Michael Lusk received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama. After he served in the United States Navy, Michael decided to become a prosecutor. He received his juris doctorate from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
He began his legal career as a state prosecutor from 1983 to 1989. Michael entered private practice in 1989 and continues that practice today where he concentrates in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury. During this time, he gained significant experience as a trial attorney.