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Chuck Michel

Firearms Attorney

Mr. Michel is CEO and Senior Partner at the law firm of Michel & Associates, P.C. in Long beach, California.

He is recognized as one of the leading authorities on California and federal firearms laws in the country. For over two decades he has played a significant role in advocating and defending individual civil and constitutional rights, and particularly Second Amendment rights, and in helping to shape related legislation. He and his team of attorneys have been instrumental in crafting some of the most important legal challenges to legislation that infringes on Second Amendment rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

The Michel &  Associates team represents many of the most prominent shooting sports and self-defense civil rights associations in the world, including the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA), and has represented many different clients in high profile cases that garnered significant media attention. Mr. Michel is a regular commentator and frequent contributor to national media discussions, and has appeared as a spokesperson for the NRA, CRPA, other associations, and individual clients on dozens of video and radio interviews and in hundreds of newspaper articles.

Mr. Michel is an Adjunct Professor at Chapman University Fowler School of Law in Orange, California, where he teaches firearms law and law practice management. He is the author of the book; California Gun Laws—A Guide to State and Federal Firearm Regulations. He has also published numerous articles and editorials on Second Amendment rights in the Los Angeles Times, the Daily Journal, and many other state and national newspapers.

Mr. Michel has been profiled in recognition of his work in numerous newspaper, magazine, radio, TV and social media platforms. To view some of his media inventory—View media HERE