Areas of Practice:
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and District of Columbia Circuit
Limestone County (President, 1982-1983)
Alabama State Bar
Michael Cole was selected to The Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers.
Michael Cole is RATED AV by Martindale-Hubbell.
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1978
New York University, LL.M., Labor Law, 1979
University of Alabama, B.A., 1975
Alabama Public Service Commission
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Delta Theta Phi (President, 1977-1978 and Recipient of Outstanding Senior Award, 1978).
Municipal Court Judge, City of Athens, 1980.
Administrative Law Judge,
Alabama State Health Planning and Development Agency, 1998-.
Labor Law, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1979-1983; Athens State College, 1980-1983. (Resident, Athens Office)
Articles and Publications:
“Misrepresentation in Union Election Campaigns- What is the N.L.R.B.’s Rule: Hollywood Ceramics or Shopping Kart?” The Alabama Lawyer, July, 1979
“Public Employee Strikes- The Law and Possible Alternatives,” Cumberland Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1980-1981.