Mike Killough has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law since 1983, the first year the certification was available in Texas. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas and was selected a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Texas Supreme Court. A Distinguished Military Graduate in 1964, Mike served on active duty from 1967 to 1969. He attained the rank of Captain and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding service with the 10th Engineer Battalion (Combat), 3rd Infantry Division, where he was a Company Commander, Battalion Personnel Officer, and Battalion Executive Officer.