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Lamar's plaintiff-oriented practice focuses on individual employee disability claims governed by ERISA.  Before graduating from Emory Law School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he competed as part of Moot Court Special Teams, Lamar attended Harvard University Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Oxford University in Oxford, England, where he earned a Master of Philosophy degree.


Practice areas


  1. Employee Benefits: 100%



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    I have known Lamar for years, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him. He is a good man and an excellent attorney. His advocacy is ethical, sincere, and zealous. He genuinely cares about his clients and it shows.


    Sarah Thomas Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Walter Andrew Neely

    Lamar and I have consulted and collaborated on an ERISA case. He is flat out one of the brightest guys I know. He works hard to maximize the value of a client's case, and is honest to a fault. Without hesitation, I endorse Lamar Mitchell.


    Walter Neely Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


MIActive And In Good Standing201505/14/2016
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 200607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers (MI)2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers (GA)2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers (GA)2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers (GA)2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers (GA)2011
Moot Court Special Teams (Member and Coach)Emory Law School2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberLamar K. Mitchell, PLLC2015 - Present
Of CounselFriedman Dever & Merlin, LLC2010 - 2014
Managing MemberLamar K. Mitchell, LLC2008 - 2014
AssociateMayer & Beal2006 - 2009
ClerkFulton County Conflict Defender2005 - 2005
Summer AssociateHunter Maclean2005 - 2005
InternGeorgia Lawyers for the Arts2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Atlanta Bar Lawyer Referral ServiceMember2008 - 2014
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - 2014
DeKalb Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2014
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Oxford UniversityPhilosophical TheologyMaster of Philosophy2002
Millsaps CollegePhilosophy and Religion (Double Major)BA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Loss Conference at Piedmont Driving ClubSubrogation in Property Loss Cases2007