Michael Burns was born and raised in Oklahoma City. Attending the University of Oklahoma in 2010 he graduated with a degree in Criminology. He later obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law graduating in 2013.
Michael practiced law for two years following graduation and later transitioned into oil and gas land work. As a landman he specializes in well management, regulatory preparation, title curative and providing testimony at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.
Michael currently resides in Oklahoma City and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American Association of Professional Landmen.