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Michael R. Sleister

Michael R. Sleister, Of Counsel

Michael R. Sleister

Michael R. Sleister was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1953. After graduating from high school in 1971, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1975. In 1979, he graduated with honors with a psychology degree from the University of Georgia. In 1981, he graduated with a master's degree in public administration with honors from the University of Georgia. Before entering the University of Georgia Law School in 1985, he held jobs in both the private and public sector. In 1988, he graduated in the top third of his class from the University of Georgia Law School and since then, he has been admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Georgia. He has practiced with Lipscomb, Johnson, Sleister, Dailey & Smith, LLP since 1992.

Mr. Sleister has been in the general practice of law in the State of Georgia since 1988 with an emphasis in both civil and criminal trial work. He has earned the reputation of being an honest, competent, hard-working trial attorney who aggressively represents his clients' interests. He truly cares about his clients, and he works hard to give them the best legal representation possible.

Mr. Sleister is married and has three sons.

Practice areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce, Custody, and Adoption
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wills and Probate
  • Social Security Disability

Bar admissions

  • Georgia, 1988


  • J.D., University of Georgia, 1988
  • B.A., University of Georgia, Psychology, cum laude, 1979,
  • M.P.A., University of Georgia, 1981


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Mountain Circuit and Stephens County Bar Associations
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce
  • Forsyth County Public Library
    • Board of Trustees


  • U.S. Air Force, 1971 – 1975

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