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James David Michael

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Driving While Intoxicated, Personal Injury

About Me




I am a career trial attorney. I specialize in criminal defense, and I handle everything from traffic violations to complex murder cases. I believe that everyone is entitled to exceptional legal assistance, and I have spent nearly two decades practicing with that mindset. I work with a close friend and colleague, Marko Burgar, and together we comprise one of metro Atlanta's most respected law firms.




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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
  2. Driving While Intoxicated: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • David Bruce Fife

    I've known Jim for many years. He has a brilliant legal mind and is always more prepared than his opponent. He genuinely cares for his clients and always fights hard for them. I strongly endorse Jim--great lawyer; great professional and great guy.

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    David Fife Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gina Marie Famularo

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Gina Famularo Family Attorney
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Contact Info

Burgar & Michael, LLC

6 Piedmont Center, Suite 525
3525 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA, 30305

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199508/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBurgar & Michael, LLC2014 - Present
PartnerCarnesale, Delan, Flinn & Michael, L.L.C.2009 - 2014
OwnerJames D. Michael P.C.2007 - 2009
OwnerBlend & Michael, L.L.C.2002 - 2007
AttorneyDekalb County Public Defender1995 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DeKalb Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. M.L.The charge was dismissed and our client's arrest was expunged.
State v. D.A.No charges filed and client not arrested.
State v. S.R.Not Guilty

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Duke UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992