Micah Caskey calls Springdale, South Carolina, home. He grew up in the small town and, today, proudly serves in the state legislature.
Micah attended Lexington School District 2 schools: Springdale Elementary School, R.H. Fulmer Middle School, and Airport High School. Micah grew up in McGregor Presbyterian Church, played sports all over town, and completed his Eagle Scout project in Harbison State Forest.
The son of a small business owner, Micah started working long before he had a driver's license. Working in his father's locksmith shop taught Micah that nothing in life is free — everything worth having has to be earned. Hard work matters. That work ethic helped him earn a full scholarship to the University of Florida.
After college, Micah spent the next several years as a combat engineer on active duty in the Marine Corps — rising to the rank of Captain. Micah commanded both company and platoon-sized units during his two combat tours of duty in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Later, in 2009, Micah left law school for a year to continue his service to the country; during that year that he commanded a small team of specialized Marines in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Micah returned from Afghanistan and completed his law degree at the University of South Carolina. He also earned a Master's degree in International Business Administration in the #1-ranked International M.B.A. program at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business. While in graduate school Micah learned to speak Spanish while studying abroad in Mexico and Costa Rica.
Micah then joined an international firm as a management consultant. Micah worked in the firm's Oil & Gas division in northern Alaska, partnering with Fortune 100 clients to improve safety and profitability.
In 2014, Micah joined the 11th Judicial Circuit's Solicitor's office. As a prosecutor he prosecuted hundreds of cases, including several high-profile trials that resulted in convictions. Micah prosecuted all kinds of felony crimes; ranging from drug trafficking to child homicide, from sexual assaults on children to murder. In November 2016, Micah opened a private law practice in November 2016 - Caskey Law Firm, P.A.
Micah was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives on November 8, 2016. Rep. Caskey was elected by his peers to chair the Freshman Caucus and Speaker Jay Lucas appointed Caskey to the House Judiciary Committee.