Mia I. Frieder

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Partner
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
404-233-6200
877-938-2300 (Toll Free)
Fax:
404-233-3430
Email:

Mia Ilene-Beth Frieder is the author of two books which have been the subject of accredited seminars in Georgia and throughout the southeast including Alabama and Tennessee. Mia has been a featured speaker at Bridge the Gap, a required seminar for all new members of the Georgia Bar for over a decade, and spoken at the national level at the annual convention for the American Association for Justice on the topic of Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer. In addition to her books, Mia has authored numerous articles which have been published nationally.

Mia has been active with the State Bar of Georgia, serving on the Executive Council of the Younger Lawyers Division for 1992-93, 1993-94, and founded the Lawyers in Practice committee for which she received an Award of Merit in 1992-93. Mia also served on the Communications Committee and was appointed by Senator Max Cleveland to serve on the Judicial Nominations Committee for the Northern District of Georgia.

Mia I. Frieder was recently appointed the Chair of the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus for 2014-15 for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the statewide organization for plaintiff trial lawyers. She is also continuing to serve on the Editorial Board of the Verdict, the official publication for GTLA.

 

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Personal Injury - Auto, Slip & Fall
  • 25% Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Bankruptcy Developments Journal, 1989 - 1991
  • University of Florida, Miami, Florida
    • B.A. summa cum laude

Published Works

  • Solo & Small Firm Success, The Harrison Co.
  • Medical Malpractice in Georgia, Handling a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case, The Harrison Co.
  • When Time Is Running Out, October, 2001
  • Legally Speaking: Do You Have A Claim Against Your Doctor, Today's Atlanta Woman, Winter, 1997
  • Selecting and Presenting a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, February, 1997
  • How to Handle a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case, May, 1996
  • The Truth About Temping, (Cover Feature) Student Lawyer, American Bar Association, December, 1996
  • A Career In Career Placement, Student Lawyer, October, 1996
  • Trial-blazing Winning Campaigns, American Bar Association, Vol. 23, No. 3.
  • Going Solo, Vol. 23, No. 2., Summer, 1996
  • Charting Your Course: Joining Your Family Firm, Barrister, Vol. 23, No. 2., Summer, 1996
  • Whistle While You Work: Understanding Corporate Culture, Barrister, Vol 23, No 1., Spring, 1996
  • Law Degree: Preferred But Not Required, Barrister, Vol. 22, No. 4., Winter, 1996
  • Interview with a Headhunter, Barrister, Vol. 22, No. 4., Winter, 1996
  • Graduated Payments, Student Lawyer, Creighton University Law School, February, 1994
  • Creighton University Law School, Winter, 1992
  • A Matter of Choice: A Bar Review Revue, Student Lawyer, March, 1992
  • Not Ready for Reality, Student Lawyer, May, 1992
  • The Most Powerful Trap, Student Lawyer, November, 1991
  • When Time is Running Out - Delayed Diagnosis Breast Cancer, 1991

Classes/Seminars

  • Chairperson, Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
  • Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
  • Bridge the Gap, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
  • Medical Malpractice Law Update, Institute for Continuing Judicial Education in Georgia, 1998
  • Medical Malpractice, Georgia State University, Division of Continuing Legal Education, 1998
  • Medical Malpractice, Law of Medical Malpractice, 1997
  • Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer, Insurance Law Institute, 1996 - 1997
  • Personal Injury for the New Lawyer, Georgia State University Division of Continuing Legal Education, 1997
  • Practice Management, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 1997
  • Emory University Law Day Seminar, Emory University School of Law, 1997
  • Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • Division of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta Bar Association, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Award of Merit, 1992 - 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Chair, Lawyers in Practice, Communications Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • GTLA
  • GAWL
  • Dekalb Bar
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Shop with a Cop - Dekalb Police Department
  • Law Day - Dekalb Bar Association