Michael Fleshman was born and raised in Lincoln, Illinois where he graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 2009. Michael went on to play baseball at Springfield College of Illinois before earning his Economics and Finance degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2013. Michael received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois in 2015. During law school, Michael completed a judicial externship in 2014 with Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court Justice Thomas Harris. Michael passed the February 2016 Illinois Bar Exam and worked at a private practice in Springfield, Illinois until joining Woods & Bates in November, 2017.

Mr. Fleshman’s areas of practice include estate planning and administration, real estate transactions, collection matters, divorce/custody, and income tax preparation and planning.

Logan County Bar Association

Sangamon County Bar Association


                Illinois (2016)

                United States District Court Central District of Illinois (2017)

                United States Tax Court (2017)


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