Board Member Profile

Land-Based Learning Board Member Michael Polis

Michael Polis


Attorney and Licensed CPA, Wilke, Fleury

As an attorney and California licensed CPA, Michael G. Polis’ practice focuses on Knox-Keene Act licensed health care service plans and insurance regulatory matters. In addition, he represents health care providers, including physicians, dentists, optometrists, MSOs, IPAs and practice management companies. Michael provides legal services to Narcotic Treatment Programs, residential and non residential alcohol and substance abuse facilities and Federally Qualified Health Centers. He also provides legal counsel to individuals and business entities on tax, 1031 Exchanges, bankruptcy and general corporate-related legal issues. The emphasis of Michael’s practice is the licensure of health care facilities, HMOs and insurers.

In addition, Michael teaches business law, legal research and writing at the University of California, Davis, and his extensive writings on healthcare-related issues have appeared in The Sacramento Lawyer, the California Optometric Association’s monthly newsletter and Sacramento Medicine and Solano Physician magazines.

With his family’s assistance, Michael Polis currently owns and operates Pomopolis Farms, a sheep ranch located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in both Placer and Yuba Counties. Pomopolis Farms’ specialize in making affordable lamb available to the local community, including those who desire halal raised meat. Prior to attending law school, Michael was a manager at Ferry Morse Seed Company and Del Monte Foods, where he provided accounting and financial related services.