Michael J. French


San Angelo, TX | Austin, TX

Michael French represents multiple courts and taxing jurisdictions and leads the Linebarger team in their San Angelo, Texas office.

Michael retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2018. He served on active duty from 2006 to 2012, during which time he served as a legal advisor at the Army Operations Center in the Pentagon and served as a member of their crisis action team. He also served as the 25th Infantry Division’s Rule of Law Advisor in Diyala Province, Iraq, and worked with the Criminal Investigation Task Force in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Mr. French is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.

In the community, Michael has served on the Board of Directors for the Concho Valley Rape Crisis Center and on the Board of Directors for the San Angelo Western Little League. He remains on the Alumni Advisory Board for the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at Angelo State University, continues to coach little league baseball, serves on the San Angelo Independent School District’s Reading Selection Content Committee, and serves as the Judge Advocate for his local VFW post.

Mr. French received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Texas Tech University in 1991. He later earned his Master of Science in Psychology from Angelo State University in 1995 and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1998.