Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA founded his practice, Lehrer Architects LA, in his native Silverlake district of Los Angeles and has gone on to win over seventy major national, state, and local design awards. Educated at Berkeley and Harvard, Michael has been on the adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California since 1986. Michael is President of Homeless Health Care of Los Angeles. He sits on the Harvard Design Magazine Professional Advisory Board and represents the Graduate School of Design on the Harvard Alumni Association Board of Directors. He was President of the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles in 1999 and founded their annual, ongoing Legislative Day.