Jim Michael

Jim Michael (Atlanta, Georgia)

Jim Michael

Attorney in Atlanta, GA
Recently Named One of Georgia's Super Lawyers in the Practice of Criminal Law. Former DeKalb County Public Defender.
404-865-1829
Free Consultation | Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.9 of 5

Areas of Law

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

Peer Reviews (15)

Peer Reviews (15)
AV Rated
4.9/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Criminal Law, Criminal Defense and Family Law
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.9/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.9/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.9/5
Peer Reviews (15)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/11/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
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
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 11/18/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 07/16/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/03/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Smart, knowledgable, and sensible.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/02/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
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
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 04/27/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
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
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 04/25/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/11/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 04/11/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/29/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/11/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 09/10/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/03/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Exceptional trial lawyer in the field of criminal defense.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/13/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
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).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
James D. Michael, P.C.
6 Piedmont Center, Suite 525, 3525 Piedmont Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30305
U.S.A.
Phone
404-371-1170
Fax
404-377-2099
Mobile
678-595-7272
Office Information
Office Information
Jim Michael
Partner
James D. Michael, P.C.
6 Piedmont Center, Suite 525, 3525 Piedmont Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30305

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