Michael Chaleff, Esq., is
an exceptional speaker and entertainer who specializes in merging the art of magic with the sciences of psychology, mathematics and hypnosis.

Performing and speaking both here and abroad, Michael has presented communication and negotiation seminars to corporations and government agencies. He has performed for members of Congress and Hollywood’s most talented elite. Michael is a certified hypnotist and a member of the prestigious Magic Castle.


Michael’s understanding of the art of communications is born out of practical experience which he acquired as an attorney, naval officer and professional magician. He served as a trial attorney with the Department of Justice for over nine years after his appointment through the Attorney General’s prestigious Honors Program.


Michael has led large antitrust investigations, and in 1999, was appointed a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia where he prosecuted criminal cases on behalf of the Government. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1988 and a J.D. with honors from the University of San Diego in 1996.


Prior to entering law school, Michael served in the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer for four years. During the Gulf War he participated in combat missions off the coast of Kuwait.



Contact Information:

Michael Chaleff, Esq.
President, Practical Influence™
Phone: (703) 328-1805

Email: michael@practicalinfluence.com

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