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Michael David Birchmore

also known as Mike Birchmore

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Family, Criminal Defense, Litigation

About Me

As an athlete for 22 years, I recognize the benefits of hard work, proper training and being prepared for the competition. Today, these traits help me achieve winning results for my clients.  


I now practice in a diverse range of law throughout Georgia, and I have appeared as lead trial counsel in 47 Georgia counties. I routinely receive requests to co-counsel with some of Atlanta's best law firms, and I have represented family members of some of the most respected attorneys in the country.  I am proud to say that I have represented more than a few judges and attorneys. 


In 2005, the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission recommended me to Governor Sonny Perdue as being "Well Qualified" to be a Superior Court Judge in the state.  In 2008, I became a Mediator and Arbitrator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, and in 2015 I began hosting the radio show "Ask the Lawyer" now heard in four states.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    26 years
  2. Family: 30%
    26 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    26 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    26 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

33 total 

  • Adam A Studnicki

    Mr. Birchmore is a well-respected lawyer and a valuable asset to this community. His continuing dedication to the law and his clients is admirable.

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    Adam Studnicki Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Joi Reed Fairell

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Joi Fairell Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

Michael D. Birchmore, P.C.

Post Office Box 1265
266 Orvin Lance Drive
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513-0022

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199008/22/2015
TNSurrendered200108/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Clients' ChoiceAvvo2015
Superb RatingAvvo2015
Top Contributor 2014-2015Avvo2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Radio Show HostWJRB 95.1 FM2015
MemberGeorgia Advocates2014
LecturerSupreme Court Commission on Professionalism2013
Pro Bono Service AwardSouthwest Bar Association2013
JudgeGeorgia High School Mock Trial Program2012
LecturerSupreme Court Commission on Professionalism2012
ModeratorSupreme Court Commission on Professionalism2011
JudgeGeorgia High School Mock Trial Program2011
CoachGeorgia High School Mock Trial Program2009
Honor Court JusticeMercer University1989
Best BriefMercer University1987

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBallew & Birchmore1996 - 1998
PresidentMichael D. Birchmore, P.C.1993 - Present
AttorneyGardner, Willis, Sweat & Goldsmith1990 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Fannin County Chamber of CommerceMember2015 - Present
Rotary InternationalRotarian2009 - Present
Georgia Office of Dispute ResolutionMediator/Arbitrator2008 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member1994 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionAttorney Member1993 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Tort and Insurance Practice SectionAttorney Member1990 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1990 - Present
Dougherty County Bar AssociationSecretary1990 - 1991
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney Member1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Please See My Representative CasesWon
Oh No I Didn't!Pending
Even Lawyers Need LawyersWon

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The National Business InstituteAppellate Process and Practice1992
The National Business InstituteGeorgia Workers' Compensation Rehabilitation1991

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Resolution Resources, Inc.ArbitrationCertified & Registered Arbitrator2009
Resolution Resources, Inc.MediationCertified & Registered Mediator2008
Mercer University-W. George L.S.LawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Lipscomb UniversityBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1981

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
"Ask the Lawyer"Radio Show Host2015
Solo Practitioners SymposiumWorkers' Comp - What It Is (and Isn't)2001