He was a Starost of numerous territories (nowokorczyński, kałuski, kościerski, lubocheński, mozyrski, latowicki, lucyński, zydekański). His place of birth was Kościerzyna (Berent), Poland, in the province of Royal Prussia. He was Grand Master of the Hunt of Lithuania since 1697.
He was one of the organizers and a marshal of the Sandomierz Confederation in 1704, which supported the election of Augustus II the Strong (Augustus II of Poland)to the Polish throne.
He remained an Augustus" supporter even during his short abdication, and after his return, he received further royal favors. In 1709 he received the office of the Field Hetman of Lithuania.
That year, he was also one of the participants of the Battle of Poltava. In 1710 he served as the Sejm Marshal and presided over the General Council of Warsaw that confirmed Augustus II as the king.
He also served as the Marshal of the Sejms on April 5–19, 1712 and December 31, 1712 – February 21, 1713 in Warsaw.
In 1717 however he joined the opposition against Augustus, dissatisfied with the resolutions of the Sejm Niemy which reduced the power of the hetmans. He was the voivode of the Połock Voivodship since 1721. He died on 2 August 1728, and was buried in Częstochowa.
Stanisław Michał married Joanna Denhoffówna h.