Max received an academic scholarship to attend Missouri State University in Springfield Missouri. In 2005, he received a B.S. in biology, with a microbiology emphasis.
Max attended the University of Tulsa College of Law on an academic scholarship. While in law school, Max was a member of Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Indian Gaming Law. In 2011, he graduated cum laude and received the Kaplan Bar Review Scholarship.
Max returned to Springfield to practice law in 2011, and joined Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. in 2014. Max is licensed in the states of Missouri and Oklahoma, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. He is also a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.