Michael Hagele is a Silicon Valley-based lawyer who manages his own practice. He exclusively helps tech companies with their legal issues such as compliance, intellectual property rights, licensing, and other legal matters. He is additionally an investor who has put his own money into tech companies as well as a number of restaurants. He negotiates contracts for his clients who are headquartered from the San Francisco Bay Area down to the greater Los Angeles region.
Before he became a lawyer Michael Hagele worked in a car wash while attending the University of Iowa. He graduated in 1992 with degrees in English and Political Science. He moved to the Bay area and earned his law degree in 1997 at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. While attending this school he edited the Berkeley Technology Law Review publication, including its digital content. Read more about Michael Hagele at ideamensch.com
In order to efficiently manage his workday he makes sure he schedules his priorities for the day once he arrives at his office. He spends his day drafting legal documents regarding intellectual property, contracts, and licensing matters. He also keeps in contact with his client’s during the day whether that is a phone call, email, or texting. He says that many evenings he continues to work by answering his client’s questions and handling any matter that crops up.
In his spare time, Michael Hagele is an avid bike rider, especially when it comes to mountain biking. He has been passionate about mountain biking for many years and tries to get at least one run in every day. He says that he enjoys the challenges of riding a bike down a mountain and anticipating the hazards that are ahead of him. He says that he also does his best thinking when riding his bike and usually comes up with his best business ideas when doing so.
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