Professional Qualifications/Education
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation, University of Washington Law School
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), Willamette University College of Law
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Atkinson School of Management, Willamette University
  • Certificate, London International Law Programme, University of Notre Dame Law School, London, England.
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Public Administration/Political Science, Oregon State University
  • Admitted to practice law in Oregon and Washington
  • Admitted to United States District Court, District of Oregon and Western District of Washington.

Community Activities (*=past)
  • Board of Directors, Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation (Board Chair);
  • Board of Directors, Knappa Water Association
  • Clatsop County Fair Board
  • Clatsop County Planning Commission*
  • Elder, Coastline Christian Fellowship*
  • Chair, Clatsop County Republican Party*
  • Board of Directors, Clatsop Community College Foundation*
  • Board of Directors, Knappa Schools Foundation*
  • Board of Directors, United Way of Clatsop County*
  • Adjunct Instructor of Political Science (1994-1996)*

Michael is a native of Clatsop County, Oregon and a fourth-generation Astorian. Mike and his wife Kate have two children in college, Alex and Grace, and raise cattle on their 73 acre farm in Brownsmead outside of Astoria. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Autio also co-owns and operates his family manufacturing business, Autio Company , near Astoria.

"I consider it a duty to be actively involved in the community - not to generate business, but to help make a better place to live..."
Michael A. Autio