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Michael Steven Webb

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Michael Steven Webb, Esquire


State Bar of Georgia No. 744637


 


Admitted to practice law:


State Bar of Georgia 6-15-79


United States Supreme Court 6-19-95


U.S. Tax Court 10-14-88, Bar No. WM0434


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia 6-15-79


Court of Appeals of Georgia 6-15-79


Supreme Court of Georgia 6-15-79


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 2-26-14 (Second admission)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 8-30-95


U.S. Court of Federal Claims 11-24-95


 


 


 


Appellate Cases, 1979-2015


Sanders v. Looney, 247 Ga. 379 (276 S.E.2d 569) (1981) Estate administration; fraud; rescission.


Baldwin v. State, 253 Ga. 721 (325 S.E.2d 128) (1985) Murder; insanity; custodial statements.


McLean Trucking Company v. Florence, 179 Ga. App. 514 (347 S.E.2d 333) (1986) Worker’s compensation; penalty; statutory construction.


Methvin v. State, 189 Ga. App. 906 (377 S.E.2d 735) (1989) Criminal attempt to commit burglary; intent; similar transaction.


CFUS Properties, Inc. v. Thornton, 246 Ga. App. 75 (539 S.E.2d 571) (2000) Personal injury; slip and fall; constructive knowledge; special damages; joint and several liability.


Edwards v. Central Georgia HHS, Inc., 253 Ga. App. 304 (558 S.E.2d 815) (2002) Breach of employment contract; fraud; summary judgment; employment at will.


Diaz v. State, 255 Ga. App.288 (564 S.E.2d 872) (2002) Aggravated assault; possession of firearm during commission of felony; jury instruction.


D.R. Horton, Inc.-Torrey v. Tausch, 271 Ga. App. 511 (610 S.E.2d 151) (2005) Employment contract; real estate sales commissions; attorney fees.


Owens v. General Motors Corporation, 279 Ga. App. 842 (613 S.E.2d 651) (2005) Products liability; defective air bag and seat belt;


In the Interest of K.A.P., 277 Ga. App.794 (627 S.E.2d 857) (2006) Termination of parental rights; evidence; parental misconduct or inability; deprivation.


In the Interest of A.R.A.S., 278 Ga. App. 608 (629 S.E.2d 822) (2006) Termination of parental rights; adverse witness; cross-examination; best interest of child.


In the Interest of T.G.Y., 279 Ga. App. 449 (631 S.E.2d 467) (2006) Termination of parental rights; evidence; rule of sequestration.


In the Interest of DJ, 279 Ga. App. 355 (631 S.E.2d 427) (2006) Termination of parental rights; adverse witness; cross-examination.


*Reported decisions only; appeals in progress not included.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    33 years, 500 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    33 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    33 years, 400 cases
  4. Appeals: 5%
    33 years, 20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-500/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Webb & Webb, Attorneys

160 Clairemont Ave Ste 340
Decatur, GA, 30030-2500

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197907/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2016
GraduateLeadership Gwinnett1999
Georgia Probate Courts Guardianship VideoMarion Guess, Chairman, Georgia Probate Courts1991
American Jurisprudence Award for EquityBancroft-Whitney Company and The Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerWebb & Webb, Attorneys2015 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGeorgia State University Department of Communication2015 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Legal StudiesHerzing University2013 - Present
Assistant Public Defender (contract attorney)Public Defender Office, Rockdale Circuit2015 - 2015
Adjunct ProfessorClark Atlanta University2011 - 2013
Chief Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender Office, Conasauga Circuit2005 - 2008
PartnerWebb & Webb, Attorneys1992 - 2004
EditorGeorgia Law Letter Publishers1985 - 1987
Solo attorneyMichael S. Webb, Attorney At Law1979 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Professional Advisory Board, Department of Legal Studies, Herzing University, AtlantaBoard Member2012 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1983 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaActive member in good standing1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Baldwin v. State, 253 Ga. 721 (325 S.E.2d 128) (1985)Guilty but Mentally Ill on both counts of murder; convictions affirmed on appeal.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Georgia Jurisprudence, Volume 20 (rev. 2002)"Burglary"1995
Georgia Jurisprudence, Volume 20 (rev. 2002)"Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property"1995
Georgia Jurisprudence, Volume 20 (rev. 2002)"Arson and Explosives"1995
Mercer Law Review"Constitutional Criminal Procedure"1987
Georgia Law Letter, Georgia Law Letter FederalEditor1986
Georgia Bar JournalEditorial Board Member1985
Georgia Code Annotated Advance Annotation Service, The Harrison Company Law Book PublishersAssistant Legal Editor1979
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawGeneralized StudiesLL.M - Master of Laws2014
Woodrow Wilson College of LawLaw, Taxation LawJ.D., LL.M. in Taxation1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Georgia School of Law, Animal Defense Fund League, Student Chapter, April Meeting"Who Left the Barn Door Open? Addressing the problem of Georgia's abandoned, abused and neglected horses"2013
State Bar of Georgia, Animal Law Section, February Lunch and Learn Program"Who Left the Barn Door Open? Addressing the problem of Georgia's abandoned, abused and neglected horses"2013
Publication Services Guild of Atlanta, April Program"What A Freelance Writer Should Seek In A Contract: How To Get It And How To Make Sure The Editor Lives Up To The Bargain"1984