Michelle, the daughter of Attorney Verna Bash-Flowers, was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut and educated in magnet schools there.  Before relocating to Gastonia, North Carolina with her family, she attended Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where she was a Communications and Theater major.

She is a gifted photographer. Her works have been featured in art shows at Temple and featured in various Temple University, Philadelphia and Charlotte area publications.  She also had her work featured in “Fitness Magazine.”

Michelle has worked in her mother’s solo practice law firm since she was a high school freshman.  She assisted with client intake; drafted pleadings answered phones and assisted the attorney with marketing.

When the attorney opened her law practice in Gastonia, North Carolina, Michelle came to work for her full time.  She is now an integral part of the practice.  She works as the attorney’s Legal Assistant.  She works with clients, supervises legal interns and mentors the attorney’s other support staff, drafts pleadings, and handles all art work and layout for the attorney’s advertising.   She built the attorney’s original website.

Michelle also has her own photography business.  She took the pictures for the attorney’s billboards and websites.  She has also taken pictures for other attorney’s advertising campaigns.  In her spare time, she enjoys theater, attending concerts and art exhibits and other cultural events in Charlotte, Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia and other metro areas in the Northeast.