Michelle A. Copeland is a Southern California native and attended the University of San Diego where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.  Ms. Copeland attended the University of San Francisco School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 2000.

Ms. Copeland joined Hickey & Associates in 2018.  She has extensive litigation experience and has handled numerous jury trials, bench trials and binding arbitrations to successful judgments on behalf of her clients.  Ms. Copeland’s legal career has been focused on defense of consumer claims on behalf of small to mid-sized businesses.  She also has substantial experience handling business litigation matters and personal injury claims.  Ms. Copeland also served as an Arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration program. 

Ms. Copeland is a member of the California Bar Association and the San Diego Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.  She resides with her and her family in Encinitas, California.