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Michael J. Yates, Jr.

Education

Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2020

Auburn University, B.S., 2017

University of Salamanca, Intensive Language Coursework, 2016

Support Staff

Kelly Bennett

Direct: 404.215.2427

Fax: 404.523.2345

Michael J. Yates, Jr.

Associate /

Atlanta, GA

Direct: 404.221.2256

DIRECT: 404.221.2256

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Education

Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2020

Auburn University, B.S., 2017

University of Salamanca, Intensive Language Coursework, 2016

Support Staff

Kelly Bennett

Direct: 404.215.2427

Fax: 404.523.2345

Michael Yates (Mike) is an associate attorney in the Atlanta office of Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP and is a member of the general liability and the trucking and transportation litigation practice groups. Michael represents and defends individuals, business entities, drivers, motor carriers, transportation network companies, and insurers in a wide variety of civil matters, including wrongful death litigation, cargo-related, and insurance coverage matters. Mike also has experience in a wide range of general liability litigation including automobile accidents, dram shop, and premises liability.

Prior to joining CSVL, Michael worked as a Staff Attorney for Georgia Legal Services Program.

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