Michael Hoard is the owner Hoard Law in Charlotte, North Carolina and also practices law in Illinois. He was born and raised on the southside of Chicago. He earned a Juris Doctor degree at Southern Illinois University. After passing the Illinois bar, Michael was appointed as an Illinois Assistant Attorney General. In that role, he handled criminal appeals in the state appellate courts, state supreme court, and U.S. Court of Appeals. Michael left the Illinois Attorney General’s office and became a partner in Lopez, Hoard and Affiliates. In private practice, he handled felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, divorces, personal injuries, bankruptcies and real estate transactions.
In 2004, Attorney Hoard obtained a real estate broker’s license in Illinois. After 7 years of private practice, Michael worked as trust counsel at The Northern Trust Company, where he supervised the global suspicious activity reporting and reviewed client trust agreements and investments.
Michael left the corporate arena in 2010 and obtained a license to practice in North Carolina. In 2016, Attorney Hoard obtained a real estate broker’s license in North Carolina. Hoard Law, P.C. focuses on residential real estate transactions and bankruptcy. Attorney Hoard enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.
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