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Michael D. Forrest

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Phone: (678) 780-4880

160 Clairemont Ave #610
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Michael D. Forrest is an associate attorney at Scott Employment Law, P.C. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, he worked as a staff attorney for the Federal Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit for two years, where he worked on over 150 cases.

Michael graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2018 and was inducted into the Order of the Coif in 2019. During his time at UGA, he served as the Executive Managing Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.


J.D., University of Georgia Law School, 2018
Magna Cum Laude

B.A., Florida State University, 2008
Magna Cum Laude

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Georgia

Note, Unregulated Custody Transfers: Why the Practice of Rehoming Should Be Considered a Form of Illegal Adoption and Human Trafficking, 46 GA. J. INT’L & COMP. L. 185 (2017)

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