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Mike Golden

M_GoldenMike Golden

Managing Partner

mike@boulettegolden.com
512.732.8902

Mike Golden is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has been repeatedly recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thompson-Reuters), Texas Rising Star (Thompson-Reuters Corporation), and one of the Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White). Previously with Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., Mike founded Boulette & Golden L.L.P. with Jason Boulette in 2006. Now known as Boulette Golden & Marin, the firm represents employers in employment, litigation, and corporate immigration matters.

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Distinctions

  • Texas Super Lawyer (Thompson-Reuters Corporation) – 2014, 2016
  • Texas Rising Stars (Thompson-Reuters Corporation), 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.),  2013 (Employment Law – Management)
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Labor and Employment

Memberships

  • Lecturer, University of Texas School of Law, 2004 to present
  • President, Austin Young Lawyers Association, 2010-2011
  • National Championship Coach, University of Texas School of Law, ABA National Arbitration Competition, Fall 2005
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2012 to present
  • Barrister, Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court
  • Coach, ABA Labor & Employment Mock Trial, Fall 2008
  • Coach, AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2010, Spring 2011

Community

  • Austin Habitat for Humanity, Board Member

Publications

  • Lawyers, Guns, and Money,” Austin Bar Association Bench Bar Beyond, May 2017
  • “The Ethics of Negotiation – Are There Any?,” University of Texas Continuing Legal Education, April 2016
  • “Ethical use of Social Media in Recovering Damages,” University of Texas Continuing Legal Education, March 2016
  • “Getting from Internet to Evidence,” University of Texas Continuing Legal Education, May 2015
  • “Effective Opening Statements,” State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education, December 2012
  • “Issues in Hiring Under The Fair Credit Reporting Act,” Austin Human Resources Association, June 2012
  • “ICE/Immigration/eVerify,” State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education, January 2012
  •  “Best Practices in the Absence of the New Disciplinary Rules,” University of Texas Continuing Legal Education, September 2011
  •  “Immigration Law Issues for the Wine Industry,” Wine & Wine Distribution Law Conference, October 2009
Education

  • University of Texas, J.D. with High Honors
  • Chancellor, Order of Barristers
  • Order of the Coif
  • Texas Law Review
  • Georgetown University, B.A., cum laude