As a law school student, Michael was privileged to receive a position clerking for the Circuit Judges of Tennessee's 21st Judicial District. There he researched for the then sitting Judges and watched numerous hearings and trials.
Since 2008, Michael has practiced at Schell, Binkley and Davies, LLC, one of the highest rated law firms in Franklin, Tennessee. In 2013, Michael became a partner at Schell and Davies.
In 2014, Michael was recognized and received several awards for his Divorce, Family Law and Criminal Law practice. Michael received the SuperLawyers Rising Star designation. In addition, Michael received the American Institute of Family Lawyers Top 10 Award and was designated as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer and Top 100 Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognition and Inclusion||Worldwide Who's Who of Executives Professionals||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 40 under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Ten Best Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Best Town of Franklin 2013||Franklin Award Program||2013|
|AV Rated Law Firm||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|America's Best Law Firms||U.S. News and World Report||2012|
|Honorable Society of Cooper's Inn; Top 10% in his class||Nashville School of Law||2006|
|Thomas H. Shriver Scholarship Award||Nashville School of Law||2003|
|Attorney||Schell, Binkley and Davies, LLC||2008 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Office of Joseph Baugh and Michael Fort||2007 - 2008|
|Clerk - Court Officer||Williamson County, Tennessee Circuit Court Judges Office||2004 - 2006|
|Legal Intern||Office Of The Public Defender 20th Judicial Circuit||2004 - 2005|
|Legal Intern||21st Judicial District Attorney's Office||2003 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court||Member||2009 - Present|
|Williamson County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Fred J. Page High School, Williamson County, Mock Trial||Team Leader||2009 - 2010|
|Catherine Lee Poindexter v. John M. Poindexter, Sr., 2012 WL 3201940 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2012)||Trial Court reversed in favor of client|
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|Nashville School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Middle Tennessee State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court||The 5th Amendment||2012|