Mike is an attorney in the firm’s Ontario office. As an experienced trial attorney, he has practiced for over 20 years with a focus on Civil Litigation Defense in the areas of first- and third- party claims, SIU investigations, construction defect, commercial litigation, class actions, employment practice liability, professional liability/errors & omissions, D&O litigation, general liability, ADA law, and numerous Examinations Under Oath. While practicing in Southern California, Mike sat as Judge Pro Tem in a variety of courts in San Bernardino County.
In 1986 Mr. Kowalski received his Bachelor of Science in business with a focus on Management and Human Resources from Cal Poly Pomona. In 1991 he received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern School of Law Los Angeles.
An avid runner, hiker and baseball enthusiast, Mike has completed four marathons and over 30 half-marathons, summitted Mt. Whitney in California and Humphrey Peak in Arizona, hiked the Grand Canyon from rim-to-rim and completed one-third of the John Muir Trail. His baseball passion pretty much exclusively with the Chicago Cubs.
Mike lives in Redlands, California with his wife, Kelli.