Mike was born in New York City on October 5, 1947. Mike grew up as the son of a career combat U.S. Army soldier. He served as a Photographic Intelligenceman in Vietnam during his four years in the U.S. Navy, including surviving the 1967 U.S.S. Forrestal fire. While serving in Vietnam, Mike was awarded the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation and the Presidential Unit Citation, the unit equivalent of the Navy Cross. Mike was honorably discharged from the military and attended college on the G.I. Bill graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree Cum Laude from Albany State College and later a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Denver College of Law. He is licensed to practice law before the Colorado Supreme Court, Texas Supreme Court, Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Colorado and the Western District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mike Robinson retired in 2011