As Klinedinst’s Executive Director, Michael Steiner provides professional management and insight to the business of the firm’s offices across California and Washington. Mr. Steiner achieved his certification as a Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM and directs the administrative, technological, financial and human resources required to maintain a competitive and growing law practice.
With over 25 years of business and law firm experience, Mr. Steiner possesses the knowledge, skills and ability needed to plan for, implement, and realize Klinedinst’s business objectives and organizational goals.
Mr. Steiner received his Bachelor of Science in Business and Management, summa cum laude, from the University of Redlands and was inducted to the University’s Whitehead Leadership Council. As a member of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), Mr. Steiner has served both the Los Angeles and Hawaii chapters of the organization. He has spoken for the Hawaii State Bar Association, Association of Legal Administrators, Legal Marketing Association, S.C.O.R.E. Hawaii, National Business Institute and has contributed articles to the ALA Greater Los Angeles chapter’s Leadership Exchange magazine. As a registered lobbyist in Hawaii, Mr. Steiner drafted and successfully guided several pieces of legislation into law.
Mr. Steiner joined the firm in 2014 after serving as Executive Director with a Honolulu-based full-service law firm. He previously volunteered for the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, Think-Tech Hawaii, Hawaii Venture Capital Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association of Hawaii and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shilder College of Business, as part of the Annual University of Hawaii Business Plan Competition.