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Michael W. Horst

Michael W. Horst

 
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims
  • Georgia
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Ryan T. Strickland
Reviewed by Ryan T. Strickland June 10, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have personally seen the high quality of his work and would recommend him to any client
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Worked with this attorney for approximately 5 years

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

We worked together at the same firm

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Approximate 2004-2009
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Highly competent and a hard worker which I have seen personally by working with him

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Highest quality attorney. On numerous occasions, I have consulted with this attorney

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Very proficient and knowledgable. On numerous occasions, I have consulted with this attorney

Communication Skills: Excellent

Very effective communicator. I have personally witnessed this attorney demonstrate this skill.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Well-respected for his professionalism. I know this attorney to be highly ethical and professional

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Personal injury and wrongful death
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Transactions
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Damany Freeman Ransom
Reviewed by Damany Freeman Ransom June 10, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Michael is a tremendous advocate for those who have suffered personal injury or the tragic loss of a family member. And he knows his way around a courtroom. You definitely want him on your side.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Michael and I are former law partners.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

Michael and I were former partners at the same law firm.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2010-2016
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Michael successfully advocated for numerous clients of our former firm.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Michael successfully represented numerous clients of our former firm in matters involving personal injury and wrongful death.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Michael successfully represented numerous clients of our former firm in matters involving personal injury and wrongful death.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Michael successfully represented numerous clients of our former firm in matters involving personal injury and wrongful death.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

I have always known Michael to be ethical, professional, honest, and fair.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Personal injury
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Litigation
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Zachary S. Shewmaker
Reviewed by Zachary S. Shewmaker June 9, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I only rate him a 10 because I can't rate him higher. There's nobody else I would choose as my law partner.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Mike and I have worked together since I graduated from law school. He is a mentor and friend. I respect him immensely and his work product, effort, and intelligence are second to none.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client
  • Different Client, Same Side of Case

Mike and I worked against each other on a couple of files, but we have worked together representing numerous clients over the years.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2006-Present (with a couple years of gaps). We worked at my first firm and then he hired me at my second firm. We've worked closely for years.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Attention to detail and communication. Those are his strengths!

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Mike's 20+ years of experience have taught him more than any lawyer should know.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Mike is a quick thinker and quick on analysis. He will never be out-worked or out-thought.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Mike is clear and concise. He's direct with everyone - clients, opposing counsel, and everyone in between.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Mike maintains the highest ethical standards for himself and those around him.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Personal injury of all sorts, especially car crashes, truck crashes, dog bites, and slip and falls.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. Please provide any additional comments about this lawyer
Overall excellent attorney. I'm honored to be his partner.
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes