An effective way to promote yourself on social media is to showcase your credibility and expertise. That’s what attorney Mike Mandell, known online as Law By Mike, does. He heads the law firm Mandell and shares free legal advice through short clips on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. As of 2022, Mike Mandell has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Michael L. Mandell is from Los Angeles, California and was born on May 13, 1987. Not much is known about the attorney’s early years and family background.
In 2005, he attended the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He studied communication and media.
He graduated Magna cum laude in 2009. Right after graduating from undergrad, Michael went to Duke University School of Law and became a Doctor of Laws in 2012.
A year after graduating from law school, he was employed as an associate at an international law firm called Reed Smith, LLP. He has represented clients in the consumer products, pharmaceuticals and medical device industries.
Soon after, in 2014, his team was recognized by the Daily Journal as having the best defensive results. In state and federal courts, Mike has gained extensive law and motion practice.
After more than seven years, he left Reed Smith, LLP to become a personal injury attorney. He branched out in 2020 and founded Mandell Trial Lawyers in Calabasas, California. However, the venture only lasted four months.
In early 2021, Mike Mandell launched Mandell Law with the goal of transforming the legal advocacy process. To promote his services, the lawyer went online under the Law By Mike brand.
He followed the growing trend of short videos and uploaded content to YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. In a short time, he gained a large following by revealing useful legal advice that ordinary people do not know.
Mike has also created a website, LawByMike.com, which advertises his legal practice. As of this writing, he has 574,000 followers on Instagram and 1.35 million subscribers on YouTube. He is the most popular on TikTok with 6.6 million followers.
Net worth and earnings
From his YouTube advertising revenue alone, Mandell earns between $240,000 and $3.8 million a year. This figure is only expected to increase as his channel is only a year old. Moreover, he also earns extra income by having a large following on social media.
The famous lawyer obtains sponsorship agreements which add a considerable amount to his income. Some reports state that he makes about $7.5 million a year from his online business. Finally, there’s his salary from his law firm. That’s why he’s worth $10 million.
Mike Mandell talks a lot about his expertise, but he’s very different when talking about his personal life. Some fans find the online star charming and want to know if he is single. However, he did not reveal if he is currently in a relationship.