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Meet MIke

Mike Wilensky was born and raised in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area. A product of our public school system, he graduated from North Springs High School, where he played basketball and ran cross-country. He is the husband to a beautiful wife of eight years and they have two wonderful daughters. Mike not only lives in Dunwoody, but he is also a Dunwoody small business owner of a law practice located near Perimeter Mall.

EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS

  • City of Dunwoody Sustainability Committee 
  • Dunwoody Farmers Market Committee
  • Dunwoody Bar Association
  • Ashford Chase (Dunwoody) HOA President
  • Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber
  • Rotary Club of Dunwoody
  • The Posse Foundation Leadership Committee
  • Immediate Past President of Brotherhood at Congregration B’nai Torah
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee
  • Arbitrator for the State Bar of Georgia Fee Arbitration Program
  • Anti-Defamation League Southeast Region Board Member and Civil Rights Committee Member

Mike is an experienced leader with the heart of a public servant. After graduating cum laude from the University of Georgia, he earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. While in law school, a passion to protect and advocate for others developed. There he served as a federal law clerk to United States District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett, worked a full year with the Baltimore Public Defender felony division, and handled an appeal in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals under the Third Year Law Student Act. Mike continues his pursuit of justice on behalf of Georgia citizens who have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one or life-changing injuries, and his courtroom experience fulfills his desire to ensure all Georgians receive equal protection under the law.

As an advocate for his clients, Mike has been recognized among Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” four years in a row and has received the highest rating available by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2017, Mike was selected to become a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for civil plaintiff attorneys and was recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates with the award of 2017 Georgia Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 in the State of Georgia.

    Civic engagement keeps Mike grounded and in touch with the common sense values that make Dunwoody a great place to live and raise a family. In addition to HOA president and his service to the City of Dunwoody, Mike also served as the Immediate Past President of the Brotherhood of Congregation B’nai Torah, a social, athletic, and civic organization that promotes family and community spirit within the synagogue.

    ENDORSEMENTS

     

    Individuals

    Gov. Roy Barnes
    Former Sen. Jason Carter
    Minority Leader Sen. Steve Henson
    Minority Leader Rep. Bob Trammell
    Sen. Lester Jackson
    Sen. Emanuel Jones
    Sen. Elena Parent
    Sen. Jen Jordan
    Rep. Pat Gardner
    Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver
    Rep. Michele Henson
    Rep. David Wilkerson
    Rep. Demetrius Douglas
    Rep. Spencer Frye
    Rep. Dewey McClain
    Rep. Renitta Shannon
    Rep. Sam Park
    Rep. Derrick Jackson
    Rep. Brenda Lopez
    Rep. Teri Anulewicz
    Doraville City Council Member Stephe Koontz
    Doraville City Council Member Robert Patrick
    Dem. Candidate Georgia Lt. Governor Sarah Riggs Amico
    Dem. Candidate SD40 Sally Harrell
    Jon Ossoff

    Organizations

    NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia
    Georgia Stonewall Democrats
    Red Clay Democrats
    I-PAC Georgia