Michael Callahan


Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Michael is a litigation associate with Milgrom & Daskam.

Michael joined Milgrom & Daskam as a law clerk where he worked in the litigation and intellectual property practice groups. He now holds the position of Associate. During his time at CU Law, Michael has served as a volunteer with the Korey Wise Innocence Project as part of a small team advocating on behalf of wrongfully convicted individuals in Colorado. He also serves as vice president of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, where he has organized fundraisers and donation drives for local animal shelters. Before joining the firm as a law clerk, he worked as a constitutional law research assistant for the University and as a litigation intern at a small Denver law firm.

Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, where he earned a B.A. in communications with a concentration in Spanish. During his senior year, he volunteered with the Pennsylvania ACLU and worked alongside attorneys to assist on their prison and criminal justice reform projects.

In his free time, Michael enjoys being outdoors – particularly on long hikes or bike rides. He also enjoys playing music, cooking, reading, and is an avid Philadelphia sports fan.





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Employment Law

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Data Privacy

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