Michael J. Pappas


Michael J. Pappas represents clients in the defense of insurance claims, litigating issues arising from fraud, health, life, property, casualty, general liability, and professional liability. While studying law at Pepperdine, Michael served as a law clerk at the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. An editor for the Law Review, Michael also participated in Pepperdine’s Strauss Center for Dispute Resolution, where he gained experience in negotiation and mediation. During college, Michael spent two months in Dilingham, Alaska working as crew on a fishing boat and hiking through the Alaskan wilderness.



  • Pepperdine University School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2023)
    • Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • Walla Walla University  (B.A., 2020)
    • Associated Students of Walla Walla University
    • Enactus

Bar Admissions

  • California