Michele practices in the firm's Atlanta office, and is a member of the firm's Food and Beverage group representing beverage wholesalers and working as part of the Corporate and Tax team. Her practice also encompasses asset protection, family business planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and wealth preservation.
Prior to joining Burr & Forman, Michele spent nine years as in-house counsel for Bickers Consulting Group, LLC where she assisted clients in developing family estate and business succession plans. Michele also consulted on numerous mergers and acquisitions between beverage wholesalers and assisted with beverage supplier approval of succession plans and merger and acquisition transactions. Prior to joining Bickers Consulting Group, she practiced for 10 years at Aitkens & Aitkens, P.C., where she handled estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation, contracts, and mergers and acquisitions.
Michele realizes that every client is different and what works for one won’t necessarily work for another. She takes a hands-on approach to serving clients that is characterized by close contact and responsiveness.
Michele earned her BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia and received her Juris Doctorate from the Georgia State University College of Law. She is a licensed member of the State Bar of Georgia and is a member of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.