Candidate biography of Michael FLYNN

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Michael Flynn in Army dress uniform in front of U.S. flag in Veterans One Stop in Waco, Texas

Michael Flynn

Biographical Information

Michael Flynn joined the United States Army in 1983, completed Baylor Law School in 1988, and served as an Army lawyer (including tours in Bosnia and Iraq) until he retired in 2016. While in the Army Reserve 1996-2001, he practiced law primarily in McLennan County. Michael Flynn completed a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in 2004 and graduated from the Army War College with a Master of Strategic Studies degree in 2011. During the past year, Michael Flynn has been pursuing a master’s degree in mental healthcare while volunteering his legal services at Baylor's legal clinic for veterans and serving as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for a foster child. Michael Flynn currently practices law in McLennan County.

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Community Service


 Michael Flynn has actively served as a volunteer in The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints since his youth. He has served for many years as lay clergy: youth minister, assistant pastor, pastor, and senior pastor. Together with his wife Teresa, they served an 18-month mission ministering to military families at Fort Polk in 2017-18. Now Michael teaches a youth Sunday School class while Teresa leads the women's ministry in their local congregation.


For 18 years, Michael Flynn served as a Boy Scout leader in various positions: Explorer Post Advisor, Cubmaster, Chartered Organizational Representative/Head, Committee Chairman, Scoutmaster, Unit Commissioner, Roundtable Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner, Venturing Crew Advisor, Den Leader.


Michael Flynn and Teresa Flynn in front of Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Waco, Texas

Michael and Teresa

Michael Flynn's children with their spouses

Children with Spouses

Michael Flynn's grandchildren