MEMBER PROFILE: G. Michael Smith

G. Michael Smith
Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Concourse Corporate Center
6 Concourse Parkway, 19th floor
Atlanta, GA 30328

Tel: (678) 320-9118
Fax: (404) 389-0831

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Calendar Last Updated: 26 Jun 17


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ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Early Neutral Evaluation


Serving the following Judicial Districts & Circuits:

1st - Atlantic
4th - Rockdale, Stone Mountain
5th - Atlanta
7th - Cobb, Rome
9th - Gwinnett

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G. Michael Smith has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
Contract Disputes
Entertainment Sector
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

Biographical Notes:

Mr. Smith is primarily engaged in business and corporate legal matters, and personal injury work, primarily plaintiff-side. However, for the last 15 years he has provided defense work for Industrial Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, (now Oak Insurance Co.), and has on two occasions, represented Lloyds of London in wrongful death actions. He is versed in both plaintiff and defense personal injury matters.

In his business and corporate work he acts a general counsel for a small publically traded chemical/pharmaceutical company. He works wilth several companies which own intellectual properties and assists in contracting the patent licensing of the IP. He has represented numerous franchisees such as Burger King, Wendys, Checkers, Days Inns, Econo-Lube & Tune, Church=s Chicken, FasTracKids, E.Nopi Learning Centers. He represents manufacturers, manufacturer's representatives, various retailer automotive shops and dealers and has worked on various business acquisitions and mergers, developments, and real estate matters. He has hands on experience in business transactions and traveled to Cayman Islands, B.W.I., Barbados, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jamaica, Pakistan, Korea, England, Belgium, France, Australia, Taiwan; negotiating transactions in these countries for his clients. In the Health Care area he was corporate counsel and assistant administrator to the Med - Plus medical clinic group in Atlanta. He has represented doctors, psychologists and physician assistants before the Georgia Medical Board. He has represented Home Health Care Provider in obtaining licensing permits outside the Atlanta area. Mr. Smith has participated in Medicaid hearings and appeals for medical professionals.

Mr. Smith has been a member of AAA commercial panel of arbitrators since 1978 in the area of business dispute. Additionally he handles both private and court annexed arbitrations, and is a member of the AAA Lemon Law panel.

Mr. SMith received initial mediation training with Hon. Jack P. Etheridge in 1990. Over the past 18 years, Mr. Smith has completed over 250 hours of additional training including probate estate matters. To date, he has mediated approximately 1800 cases. He is also been certified as a case evaluator since 1998 and has handled many case evaluations since that time.


  • St. Peter's College, NJ, (BS) 1971;
  • University College Dublin, Ireland (Honors Program) 1969;
  • John Marshall Law School (JD) 1975.




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