About Michael G. Kaufman
Michael G. Kaufman, an accomplished personal injury attorney, has a remarkable track record of achieving substantial compensation for his clients. With a strong focus on providing personalized legal counsel, Michael navigates his clients through the complexities of the personal injury process. He specializes in representing individuals harmed in automobile and trucking accidents, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, cases involving negligent security, and wrongful death claims.
Michael is an esteemed member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, actively contributing to various committees within the organization. Recognized for his exceptional legal acumen, Michael was chosen as a member of the prestigious 2019-2020 LEAD Program, an esteemed program exclusively for qualified applicants under 35 years of age or with less than ten years of experience. Additionally, Michael has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2021, a distinction given to only 2.5 percent of attorneys under 40 with less than ten years of practice experience. Furthermore, his impressive achievements as a trial lawyer have led to his inclusion in the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 list.
An Atlanta native, Michael obtained his undergraduate degree in History from The University of Georgia and subsequently attended Mercer University School of Law. During his time in law school, he gained invaluable experience working as a judicial clerk for the Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia and as a law clerk for a reputable Atlanta law firm. Michael’s commitment to excellence is evident through his active participation in mock trial teams and national trial advocacy competitions. He held leadership positions, including President of the Mercer Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association Chair, Student Bar Association Class Representative, and Student Mentor. Michael’s exceptional academic performance earned him recognition on the Dean’s list, as well as the Faculty Award for Outstanding Legal Writing in 2013 and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 2015.
Outside of his legal practice, Michael enjoys various activities, including reading, meditation, sports, running, hiking, photography, and travel. He cherishes spending quality time with his wife, son, and golden retriever.
Michael G. Kaufman pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. During this time, he interned at the Office of the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit and gained experience as a Clerk of Court for the Supreme Court of Georgia. Michael went on to earn his law degree from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. Throughout his legal education, he continued to expand his knowledge and skills by serving as a judicial clerk for the Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Michael’s commitment to academic excellence resulted in his inclusion on the Dean’s list and the receipt of the Faculty Award for Outstanding Legal Writing in 2013.
Managing attorney Michael G. Kaufman takes great pride in his memberships with esteemed legal associations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Atlanta Bar Association. Recognizing the importance of professional growth, Michael also actively participates in the GTLA Future Leaders Program (LEAD), Cobb County Bar Association, and American Association of Justice.
Acknowledged by numerous notable organizations, Michael G. Kaufman has received multiple awards that celebrate his exceptional skills and successes as a young attorney. During his presidency at the Mercer Trial Lawyers Association, he established the MTLA Trial Lecture Series, a highly attended lecture series featuring Georgia’s top trial lawyers. In addition to being recognized on the Dean’s list, Michael’s outstanding legal writing abilities were acknowledged with the Faculty Award for Outstanding Legal Writing in 2013 and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 2015. Notably, Michael was nominated as one of the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association in recognition of his impressive wins as a young lawyer.
Michael G. Kaufman has consistently obtained victories for injured victims year after year. His experience includes working as a judicial clerk for the Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Michael has held various leadership positions, such as President of the Mercer Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association Chair, and Student Bar Association Class Representative. Besides his accomplishments in the courtroom, Michael has secured numerous settlements for individuals involved in accidents and those who have sustained injuries due to negligence.
Specializing in personal injury cases, Michael G. Kaufman offers comprehensive legal representation for victims of car wrecks, slip and falls, pedestrian accidents, and more. His areas of expertise include:
- Auto Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Semi Truck Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Slip & Fall Incidents
- Motorcycle Wrecks
- Defective Products
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Rideshare Accidents
- Dog and Animal Bites
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
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