Mike Cogswell is the retired Legal Administrator of Icard Merrill, one of the largest law firms in southwest Florida.  Prior to moving to Florida in 1997,  Mr. Cogswell was the Legal Administrator of a large law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Earlier in his career he was in banking in both Michigan and in North Carolina.

Mr.  Cogswell is originally from Michigan and graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.S. in Business Management and Economics.   After college he served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer and instructor at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

For many years Mr. Cogswell was a Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast and was selected as Big Brother of the Year in 2004.  Mr. Cogswell is a Guardian Ad Litem, volunteers with Legal Aid and serves on the board of Cal Ripkin Baseball League.