Mike is a life-long resident of Dacula, Georgia, having graduated from Dacula High School in 1985. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia in Geography (1989), and a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University College of Law (1992). His practice is concentrated in probate/estate and conservatorship/guardianship work. Mike represents individuals, beneficiaries and fiduciaries, estates, trusts, conservatorships and guardianships in probate and superior courts around the State of Georgia. He also serves as executor, administrator and trustee in more than 300 cases per year on a continuing basis. In 1993, Mike was appointed to serve a four-year term as County Administrator/County Guardian by the Probate Court of Gwinnett County to represent estates and conservatorships in both legal and fiduciary capacities. Since then, Mike has been appointed to six additional terms, and is now in his 23rd year serving Gwinnett County estates and conservatorships as County Administrator/County Conservator. In both his private practice and in his official appointed capacity, Mike and his staff provide detailed legal service from beginning to end, including not only initial filings and formation, but also estate and trust administration, asset management, gift and estate tax planning, post mortem tax planning and drafting wills and trusts. He is also a speaker at seminars each year regarding probate estates, conservatorships and guardianships.
Mike grew up in Gwinnett County, attending his entire primary school years in the Dacula schools, and continues to live in the Dacula community. Mike is married to wife Jennifer, and has three children, Austin, Landon, and Morgan. The family attends Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula, Georgia. Hobbies include farming, basketball and motocross.