J. Michael McGarity: Lawyer with The McGarity Group, LLC

J. Michael McGarity

Buford,  GA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Brain Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
Contact InfoTelephone: 678-649-3084
Fax: 770-932-8437
University Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., International Management, 1976
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1979
Admitted1979, Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships Atlanta and Gwinnett County (President, 1984-1985) Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia; Lawyers Club of Atlanta; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Vice-President, 1999-2001); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Barrister, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court; Old War Horse Lawyers Club.

Appointed by the Chief Superior Court Judge to the Gwinnett County Law Library Board.

Phi Delta Phi. Recipient, Georgia Super Lawyer, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 by Atlanta Magazine Law and Politics. Voted "Best Law Firm in Gwinnett County" by Gwinnett Magazine, 2009, 2010 and 2011. AV Rated since 1987 from Martindale-Hubbell. Assistant District Attorney, Gwinnett County, District Attorneys Office, 1980-1981. Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Georgia, 1991-1997, Appointed by Attorney General Thurbert Baker. Representative, Gwinnett County Child Support Enforcement Division, 1997. Appointed, Special Master, Supreme Court of Georgia. Barrister, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. President, Northeast Georgia Council for the Boy Scouts, 2004-2005. Former Associate and Partner, Webb, Fowler and Tanner. Trustee, Georgia Gwinnett College. Rotary Club of Gwinnett County (Secretary, 2007); Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Former Board Member, Gwinnett County Board, Department of Family and Children Services.

Reported CasesAlliance Credit Counseling, Inc. v. Trumiar, 305 Ga. App. 27; 699 S.E.2d 376; 2010; Radha Krishna, Inc. v. Desai, 301 Ga. App. 638 S.E.2d 78; 2009; Lancaster v. Storage USA P'ship, L.P., 300 Ga. App.l 567; 685 S.E.2d474; 2009; Presswood v. Welsh, 271 Ga. App. 459; 610 S.E.2d 113; 2005; Manning v. USF&G Ins. Co., 264 Ga. App. 102; 589 S.E.2d 687; 2003; Langston v. Home Depot U.S.A., 251 Ga. App. 240; 554 S.E. 2d 223; 2001; Kueffer Crane & Hoist Serv. v. Passarella , 247 Ga. App. 327; 543 S.E. 2d 113; 2000; Eggleston v. Johnson, 240 Ga. App. 709; 524 S.E.2d 761; 1999; Elliot v. McDaniel, 236 Ga. App. 513 S.E.2d 249; 1999; Bramblett v. Hansel-Scales, 200 Ga. App. 722; 409 S.E.2d 280; 1991; MEA Family Invs., LP v. Adams, 284 Ga. 407; 667 S.E.2d609; 2008; In re Morse, 265 Ga. 353; 456 S.E 2d52; 1995; Cordell v. Sugar Hill, 381 S.E. 2d 291; 1989; Mann v. Workman, 257 Ga. 70; 354 S.E. 2d 831; 1987; O'Kelley v. Hosp. Auth., 256 Ga. 373; 349 S.E.2d382; 1986; Poteat v. State, 251 Ga. 87; S.E.2d 452; 1983; Fortson v. Burden, 87 F.3d 1328; 1996; Lamar v. Banks, 684 F.2d 714; 1982.

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J. Michael McGarity

1305 Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Suite 100
BufordGA 30519-8145




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