Primary practice areas

  • Family law
  • Personal injury & wrongful death
  • Criminal law
  • General practice

Bar admissions

  • Georgia, 1977
  • U.S. Court Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Court Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1977



  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1977
  • A.B., Valdosta State College, 1973

Professional associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Valdosta Bar Association

Biographical details

Mike S. Bennett, Sr. is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. His primary practice involves personal injury, medical malpractice, domestic litigation, business law, and criminal law. Mike has appeared in courts in several different states across the nation. He also spearheads the mediation and arbitration services offered by Bennett Law Firm.

Mike has previously served as President of numerous organizations in Valdosta, including the Valdosta Bar Association and the Valdosta Rotary Club. For his years of service and dedication to the community, Mike was presented the prestigious Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service at a special ceremony at the State Bar Office in Atlanta in 2007.  Mike is married to Evelyn, who is the Firm’s office manager and real estate secretary.