 - 2015; Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.
Father of five daughters, one son and proud grandfather of two granddaughters.