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Michael Brandon Smith

Michael Brandon Smith

also known as M. Brandon Smith, Brandon Smith

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About Me



Practice Areas


  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 100%
    10 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Joel Robert McClellan

    I endorse this lawyer. Brandon is very knowledgeable in the field of products liability. I highly recommend you give him a call if you have been injured because of a defective or dangerous product.


    Joel McClellan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Craig L. Kelley

    Brandon's experience in multi-district litigation with the medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers is second to none.


    Craig Kelley Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC

1932 North Druid Hills Road
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA, 30319


WVAuthorized to practice law201108/29/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200409/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Georgia)The National Trial Lawyers2013
Member InductionMelvin M. Belli Society2012
Officer Award-SecretaryAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2012
Outstanding Service AwardGeorgia Trial Lawyers Association2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Georgia)The National Trial Lawyers2012
Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Excellence AwardAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2011
YLD Leadership AcademyGeorgia State Bar2011
Excellence AwardAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2010
Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerChilders, Schlueter & Smith, LLC2005 - Present
Assistant District Attorney-ProsecutorNewton County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Civil Justice FoundationBoard of Trustees2012 - Present
Melvin M. Belli SocietyMember2012 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, New Lawyers DivisionImmediate Past Chair2012 - Present
American Association for Justice, New Lawyers DivisionExecutive Committee-Treasurer2012 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationChair of NLD2011 - 2012
American Association for Justice (New Lawyers Division)Executive Committee-Secretary2011 - 2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationAmerican Association for Justice Board of Governor-Georgia2011 - Present
Mass Torts Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Buckhead Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember2010 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association-NLDMembership Chair2010 - 2011
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association-New Lawyers DivisionChair Elect2010 - 2011
American Association for Justice-Reglan Litigation CommitteeN/A2009 - Present
American Association for Justice, New Lawyers DivisionCo-Chair For NLD State Board of Governors2009 - 2011
American Association for Justice, New Lawyers DivisionBoard of Governors2009 - Present
American Association for Justice-Nursing Home Litigation CommitteeN/A2009 - Present
North Metro Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Georgia State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
InjuryBoardAttorney Member2005 - Present
Georgia Personal InjuryN/A2005 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMembership Committee2005 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present
Journal of Intellectual Property LawExecutive Editor2003 - 2004
University of Georgia School of Law2L Class President2002 - 2003
University of Georgia School of Law1L Vice President (Y)2001 - 2002
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jane Doe v. Pharmaceutical CompanyConfidential Settlement Prior To Trial
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Safety ReportDiabetes Drug Actos May Increase Bladder Cancer Risk2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical Science/HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationAdvanced Depositions2013
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationInvited Speaker2013
Secrets To A Successful Plaintiff's Personal Injury PracticeMass Torts-Drugs and Medical Devices2012
Paralegal and Legal Assistant WorkshopCo-Chair and Moderator2012
2012 Plaintiff's PracticeProducts Liability and Seminar Co-Chair2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association SeminarHandling Mass Torts2011
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationLaw Firm Management Seminar2011
Mass Torts Made PerfectMass Torts-Master of Ceremonies2010
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Holiday SeminarPersonal Injury Seminar Co-Chair2010
InjuryBoardMass Torts-Stevens Johnson Syndrome2009
InjuryBoardMass Torts-Reglan2009
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationCurrent And Emerging Mass Torts2009
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationIdentifying Medical Products Cases2009
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationEffective Depositions2009