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Michael L. Neff

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Phone: (404) 531-9700
Fax: (404) 531-9727

945 E. Paces Ferry Road N.E., Suite 1770
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

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  • Has handled all facets of personal injury and civil litigation including mediation, arbitration, and trial
  • Is recognized as an Advocate by the National College of Advocacy
  • Is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and its Tractor Trailer Litigation Section
  • Is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and its Motor Vehicle Collision and Premises Liability Section
  • Is a member of the National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • Has been interviewed on radio for both personal injury litigation and business litigation
  • Is a graduate of George Washington University (B.S. Finance) and The Dickinson School of Law at The Pennsylvania State University (J.D.)
  • Is active in his community, having served as President of the Atlanta Junior Chamber of Commerce, President of his Sunday School Class at Church, and has volunteered for numerous charities

Education

J.D, Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

B.S, George Washington University

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Georgia
Member Since: 1995

Classes/Seminars

  • Waging War with Daubert in Hours of Service Trucking Cases, The Verdict, Summer, 2003
  • Chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar, G.T.L.A., 2004
  • Speaker, Medicine for Lawyers, I.C.L.E., 2004
  • Speaker, Civil Litigation for the Traumatized Child, Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, 2004
  • Co-Chair, Advanced Slip and Fall, I.C.L.E., 2004
  • Co-Chair, Advanced Slip and Fall, I.C.L.E., 2005
  • Co-Chair, Advanced Slip and Fall, I.C.L.E., 2007
  • Speaker, Technology, G.T.L.A., 2008
  • Speaker, Annual Convention, G.T.L.A.,, 2008
  • Faculty, Trial Skills Clinic, I.C.L.E., 2008
  • Speaker, Auto Torts Seminar, G.T.L.A., 2008
  • Speaker, Plaintiff's Personal Injury, I.C.L.E., 2009
  • Speaker, Use of PowerPoint in Law Practice, 2009
  • Speaker, Use of Sanction Software at Trial, GTLA, 2009
  • Faculty, Trial Skills Clinic, I.C.L.E., 2009
  • Presenter, "Eastern Europe's Policy of Restitution of Property in the 1990s", 10 Dickinson Journal of International Law 357
  • Presenter, "USE OF MEDICAL NARRATIVES & RECORDS AT TRIAL", Medicine for Lawyers, I.C.L.E. Georgia, 2004
  • Presenter, "Case Selection and Preparation of Fall Cases for the Plaintiff", Advanced Slip & Fall, I.C.L.E. Georgia, 2004
  • Presenter, "Using Focus Groups & Trial Consultants to Win", Advanced Slip & Fall, I.C.L.E. Georgia, 2005
  • Presenter, "CREDIBILITY AND PERSUASION: PRESENTING TBI CASES", Traumatic Brain Injuries, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Presenter, "Deposing the Biomechanical Engineer in Fall Cases", Advanced Slip & Fall, I.C.L.E. Georgia, 2007
  • Presenter, "The Sun Was in My Eyes and Other Insurer Favorites", , Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Auto Torts Workshop, 2008
  • Presenter, "What Every Plaintiff's Lawyer Should Know About Addressing Abusive Litigation Tactics", Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, GTLA Annual Seminar, 2008
  • Presenter, "Use of Summation by the Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer", Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, GTLA Technology Seminar, 2008
  • Presenter, "Dealing with Preexisting Conditions", Plaintiff's Personal Injury , I.C.L.E. Georgia, 2009
  • Presenter, "How to Use Technology to Be a More Effective Communicator", Atlanta Bar Association, , 2009
  • Presenter, "Waging War with Daubert in Trucking Cases", APITLA Webinar, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, National Advisory Board
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Voir Dire Litigation Section, Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Special Needs Trust Committee,
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Voir Dire Litigation Section, Co-Chair, Special Needs Trust Committee
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Voir Dire Litigation Section, Co-Chair, Legislative Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Fellow
  • American Association for Justice, Auto & Premises Liability Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Trucking Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Tap Water Burn Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Section, Member
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The Sarah Jane Brain Project - National Advisory, Board Member, Legal Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Auto Torts Seminar, G.T.L.A., August 2010
  • Chair, Advanced Slip and Fall, I.C.L.E., October 2010
  • Speaker, Holiday Seminar, G.T.L.A., December 2010
  • Speaker, Handling Fall Cases, G.T.L.A. Breckinridge, Co. , January 2011
  • Speaker, Voir Dire, G.T.L.A. Annual Convention, April 2011
  • Co-Chair, Getting Your Case Ready for Trial, G.T.L.A. November 2011
  • Speaker, Lessons Learned From Getting Ready for Trial, G.T.L.A. Holiday Seminar, December 2011
  • Speaker, Negotiations, C.R.E.W. Atlanta, January 2012
  • Speaker, S.T.L.A., Asking a Jury for Money, February 2012
  • Article, Use of a Human Factors Expert in a Fall Down Stairs, February 2012, AAJ Premises Liability Section Newsletter
  • Chair, Handling Fall Cases Professionally, I.C.L.E., March 2012
  • Speaker, Traumatic Brain Injuries in Fall Cases, I.C.L.E. March 2012
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Section, Miami, March 2012
  • Superstar Personal Injury Lawyers Best Verdicts 2011, I.C.L.E., March 2012
  • "Plaintiff's Personal Injury Practice" Voir Dire, I.C.L.E., March 2012
  • Invited Speaker, Opening Statements in Premises Liability, G.T.L.A. Annual Convention, May 2012
  • Invited Speaker, Asking a Jury for Money, G.T.L.A. Annual Convention, May 2012
  • Invited Speaker, State of the Art Voir Dire, AAJ Annual Convention, Chicago, June 2012