Michael S. Broun

Michael S. Broun

General Contact

(706) 543-7700

Paralegal Contact

Courtney Lugar
courtney.lugar@cowsertheath.com

Morgan Penland
morgan.penland@cowsertheath.com

Biography

Michael Broun is a partner at Cowsert Heath, where he has practiced law since joining the firm in 2006. Michael graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Political Science and then graduated Magna Cum Laude from the LQC Lamar School of Law at the University of Mississippi. At Ole Miss, Michael served as an Associate Editor on the Mississippi Law Journal, was a member of the Moot Court Board and was inducted into the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.

His practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury defense, but also includes criminal defense, business litigation, and appellate practice. He has extensive experience in trial courts throughout Georgia and has effectively presented numerous cases to the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals and the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Michael is a native and lifelong resident of Athens, Georgia, where he resides with his wife and two children.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
    • Insurance Defense
    • Personal/Bodily Injury
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
    • Trucking/ Commercial Vehicle Litigation
    • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
    • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Criminal Defense
    • DUI
    • White Collar Crimes
    • Speeding Tickets/Traffic Offenses
    • Minor In Possession/ Fake IDs
    • Misdemeanors
    • Drug Offenses
    • Domestic Violence
    • Felonies
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
    • Business Disputes
    • Business Contracts
    • Non-compete Disputes
    • Employment Agreements
  • Real Estate Litigation/Eminent Domain
    • Eminent Domain/ Condemnation
    • Partition and Co-Ownership of Property Disputes
    • Covenants and Easements
    • Nuisance and Trespass
    • Construction Litigation and Materialmen’s Liens
  • Probate
    • Wills, Trusts and Estates

Education

  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude University of Mississippi, 2006
  • B.A., University of Georgia, 2003

Memberships

  • Western Circuit Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United State District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • United State District Court for the Northern District of Georgia