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Michael Abro

Adjunct Professor
Michael Abro teaches Professional Responsibility at the Charleston School of Law. She is also the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the South Carolina Bar’s Lawyers Helping Lawyers.

Experience & Activities

Abro began her legal career practicing law in a small firm. Before attending law school, she worked as a mental health counselor in community mental health settings in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and California. Michael earned a law degree from the Charleston School of Law, an Educational Specialist Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina.

She is trained in family and civil court mediation, as an attorney guardian ad litem, and in collaborative law. She develops curriculum for and provides continuing legal education seminars related to Substance Use and Mental Health topics.

Abro teaches classes on the topic of developing professional identity and the connection between identity and wellness. Michael also has experience with developing critical practice skill curriculum modules for the legal profession.

She is licensed to practice law in the State Court of South Carolina, the Federal District Court for the District of South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.  She is a member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar, and the Charleston County Bar Association.