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Michael S. Marr

Michael S. Marr

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Real Estate, Criminal Defense, Child Custody, Immigration

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Real Estate: 30%
    17 years, 300 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 30%
    19 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    22 years, 3 thousand cases
  4. Immigration: 10%
    4 years, 15 cases
  5. Child Custody: 10%
    19 years, 30 cases



Hourly ($130-230/hour), Contingent (20-50%), Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Carol Ann Colliersmith

    I have known Michael for years and he is a great attorney. I would recommend him for criminal defense, bankruptcy and foreclosure defense cases. I will definitely continue to refer clients to him.


    Carol Colliersmith Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael S. Marr

7130 Buford Highway, NE
Suite A-120
Atlanta, GA, 30340



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199308/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Book Award for Constitutional LawDr. Milner Ball, UGA School of Law1992

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerCommunity Legal Center2013 - Present
Best Lawyer EverMichael Marr, Attorney at Law2000 - Present
Chapter 7 and 13 AttorneyWynn Pelham, PC1998 - 2000
Creditor Rights AttorneyWisenbaker and Brooks1996 - 1998
Habeas Corpus and Sentencing SpecialistUniversity Of Georgia1993 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Gwinnett County Bar Association, Gwinnett County Minority Bar Association Liason CommitteeVice President2011 - 2012
Gwinnett County Bar Association, Divorce/Family SectionMember2005 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2003 - Present
Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy GroupMember2002 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1998 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar Association, Criminal SectionFormer President1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
United States vs. Juan Leonard, 138 F.3d 906Conviction reversed on appeal due to insufficient evidence
Tharda Moore vs. State, 235 Ga. App. 175 (1998)Case reversed on appeal due to bad jury instructions, NO retrial and client released from prison
Albert Mchan v. Gaither, Warden, Ware County Superior Court, 95V-732Convictions vacated. Client then pled guilty in Dalton Georgia to voluntary manslaughter and sentence to time already served, no probation and released

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Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia Defense Lawyers NewsletterGeorgia's New Laws - 20052005
Georgia Defense Lawyers NewsletterGeorgia's First Offender - A Disappearing Act2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawlawJ.D.1993
University of GeorgiaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Gwinnett Boot Camp - 2009The Lawyers Creed - Professionalism2009
Kappa Boule MeetingCriminal Law and Procedure2008