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Michael S Burnett

Estate planning Attorney at Marietta, GA

5.0   10 reviews
  • State Years
    Georgia - GA 15 years
    Florida - FL 17 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2008
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2006
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Wills, Trusts, Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Medical Directives, Powers of Attorney, Probate

    18 years

  2. Business

    18 years

  3. Litigation

    18 years

  4. Real estate

    18 years


Michael S. Burnett, LLC
127 Church St., NW
Ste 360
Marietta, GA, 30060
Michael S Burnett
125 Flat Creek Trail
Fayetteville, GA, 30214
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Posted by Chrissie | November 16, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The greatest!
Mr. Burnett is absolutely the best! He listens to your needs and accommodates accordingly. Very kind and professional.
Posted by anonymous | November 13, 2014
Excellent Estate Lawyer
Michael is very thorough and knowledgeable about estates, will, trusts, etc.. He spent so much time with us going over every detail of our wills. I felt very comfortable talking with him. He is very passionate about estate planning and I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Casey | November 7, 2012
Estate Work
My firm uses Michael to prepare estate documents for our clients. We like the fact that he is knowledgeable in his field, works hard for the right result, not just a result.
Posted by Gary | October 30, 2012
personal/professional client
Michael has represented me both professionally and personally. I've found him to be excellent in both situations and have reccommended him to my personal friends and my family. If he's unsure of anything he'll either find out or reccommend someone who is familiar with that portion of the law. I've found him to be of excellent character and will continue to reccommend his services to everyone I know.
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Posted by Phil | March 14, 2011
Ordinance Legal Assistance
I requested Mr. Burnett to assist me with a city ordinance violation regarding a mailbox. The problem from an outsiders view may seem simple but in reality, it was a very complicated and difficult legal issue. From the very beginning, Mr. Burnett was knowledgeable and professional. He knew exactley what to do and how to best handle it. He was consistent and straight forward. He did an excellent job in communicating my side of the issue with the city authorities and negotiating a fair and just outcome. His fees were reasonable and he accomplished everything he told me he would do and more. I highly recommend his service.
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Posted by anonymous | March 9, 2011
Vice President of a Corporation
Our company had been misrepresented in a binding contract and Mr. Burnett cleared our company name and got the responsible party to correct the situation.
Posted by anonymous | March 9, 2011
Best Attorney I have ever worked with!
I would definitely recommend Michael Burnett to anyone. He has wonderful character, and is very compassionate. Always on time and goes out of his way. He was very knowledgeable in the laws and courts. I was FINALLY able to get a Divorce. I have tried with another Attorney and had a horrible experience. I am very thankful he took my case.
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Posted by anonymous | July 10, 2009
Happy guy - Alimony free
Michael Burnett saved me thousands of dollors by being part of the team that represented me in a alimony appeal case - that we won. Very professional & knowledgeable of my rights and what was best for me in my situation.. If you need legal advice on your dirvorce / family matters, this should be your lawyer. A very pleased client.
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Posted by anonymous | July 8, 2009
Case well handled
Thanks for the attention and quick resolution regarding the legal issues of my new company. Good communication, in depth knowledge and well mannered lawyer. Highly recommended.
Posted by anonymous | July 7, 2009
Very happy client of Michael Burnett
Michael is very professional and extremely knowledgable about case law. He knows the proper steps to get you the best judgement possible. I am very fortunate to have Michael as my attorney to handle my case.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 210-285 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)


  • Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Covenant Life College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Cogen v. Cogen
  • Prevailed on the key point appealed


  • Laona M. Kitchen Foundation, Inc
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Hapeville Design Review Committee
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • ICANDO Foundation, Washington D.C.,
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Hapeville Volunteer Force
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • N/A
  • Florida Bar
  • N/A
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • N/A
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Business and Finance Section
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (5)
Endorse Michael
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Michael is extremely knowledgeable in the field and informative to his clients. I have enjoyed working with him. I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Dec 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Burnett due to his dependability and excellent service. If you are a client of his firm, you will not be treated as another number, but you will be treated with respect and Mr. Burnett will develop a plan that meets your individual needs. I always feel that when I refer a potential client to Mr. Burnett, that he will handle the client with great care and will ensure he works to obtain the best results on behalf of the client."
Probate Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer.Michael Burnett is a well-liked lawyer in our community. He is professional and knowledgeable about the law. Michael exemplifies the standard for getting the job done in a timely manner. He is courteous and treats his clients like family. Any person would be favored to have him, as his or her lawyer."
Business Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Attorney Burnett to any person needing counsel to properly form a business or to protect their business. Attorney Burnett has the experience necessary to help businesses."
Business Attorney | Oct 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I whole heartedly endorse Mr. Burnett. I have worked with him on an of counsel basis in several business transactional matters. Mr. Burnett is always professional, courteous and knowledgeable. He provides the best service to his clients."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 07
Relationship: Friend
"I fully endorse this lawyer's work. I knew Michael long before he attended law school and always knew he would make an excellent attorney. You will be able to count on Michael being knowledgable, hard working and honest."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Michael is a detail oriented, conscientious attorney. He is enthusiastic and works hard to exceed client expectations. Michael is thorough and enjoys prevailing for his clients."
Business Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael Burnett is an outstanding attorney of integrity and sharp legal acumen and for whom I have the highest regard."
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Marietta Estate planning Lawyer Michael S Burnett
Michael S Burnett
Estate planning Attorney
Marietta, GA
Licensed for 17 years