Mitchell (Mitch) McKinney is a former assistant district attorney (ADA) and assistant solicitor general with more than seven years of prosecutorial experience in the state of Georgia. In addition to his prior experience as a prosecutor, Mr. McKinney also served for three years as Assistant County Attorney for Forsyth County, Georgia where he was also the Magistrate Court of Forsyth County, Georgia prosecutor. His current practice includes specialty in criminal defense of all persons, family law, personal injury cases, and small business civil litigation. Mr. McKinney practices throughout the metro Atlanta area and across North Georgia, and is committed to respectful, yet assertive, representation on behalf of his clients.


  • University of Alabama School of Law – Tuscaloosa, Alabama Juris Doctor – 1998
  • Mercer University – Macon, Georgia B.B.A. in Economics – 1995

Professional Affiliations:

  • President – Forsyth County Bar Association – 2009/2010
  • Vice President – Forsyth County Bar Association – 2008/2009
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Forsyth County Bar Association – 2007/2008
  • Criminal Defense Bar of Forsyth County
  • Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club
  • Member of Panel of Attorneys for Indigent Defense of Forsyth County, Georgia
  • Licensed to practice in all Georgia Courts and the Federal Eleventh Circuit
  • Member of Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL)

Mitch services his clients out of his Cumming, Georgia office in the cities of Atlanta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Milton, Crabapple, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, and the counties of Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Hall, Dawson, Cherokee, Lumpkin, Pickens, Hall and others.