Jim Michael (Atlanta, Georgia)
Jim Michael (Atlanta, Georgia)

Jim Michael

Licensed for 21 years

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, Felonies 7 more areas of practice + 7 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
404-865-1829

Jim Michael

404-865-1829

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Atlanta, GA view address

Partner at firm James D. Michael, P.C.

Serving Atlanta, GA view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Jim Michael

Recently Named One of Georgia's Super Lawyers in the Practice of Criminal Law. Former DeKalb County Public Defender.

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Defense
  • Traffic Violations
  • Felonies
  • Appellate Practice
  • Homicide
  • Drug Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Juvenile Law
  • Parole and Probation

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  • 4.9/5.0 15 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/11/12 in Criminal Law

    I have referred clients to Jim and have consulted with him on behalf of clients, and would not hesitate to do so again. An excellent lawyer who deserves an AV. Read more

    I have referred clients to Jim and have consulted with him on behalf of clients, and would not hesitate to do so again. An excellent lawyer who deserves an AV.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 11/18/12 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 07/16/12 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/12 in Criminal Defense

    Smart, knowledgable, and sensible. Read more

    Smart, knowledgable, and sensible.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/02/12 in Criminal Defense

    Jim is a top criminal defense attorney who has great courtroom presence and practices with tremendous ethical character in vigorously advocating for his clients. Read more

    Jim is a top criminal defense attorney who has great courtroom presence and practices with tremendous ethical character in vigorously advocating for his clients.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/27/12 in Criminal Defense

    Jim is an excellent attorney who is always willing to assist fellow attorneys. He works exceptionally hard for his clients and gets proven results. I highly recommend Jim... Read more

    Jim is an excellent attorney who is always willing to assist fellow attorneys. He works exceptionally hard for his clients and gets proven results. I highly recommend Jim Michael.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/25/12 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/11/12 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/11/12 in Criminal Defense

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/29/10 in Family Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1995, Georgia
      2003, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Emory University School of Law
      Class of 1995
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Duke University
      Class of 1992
      B.A.
      Associations & Memberships
      DeKalb County Bar Association
      Gwinnett County Bar Association
      State Bar of Georgia
      Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
      Representative Cases
      Lloyd v. State, 280 Ga. 187 (2006)
      Chapman v. State, 273 Ga. 865 (2001)
      Warren v. State, 235 Ga.App. 145 (1998)
      Baker v. State, 234 Ga.App. 846 (1998)
      Smith v. State, 232 Ga.App. 290 (1998)
      Jordan v. State, 230 Ga.App. 560 (1998)
      Sewell v. State, 229 Ga.App. 685 (1997)
      Bickley v. State, 227 Ga.App. 413 (1997).