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I value above all else, attorney-client communication and keeping the client informed about what action I'm taking on the client's case.  You will not be a client whose phone call or email message goes unreturned.

I also value the client's financial concerns.  This firm will do everything possible to keep the client's legal fees reasonable.  While this firm will do everything in its power to keep attorney's fees down, the client also needs to understand much of that depends on the client's desires and whether or not the other side is trying to resolve the case using good faith efforts.

I promise that I will represent you zealously within the bounds of the law, and that you will be assured that I LISTEN!

BIOGRAPHY: Prosecuting Attorney 10 years, including 4 years in Fulton County as a DUI and Domestic Violence prosecutor.

Promoted to Senior Trial Assistant within one year and became responsible for training and supervising newley hired prosecutors.

1995 -2000 prosecuted in the Cobb County District Attorney's Office.  After two years, promoted to Trial Team Supervisor where I was responsible for supervising five trial lawyers working in three Superior Court rooms.

2000-Present. Ten years as a criminal defense attorney with an emphasis on criminal, juvenile and personal injury cases.

TRIAL EXPERIENCE: Over 200 cases tried before either judge or jury, including murder, rape, armed robbery, aggravated assault and DUI cases.







Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 30%
    25 years, 42 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    15 years, 30 cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%
    25 years, 9 cases
  4. Power Of Attorney: 5%
    15 years, 3 cases
  5. Estate Planning: 4%
    15 years, 4 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Robert Frank Schnatmeier Jr.

    Michael is an outstanding attorney who gets excellent results for his clients. I highly recommend Michael for anyone who needs criminal defense representation.


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Contact info

Michael S. Moody

7370 Hodgson Memorial Drive
Suite B-4
Savannah, GA, 31406


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199111/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Highest academic achievement in American Constitutional LawAmerican Jurisprudence Academy1991
Highest Academic excellence for Comparative LawAmerican Jurisprudence Academy1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Private PractitionerMichael Moody, Attorney at Law2000 - 2011
Trial Team SupervisorCobb County Office Of The District Attorney1995 - 2000
Senior Assistant Solicitor GeneralFulton County Office Of Solicitor General1991 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersParticipating Member1999 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Georgia State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A