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Mitchell Matthew McKinney

also known as Mitch McKinney, Mitch M. McKinney

About me

Mitchell (Mitch) McKinney is a former Assistant District Attorney (ADA) and Assistant Solicitor General with more than seven years of prosecutorial experience in the state of Georgia. In addition to his prior experience as a prosecutor, Mr. McKinney also served for three years as Assistant County Attorney for Forsyth County, Georgia where he was also the Magistrate Court of Forsyth County, Georgia prosecutor. His current practice includes specialty in criminal defense of all persons, family law, personal injury cases, and other litigation matters. Mr. McKinney practices throughout the metro Atlanta area and across North Georgia, and is committed to respectful, yet assertive, representation on behalf of his clients.


Mitch services his clients out of his Cumming, Georgia office in the cities of Atlanta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Milton, Crabapple, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, and the counties of Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Hall, Dawson, Cherokee, Lumpkin, Pickens, Hall and others.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
  5. Litigation: 5%
    17 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Jonathan Ross Brockman

    Mitch and I worked together on a large complex case several years ago. He is a pleasure to work with. I do not hesitate to refer him criminal and family law matters.


    Jonathan Brockman Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Amy Marie Carter

    Mitch is great to work with. He is very easy going and his calm demeanor certainly makes the negotiation process much more enjoyable. Mitch went out of his way to accommodate the scheduling needs of our case together and I would be happy to work with him again!


    Amy Carter Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Mitchell M. McKinney, P.C.

327 Dahlonega Street - Suite 1701-A
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Cumming, GA, 30040


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199811/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
George Peach Taylor Trial Advocacy AwardUniversity of Alabama Law School1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMitchell M. McKinney, P.C.2010 - Present
Of CounselPatterson & Hansford2005 - 2010
Assistant County AttorneyJarrard & Davis, LLP2002 - 2005
Assistant District AttorneyAthens-Clarke County District Attorneys Office2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Forsyth County Board of EthicsBoard Member2010 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationPresident2009 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationVice President2002 - 2009
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1998 - Present
Indigent Defense of Forsyth CountyMemberN/A
Alabama State BarMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Lanier Forsyth Rotary ClubBoard MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Buckhorn Ventures, LLC v. Forsyth CountyRuling for Forsyth County affirmed by Appeals Ct.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of Law - Tuscaloosa, AlabamaLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Mercer University - Macon, GeorgiaEconomicsB.B.A.1995