Attorney - Michael S.  Meyer von Bremen

Attorney:

Michael S. Meyer von Bremen
Partner
HBS Albany Office

P: 229-436-4665
F: 229-888-2156
E: mmvb@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Mr. Meyer von Bremen is a partner in HBS's Albany office and boasts a well-rounded practice with a tremendous amount of experience as a litigator. Mr. Meyer von Bremen  served in the state senate representing a large portion of Southwest Georgia in the Georgia General Assembly for five terms (8 counties for four of those terms) 1999-2009. He served as Chairman of the Senate Special Judiciary Committee, as the Senate Minority Leader, and as Chairman of the Ethics Committee. He also represented Georgia in committee work for the National Council of State Legislators. In addition, he is an arbitrator and mediator with South Georgia ADR Service, LLC.

Practice Areas

Government Affairs

For over a decade, Mr. Meyer von Bremen served as State Senator from the Georgia’s 12th District, and personally sponsored or cosponsored over 179 senate bills during his tenure. He served as Chair of the Ethics committee, Minority Leader, and Chair of the Special Judiciary Committee for two terms while he was a minority party member. During this time, he developed strong relationships with members of both the House and Senate, as well as employees. His deep knowledge of these individuals and the legistlative process helps to ensure his ability to best represent his clients.

Education

B.A., Mercer University, 1979
J.D., Mercer University, 1983

Admitted

Georgia, 1983
U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

Membership

State Bar of Georgia
Dougherty Circuit Bar Association (President 1994-1995) 
Council on Litigation Management, Member
Code Revision Commision, State of Georgia, 1999-2013

Publications

"Structured Settlement Buy-Outs," Georgia Trial Lawyers Association New Law Seminar, 1999

"Mediation, Choosing a Neutral and Initial Strategy," The Verdict, Fall 2002

Activities

State Senator, 12th District of Georgia
Georgia Independent College Association, Board of Directors, 2010-present
President, Mercer University Alumnae Association, Phi Delta Phi
City of  Albany Ethics Board, Chairman, member since 2010

Presentations

Gold Dome Report, Insurance Law Institute, ICLE

Handling the Tort Case on Appeal, Georgia Law of Torts, ICLE

General Assembly Update, Workers Compensation Essentials, GTLA

Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America- 2010-2017 editions
James Magazine’s Most Influential Persons in Georgia, 2005 and 2006
Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service from the State Bar of Georgia