Bachelor of Arts—Indiana University—Cum Laude and Distinguished Military Graduate—1986
Juris Doctorate—University of Louisville—1993
Mike has over 24 years of experience as an attorney. Practicing in Indiana since 1993, Mike has successfully represented numerous corporations, businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters.
Before becoming an attorney, Mike served as a U.S. Army Field Artillery Officer overseas. Upon his return from his overseas assignment and honorable discharge from the military, Mike decided to attend law school and devote himself to the practice of law. Mike has a deep and life-long respect for hard-working, good-natured people who might be having a difficult time navigating our legal system. Mike prides himself on bringing deft organizational and leadership skills to the table on every legal matter that comes across his desk.
Mr. Ooley is an active National Rifle Association certified instructor. He is certified to teach Home Firearms Safety, Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home, Personal Protection Outside the Home, Refuse to Be a Victim and Defensive Pistol. He is also certified by the Second Amendment Foundation Training Division to teach Defensive Handgun. Mike’s favorite course to teach is one that he developed jointly with his son entitled “Legal Concepts for Concealed Carry and Self Defense with a Firearm.”
Professional Recognition and Memberships
Member of the Indiana Bar Association
Admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court, United States District Courts in Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
Member of the Sherman Minton Chapter of the American Inns of Court
Registered Civil Mediator in the State of Indiana
Registered Domestic Relations Mediator in the State of Indiana
Presented for Indiana Continuing Legal Education seminars for attorneys
Life member of the National Rifle Association
Affiliate attorney with the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network
Former elected Member and President of the Board of Trustees for the West Clark Community Schools from 1996-2000
Former Senior Quality Editor for Lexis Nexis from 2000-2005