Brace is a 1999 graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University with a degree in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy. Brace has worked for the Governor of California (R), the Nassau County Attorney (D-NY), and for two judges in Long Beach, NY. He studied law in Europe twice, including under Supreme Court Justice Scalia. After graduating from Hofstra Law, Brace focused his practice defending the doctors and hospitals of New York City from claims of medical malpractice. After returning to Michigan in 2010, Brace opened a law practice in Traverse City, served as the President of the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim County Bar Association, and served on the Board of Directors for Conflict Resolution Services, where he also volunteers as a mediator. If he is not in his office, look for Brace and his family hiking our trails, boating our waters, or dining at one of our many foodie establishments.