Mike Massey

Lecturer & Director, Mentorship Program

Professional Biography

Mike left thirty years of law practice to join the Lawyering Process faculty at DU in 2000. In practice, he specialized in the areas of corporate and securities law first at a medium-sized Denver firm and then at his own firm. Mike has had an affair with writing for many years. First, at DU, from which he graduated summa cum laude in 1971, he served as editor-in-chief of the Denver Law Journal (currently known as the Denver University Law Review). For many years, he also was editor of The Annual Survey of Colorado Law. He wrote an award-winning humor column for the Villager Newspapers and has written several non-award winning plays. Mike is the past president of the DU National Alumni Association and a past president of the Denver Athletic Club. He also is a past chair of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and is chairman emeritus of Historic Littleton, Inc. He has been known to appear on a local stage (although some critics have suggested he should be in one instead of on one). Mike and his wife, Kathie, have been married for over thirty years and have a daughter, Michele.


  • JD, 1971, University of Denver, College of Law
  • BA, University of Denver