Michael Houtz has been with Helgesen, Houtz & Jones since 1991 and has been a partner since 1996. He received a master’s degree from New York University and his bachelor’s degree and law degree from BYU. He clerked for a year for the Arizona Court of Appeals.He and his wife Susan are the parents of five children, three daughters and two sons. He met his wifewhile serving as a missionary in France.Outside the office he enjoys reading and sports. He has run 22 marathons, including the New York City Marathon and is a member of the 10 year club at St. George. His favorite sport is baseball which he played in college, and he and his family are avid fans of the New York Yankees. They have attended many games at Yankee Stadium.