Gwinnett County Personal Injury & Family Lawyers Resolve Complex Issues
The McGarity Group, LLC offers a wide array of legal services, and we provide our clients with exceptionally high-quality service. Whether you have a personal injury, family law (divorce and child custody), criminal defense or business litigation matter for which you need assistance, The McGarity Group, LLC is prepared to help. We are committed to developing an effective strategy for obtaining your best result.
Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:
- Personal Injury
- Family Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Criminal Defense
- Wills And Probate
- Zoning & Land Use Litigation
- Medical Malpractice
Call 770-637-8693 today to arrange your free initial consultation.
Attorney Mike McGarity
Mike McGarity graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1976, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School Of Law in 1979, was admitted to the Georgia Bar, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Georgia Court of Appeals in 1979. Mr. McGarity is admitted in the U.S. District Court, (Northern District of Georgia), and the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
After receiving his J.D. degree, Mr. McGarity joined the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office as Assistant District Attorney. In 1997, Mr. McGarity was appointed by Attorney General Thurbert Baker as Special Assistant Attorney General and for four years represented the Gwinnett County Child Support Enforcement Division. He was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as Special Master in several disciplinary matters and has also tried well over a hundred jury trials and hundreds of bench trials.
Mr. McGarity shifted into private practice, joining the Lawrenceville firm of Webb, Fowler and Tanner as an associate. He became partner in that firm after trying a large number of complex litigation cases, including wrongful death claims, medical malpractice, personal injury, multi-party claims, felony criminal trials and real estate litigation matters. Mr. McGarity was later named partner at Anderson, Tate, Mahaffey and McGarity, where he spent four and a half years before opening The McGarity Group in September 2006. Mr. McGarity has been appointed by the chief superior court judge to the Gwinnett County Law library Board as of December 13, 2013.
Mr. McGarity is also active in community affairs having served previously on the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce Executive Board for five years. He also served as the Chairman of the Environmental Heritage Center for a number of years. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America Board and served as the Council President for the Northeast Council from 2003-2005. He is currently active in the Braselton Rotary Club being a Paul Harris Fellow as well as a Will Watt Fellow. Mr. McGarity has been recognized as a SuperLawyer since 2005 and was again honored with that selection in 2020. He is also active in his hometown of Braselton, Georgia serving as the President of the Legends of Chateau Elan Homeowners Association having been a Board Member the last five years.
- Georgia Bar, 1979
- Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1979
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Industrial Management, 1976
- University of Georgia School Of Law, J.D., 1979
Professional Memberships and Achievements:
- Atlanta and Gwinnett County Bar Associations (President, 1984-1985)
- State Bar of Georgia
- Lawyers Club of Atlanta
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
- Litigation Counsel of America
- The American Association for Justice
- Old War Horse Lawyers Club
- Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Attorney Anne Marie Braham
With nearly 15 years of experience in family law and estate planning, Anne Marie Braham concentrates her practice in the areas of Family Asset Protection Planning, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, and Probate and Trust Administration. She understands that her role is not only to be an advocate for her clients, but also to listen and counsel. Her clients are drawn to her personable and compassionate nature, as well as her ability to simplify complex laws and processes.
After graduating with honors from Auburn University, Anne Marie received her Juris Doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. She began her legal career as a law clerk with The McGarity Group, LLC, and loved how the firm felt like family. Anne Marie is a member of the Georgia Bar Association and the Gwinnett County Bar Association. She volunteers with Sisu, Inc., which serves children with disabilities and their peers through educational, therapeutic, nursing, and family counseling services, and is an active member of Grace Episcopal Church.
- Georgia Bar 2009
- Auburn University, B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2004
- Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2009