Michael Eshman serves as a neutral in personal injury cases with a focus on premises liability, products liability, professional liability (including medical malpractice), construction injury and defect cases, and automobile and trucking liability. Michael is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish, with a particular interest in addressing language access issues in ADR for parties with limited English proficiency and/or who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Michael is a trial attorney and law partner in the Decatur, Georgia law firm Eshman Begnaud, LLC, with a focus on representing plaintiffs in products liability and other third-party liability cases arising from workplace injuries. The firm also handles other catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, governmental liability and federal civil rights cases, and criminal and civil appeals in state and federal court. Before representing plaintiffs, Michael spent 8 years defending personal injury cases, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice, premises liability, and products liability and representing clients in business disputes.
Michael is a Board Member and Mentoring Chair of the Georgia Latino Law Foundation (“GLLF”), a member of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association (“GHBA”), a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyer’s Association (“GTLA”) and American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), and a barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court. He has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star for 3 consecutive years and was named in Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” in 2019 in the area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury.