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

Transactional

Mr. Meyer von Bremen has represented many small to medium size businesses preparing covenants not to compete, buy sale agreements, corporate/business formation and registration and commercial leases. As a former state senator for 10 years, he also knows first hand the needs of business clients in the formation of political action committees and then walking clients through the everchanging reporting requirements of Georgia Ethics Commission.  As an experienced litigator with over 30 years experience he can also roll his experience in the transactional component into representation in the commercial litigation field. 

Education

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

Admitted

Georgia, 1983
U.S. Supreme Court, 1989 

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

 

 

 

Memberships

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