National Committee Member
Michael Sawaya is a Colorado native, born in Trinidad to George and Jackie Sawaya, and moved to Denver when he was three years old. He is the founder of The Sawaya Law Firm in Denver, Colorado. He attended Denver public schools, The University of Colorado and received his B.A. at The Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Michael attended Texas Tech University School of Law, graduating with honors in 1975 and he is a member of The Order of Coif legal honorary society and the Phi Kappi Phi honorary society. He started practicing law in 1975 and started The Sawaya Law Firm on April 1, 1977. For 14 years he carried on an active general practice of law and began specializing in injury cases only in 1989. Michael has tried more than 100 civil jury trials and has appeared hundreds of times in courts throughout Colorado and in the federal courts of several states. He is an advocate for the rights of injured people and has also spent years supporting the NAACP in an advisory capacity and as counsel.
About Latino Victory
Latino Victory is a progressive organization working to grow Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government and building a base of Latino donors to support this critical work.