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Michael D. Barber

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Michael's training as both a prosecutor and defense attorney gives him the ability to interpret what the other side is considering and thinking in regards to a clients case.

Working for his family law firm in Dunwoody, Georgia familiarized Michael with Debt Collection, Contracts and Agreements, Family Law and Real Estate. Making a foray into criminal law with the City of Atlanta Municipal Court led to his criminal experience including traffic, DUI and drug-related cases.

Michael was invited by other county prosecutors to be a guest instructor for DUI courses at both the Georgia Public Safety and Training Center and county locations. He also had the opportunity to design and teach a class at the Atlanta Police Department Training Center, and assisted in redesigning the current DUI court system with the City of Atlanta Municipal Court.

His training at the Georgia Public Safety and Training Center (GPSTC, the same training center where State Troopers receive their training and where all police officers supplement their training) helped Michael learn what both the police and State Troopers learn to make their DUI cases.

After returning to defense work, Michael continues to help those in need. His range of skills goes from defending the unjustly accused to representing major lending corporations. His Real Estate expertise involves not just contract, lease and eviction problems but also evaluating map and plat documents as well as closing issues. He has had the opportunity to operate in Family Law as both a plaintiff and defense attorney, as well as working on Child Legitimation and adoption cases.

Practice Areas


• Family law
• Real estate law
• Contracts and agreements
• Criminal defense
• DUI
• Drug cases
• Traffic charges
• Suspended license charges
• Civil litigation

 Accomplishments

• Former DUI Prosecutor
• Assigned to Atlanta's DUI Prosecutorial Task Force
• Atlanta DUI Task Force
• Georgia State Patrol Task Force
• Police Academy DUI Instructor
• DUI Prosecutor Instructor
• Atlanta DUI Advisory Task Force Committee
• Certified NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing
• Certified DUI and Drugs
• Certified DUI Detection

Awards

Award name Grantor Date Granted
Recognized Attorney Legal Services Global Directory of Who's Who 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers Association 2014
Graduate NCDD at Harvard University DUI School National College for DUI Defense 2014
2012 DUI Lethal Weapon Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia 2012
DUI Field Sobriety Update Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia 2012
2011 Basic DUI and Crash Investigation Course Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia 2011
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) NHTSA 2010
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing NHTSA 2010
Georgia State Bar Admission State Bar of Georgia 2008
Supreme Court of Georgia Admission Georgia Supreme Court 2008

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Recommendations

  • 5 stars, because 6 wasn't an option.

    Mr. Barber was a pleasure to work with. He handled my case in exactly the manner I had hoped an attorney would. As I said, I gave him five stars because there wasn't an option to give six.
  • Michael Barber is the best lawyer in Atlanta

    My husband and I needed to get lawyer in Atlanta GA, far from place we live in which is California. Only choise we had is to look on line and hope you are getting someone who'll be helpful to you. Michael's name come up as first choise and we are glad we chose him to represent us. From beginning ...
  • Dui

    I was arrested for DUI and open container. Micheal Barber and Brandon Rosenbloom worked together to have my charges reduced to reckless driving. I am thankful for their time, knowledge and the outcome of my case.
  • Best in the business.

    Mr. Barber went above and beyond in my case. I hired him over the phone with only two weeks until my trial date. He worked tirelessly on my case to prepare and always keep me updated. If I would not have hired him, I would not have been able to get my charge reduced. He knew the ends and outs of ...
  • In over my head and I need an Advocate

    After a perfect storm of a situation, before and after officers showed up, I ended up charged with DUI. A few days later I left a message with Mr. Barber's office and he promptly called me back. After I relayed the details of my encounter I told Michael, "I feel like I'm in over my head and I nee...
  • Former client

    Mr. Barber was a great attorney, always kept in touch and answered when I called. He did exactly what he said he would in my case and I was very happy with the result. I would highly recommended him to anyone looking for a great attorney.

Areas We Serve

Fulton County, Johns Creek Municipal Court, Alpharetta Municipal Court, Roswell Municipal Court, Milton Municipal Court, Gwinnett County, Duluth Municipal Court, Lilburn Municipal Court, Norcross Municipal Court, Lawrenceville Municipal Court, Suwanee Municipal Court, DeKalb County, Decatur Municipal Court, Tucker Municipal Court, Doraville Municipal Court, Sandy Springs Municipal Court, Dunwoody Municipal Court, Walton County, Monroe Municipal Court, Loganville Municipal Court, Social Circle Municipal Court, Walnut Grove Municipal Court, Cobb County, Marietta Municipal Court, Smyrna Municipal Court, Powder Springs Municipal Court, Austell Municipal Court, Clayton County, Jonesboro Municipal Court, Morrow Municipal Court, Newton County, Covington Municipal Court, Rockdale County, Conyers Municipal Court, Barrow County, Braselton Municipal Court, Auburn Municipal Court, Winder Municipal Court, Forsyth County, Cumming Municipal Court, Hall County, Flowery Branch Municipal Court, Gainesville Municipal Court

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