Michael T.W. Fort

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Franklin, TN

Schell & Oglesby, LLC
 | 509 New Highway 96 West, Suite 201
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: 615-656-5669
Fax: 615-550-2807
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael T.W. Fort is a partner at Schell & Oglesby, LLC, in Franklin, Tennessee. Mr. Fort focuses his practice on criminal and family law, representing clients in Franklin and throughout Williamson County, Tennessee.

Mr. Fort has been a licensed attorney since 2006. He is experienced with criminal matters involving assault, criminal simulation, domestic violence, DUI, reckless driving, theft, vandalism and other misdemeanors and felonies. He has also litigated a variety of family and juvenile cases.

Mr. Fort has received honors and awards for his accomplishments, including being named one of the “Outstanding Young Lawyers in the Mid-South” by Memphis magazine and one of the “Top 10 Under 40” by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. He was named one of the “10 Best” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and was recognized as one of the “Top 40 under 40” and “Top 100 Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Fort earned a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University and received his law degree from Nashville School of Law, where he graduated with honors. He gained legal experience after law school by working for the 21st Judicial District Court before joining Schell & Oglesby, LLC, in 2008 and later becoming a partner of the firm in 2013.

Outside of the office, Mr. Fort is active in his legal community. He belongs to the Williamson County Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. He also became a member of the Honorable Society of Cooper’s Inn in 2006.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity

Criminal Defense (20%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Michael Fort

Admitted: 2006, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://sbdlaw.net/attorney-profiles/partner-michael-t-fort/

Honors/Awards:

  • American Institute of Family Lawyers 10 Best, 2014- 2016
  • National Academy of Family Lawyers Top 10 under 40, 2015
  • Top 10% of graduating class, Cooper's Inn Award, Nashville School of Law, 2006
  • AVVO superb 10 rating
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014 -2016
  • Memphis Magazine Outstanding Young Lawyers in the Mid-South, 2015 
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Williamson County Bar Association 
  • Honorable Society of Cooper’s Inn, 2006
  • Tennessee, 2006
  • Tennessee Bar Association 

Educational Background:

  • Middle Tennessee State University, Bachelor of Science, 2001
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Office Location for Michael T.W. Fort

509 New Highway 96 West
Suite 201
Franklin, TN 37064

Phone: 615-656-5669

Fax: 615-550-2807

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Last Updated: 5/10/2019

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