Michael J. Barren earned his J.D. from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1983. He received his B.A. in Economics from Princeton University in 1980. He was previously a Partner with the law firm of Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur and served as Chairman of the Collections Law Department and member of the Financial Institutions and Commercial Law Department. Mr. Barren was formerly a Major in the Army Reserve JAG Corps, having previously served as Senior Trial Defense Counsel with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps. Mr. Barren concentrates his practice in the areas of creditors’ rights, workouts, commercial litigation, foreclosures, bankruptcy and commercial law.