Michael O'Toole, Esq.



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Michael O'Toole, Esq. is the Senior Director of Publications, Education, and Government Relations for the American Payroll Association.  He has been with the APA for 25 years and has worked in legal publishing for 39 years.  He is the author of The Payroll Source®, as well as the editor of The History of Payroll in the U.S., and he serves as APA’s in-house legal counsel.  His staff at APA is responsible for APA’s newsletters Payroll Currently and PayState Update; APA text and reference books, e-books and online resources, including Payroll Source Plus; course materials for various APA seminars; education and training; and APA’s government relations efforts.

Prior to joining APA, Michael served as Managing Editor of Payroll and Employment Law Publications for Prentice Hall Information Services.  Michael has also been Associate  Village Justice in Tuckahoe, New York, since 1991 and has a B.A. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Syracuse University College of Law.