Micah is an attorney in Marin County, California. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Davis, where he graduated with highest honors, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he graduated cum laude. He received several awards from both institutions, including the most prestigious acknowledgement from the U.C. Davis Political Science Department and citations for the highest grades in four law school courses. At U.C. Hastings he also trained students in legal writing and research and appellate advocacy.
After law school Micah practiced criminal defense with the Cooper Law Offices in Berkeley, California, where he represented clients in various stages of criminal proceedings. He subsequently joined his father’s Marin County practice, the Law Offices of M. Gerald Schwartzbach, P.C., where his focus is writing, editing, and research across various practice areas. He served as co-counsel in the landmark acquittal of an organ transplant surgeon accused of attempting to accelerate a potential organ donor’s death. (People v. Roozrokh, San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. F405885.) He has authored a commentary on law and society at the Micah J. Schwartzbach Blog.