Michael Mischin is a WA Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council for North Metropolitan Region. He has been the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council and Shadow Attorney General since 2017; and Shadow Minister for Heritage, Culture and the Arts since 2019.
Before entering Parliament in 2008, Mr Mischin was a senior state prosecutor with the Director of Public Prosecutions of Western Australia. He graduated from The University of Western Australia with Bachelor degrees (with Honours) in Laws and Jurisprudence in 1982, and practised in private law firms until 1985 when he joined the Crown Law Department and began to specialise in criminal law.
Mr Mischin served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Minister for Corrective Services in 2009. In June 2012, he was appointed as the Western Australian Attorney-General. He was re-appointed to that post in March 2013 (following the State’s General Election) and was also appointed Minister for Commerce until 2017.