Mike is a principal in Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Personal Injury and Products Liability Section, mainly handling car and truck litigation, premise liability cases and brain injury cases.
Mike has been successful in litigating against the “Big Box Stores,” i.e. Wal-Mart, Home Depot and others, and he has a wealth of knowledge of their practices and procedures.
He has handled several cases against a local school board for Section 1983 violations and Title IX violations. These cases ranged from young female students being sexually assaulted by a substitute teacher, the local school board failing to implement a Title IX policy, and the failure to provide medical care to persons in state, county, or city detention centers.
Mike is a current member of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Grievance Committee, which he has served on for the past 20 years. In 2009, he was appointed to serve on the Alabama State Bar’s Disciplinary Commission. In addition, he is a member of the American Association for Justice’s Interstate Trucking Litigation Group.
Awards and Ratings
Mike has been regularly selected for inclusion on the Best Lawyers in America list since 2011. He is also regularly included on the prestigious Midsouth Super Lawyers list.
Mike is on the executive committee of the Auburn University at Montgomery Basketball Booster Club. The club is responsible for raising funds for AUM’s basketball program, where Mike once played. He has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors for Capital City Juniors, a travel volleyball club based in Montgomery for girls ages 8-18. He is a former member of the Jimmy Hitchcock Committee, which annually selects an outstanding Christian student athlete from the local community.
Mike is married to the former Marla Taylor of Hope Hull, Alabama, and they have two children. They attend Church of the Highlands. His son is a sophomore at the University of Alabama and his daughter is a Freshman at Auburn University. Mike and his wife are avid cyclists.
He is an avid waterfowl hunter. He also is active in Retriever Field Trials, where he judges events across the country and campaigns two of his own Labrador retrievers. He is president of the Montgomery Retriever Club.