Michael D. Birchmore

Michael D. Birchmore

Committed Representation with 33 Years of Experience
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Georgia
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Biography

As an athlete for 20 years, Mike recognizes the benefits of hard work, proper training and being prepared for the competition. Today, these traits help him achieve winning results for his clients. A graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, Mike has litigated in a diverse range of law throughout Georgia and has appeared as lead trial counsel in 47 Georgia counties. Mike has served as co-counsel with some of Atlanta's largest firms, and he has also represented family members of some of the best known attorneys in the country. He is an experienced trial attorney representing parties in divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, property division, pre-nuptial agreements, grandparent’s visitation, modifications and legitimations. Mike is especially proud of the fact that lawyers and judges have asked him to represent them in their own personal matters. Mike has been appointed, and has served, as a Special Assistant District Attorney, a Special Master, and has been appointed by the Courts as a Guardian ad Litem for children and the elderly. Additionally, Mike has been rated confidentially and independently by other attorneys through the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating process as having an exemplary reputation, a high professional standing and a well-established practice with a significant client base. He has received the highest rating through this same process regarding his ethical standards evidencing his adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, diligence and other attributes relevant to the discharge of his professional responsibilities. In 2005, the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission recommended Mike to Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as being "Well Qualified" to be a Superior Court Judge in the state, and in 2015 he began hosting the radio show "Ask the Lawyer" heard in four states.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Custody Disputes
  • Hearings & Trials
  • Child Custody & Child Support Modifications
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Legitimation Actions
  • Paternity Actions
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express, we can also accept Cash, Checks and Debit Cards.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
ID Number: Surrendered license in good standing
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Languages
  • English
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Guardian ad Litem (GAL)
Superior Courts of Georgia
Current
Special Assistant District Attorney
Superior Courts of Georgia
Current
Special Master
Superior Courts of Georgia
Current
Attorney at Law
Georgia Lawyer
- Current
Education
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
J.D. (1990) | Law
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Lipscomb University
B.S. (1987) | Accounting / Economics
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Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Mediator & Arbitrator
GA Office of Dispute Resolution
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
279 Questions Answered
Q. Is an employer liable for damages to employees' vehicles in company parking lot after a tornado?
A: For the employer to be responsible for such damage, there would need to be intent and/or wanton carelessness on the part of the employer for liability to attach to it. Surely you are not suggesting the employer was somehow responsible for the toronado - - are you?!
Q. can my wife leave me to live somewhere else and come take our camper we lived in next day while I’m gone all my stuff
A: Is it legal? It is not illegal for a spouse to use what could be construed as marital property. We lack the facts here to determine whether it is logical or reasonable for the wife to believe she was authorized to do so.
Q. Is it legal for my wife of 15 years to take our camper we live in with my belongings and leave me homeless
A: Is it legal? It is not illegal for a spouse to use what could be construed as marital property. We lack the facts here to determine whether it is logical or reasonable for the wife to believe she was authorized to do so.
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Contact & Map
Daniels & Taylor, P.C.
390 West Crogan Street
Suite 300
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Telephone: (770) 285-1673
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed