|Born||December 10, 1942|
|Occupation||Speaker and lecturer, former law professor and attorney|
|Known for||Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics|
Michael Josephson (born December 10, 1942) is a former law professor and attorney who founded the nonprofit Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics located in Los Angeles, California, out of which he operates as a speaker and lecturer on the subject of ethics. The institute is named after his parents.
Josephson's daily commentary is carried on Armed Forces Radio, and was formerly carried on Los Angeles radio station KNX 1070. He is also the president of the national CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition, a part of the Josephson Institute of Ethics.
A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Josephson was named its 2009 alumnus of the year. Josephson currently resides in southern California with wife Anne and his 5 children.
Josephson has written various books on the subjects of character and ethics, including:
- Making Ethical Decisions (1995, updated edition, 2002)
- The Power of Character (co-editor, 1998)
- Parenting to Build Character in Your Teen (co author, 2001)
- You Don't Have To Be Sick To Get Better! (2001)
- The Best Is Yet To Come (2002)
- "Josephson Institute of Ethics: Training, Consulting, Keynote Speeches, Materials for Ethical Workplaces". Josephsoninstitute.org. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- Crane, Michael (2004). The Political Junkie Handbook – Google Books. ISBN 9781561718917. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- "I Got 'Slop' Happy In The 'Big Brother 10′ House « CBS Los Angeles- News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of LA". Knx1070.com. Archived from the original on 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- "Character education and SEL curriculum resources, activities, lessons, and more!". Character Counts.
- John R. Stephens, Webmaster (2006-02-07). "LADA POK Michael Josephson Biography". Da.co.la.ca.us. Archived from the original on 2010-03-14. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- Making Ethical Decisions (9781888689136): Michael S Josephson. March 2002. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- Josephson, Michael S. "Barnes & Noble.com – Image Viewer: Power of Character, by Michael S. Josephson, Hardcover". Search.barnesandnoble.com. Retrieved 2010-11-12.[permanent dead link]
- "Bing Shopping". Shopping.msn.com. Retrieved 2010-11-12.[permanent dead link]
- You Don't Have to Be Sick to Get Better! (9781888689129): Michael Josephson: Reviews, Prices & more. 15 December 2001. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- The Best Is Yet to Come (9781888689143): Michael Josephson: Reviews, Prices & more. May 2002. Retrieved 2010-11-12.