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Michael Jean

Michael Jean received Bachelors of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and American Public Policy from Western Michigan University. He went on to law school at the Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School. During this time, he participated as a guest student at: the Monash University Law Faculty in Melbourne, Australia; the University of Canterbury School of Law in Christchurch, New Zealand; the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada; and the University of San Diego's Paris Institute on International and Comparative Law in Paris, France. He clerked for the Criminal Division of the 3rd Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan in Detroit, and finished law school as a litigation intern at Safari Club International in Washington, DC.

He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, and joined the Office of Litigation Counsel at the National Rifle Association of America – Institute for Legislative Action in May of 2012. Since then, he has been litigating wildlife, shooting range, and Second Amendment matters in state and federal courts, and advising private attorneys and NRA members on restoration of rights.