The Sidley Law Group is a law firm specializing in civil litigation and criminal defense
in federal and state courts throughout Southern California.
Clients of the Firm include publicly held companies, privately held businesses in manufacturing, export and retail, individuals,
real estate owners and developers, and entertainment companies.
The Firm's results-oriented practice emphasizes effective representation while controlling client costs.
The biography of the Firm's attorney is attached.
MICHAEL I. SIDLEY, born Los Angeles, California, July 23, 1961; admitted to Bar 1989, California, 1990, United States
District Court - Central District of California. Education: Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1983,
member Big "C" Society; Law School - University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1988, with distinction,
Order of the Coif. Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender, 1989-1990. Private practice, 1990 to present. Expert
television legal commentator for CNN, MSNBC, E! Television Network, and Court TV. Member, Los Angeles County Environmental
Crime Sentencing Task Force 1994-1995. Member, Medical Board of California 1999-2002 . Member, Los Angeles Police Department
Community Based Policy Committee 1992-1995. Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Member, Criminal Courts Bar
Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association. Member, National Campaign Staff, Mondale for President\Mondale-Ferraro;
Dukakis for President\Dukakis-Bentsen; and Clinton for President. Treasurer, Bowen for Assembly 1996 to 2000. Chairman, Democratic
Party Assembly Committee 1995-1997.