Michael Peticolas

“As you go through life, almost everything can be taken from you, including your home, family, and friends. One thing that cannot be taken from you is your education. Once your degree is earned, it's yours for life. Treasure and value your education.”

Home: Dallas, Texas

UT Dallas Degree: BA - Political Science, 1995
Profession: Owner of Peticolas Law Firm PLLC and Owner of Peticolas Brewing Company, LLC

My Work

Peticolas Law Firm – all aspects involved with running a litigation law firm.

Peticolas Brewing Company – all aspects involved with running a brewery, from building a brewery to brewing, cellaring, and distributing.

Honors/accolades, additional degrees received, and/or previous work/positions held

  • Cum laude graduate from UTD
  • Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law
  • Graduate of the American Brewers Guild's Intensive Brewing Science and Engineering Program

The Value of My Degree

Primarily, Dr. Tony Champagne. He inspired me as a student and as a result, I learned the true value of education.

Advice for EPPS Students

As you go through life, almost everything can be taken from you, including your home, family, and friends. One thing that cannot be taken from you is your education. Once your degree is earned, it's yours for life. Treasure and value your education.

Other Interests

IThere are two passions in my life – beer and soccer. I continue to play league soccer to this day and have been to four separate World Cups. Other interests include music, biking, snowboarding, kayaking, and classic cars.

 

Revised Sept 2014