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Michael Smith Esq.

Elder Law Attorney Michael  Smith Esq.

Smith Barid LLC

315 Commercial Drive
Suite C-1
Savannah, GA 31406
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Attorney Profile

Michael H. Smith graduated from Erskine College in 1993 with a BA in history. He then attended the University of Georgia School of Law, and graduated in 1996 with a Juris Doctor degree. He spent the 1st year of his legal career in Augusta, Georgia and then enticed by the thought of spending time at the beach, moved to Savannah in 1997. After practicing with different firms over the years, Mike founded Smith Barid, LLC with his partner, Richard Barid, in November 2006 to focus on estate planning, business planning, asset protection and real estate transactions. Mike was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2010 through a peer review process. Mike was selected as a 40 Under 40 dynamic business leader in Savannah in 2009 by the readers and editors of The Business Report and Journal. Mike serves as an Ambassador for the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Vestry of St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church. Mike is a member of Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Savannah Bar Association, the Savannah Estate Planning Council, the Greater Savannah Coalition on the Aging, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Fiduciary Law Section. In addition to everything else, Mike is the creator of Smitty's Awesome Rib Rub and perhaps some of the finest barbecued spare ribs you've ever put in your mouth. He competes on the Kansas City Barbecue Society circuit with the Wiley's Championship Barbecue team. Mike says "The best barbecue in Savannah is at Wiley's Championship Barbecue on Whitemarsh Island. Be sure to order the brisket!" Mike is a frequent lecturer on Estate Planning, Elder Law and Special Needs Planning in an effort to help the community gain awareness of the importance of proper estate planning, Smith Barid regularly holds free workshops focused on this topic.

Firm Description 

Providing comprehensive planning for residents of Georgia

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Medicaid and Medicare
  • Long Term Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Probate and Estate Administration

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Firm Website: www.smithbarid.com

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