At UMaine Orono graduate school, Mike taught English Composition, and at UMaine Portland law school, he taught Paralegal Writing. He was also on the Moot Court Team, got the AmJur Award in Labor Law, and worked as an Assistant District Attorney and at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic.
After joining the Maine Bar in 1980, Mike worked in Augusta as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Department, representing medical licensing boards. In 1982, he tried cases in military criminal court in Germany. In 1984 Mike joined the firm primarily representing Maine employers and employees in workers’ compensation cases. For the last 25 years he has published the firm’s workers’ compensation newsletter, The Troubh Heisler Advance.
Mike lives on Peaks Island and has served on the Peaks Island Neighborhood Association, the Peaks Island Independence Committee, and the Peaks Island Council. He enjoys golf, music, boats, books, and astronomy.