R. Michael Chandler is an equity partner and the Senior Personal Injury Attorney at Hull & Chandler, P.A., in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he handles a variety of cases involving serious bodily injuries. He counsels his clients on matters related to personal injury, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, catastrophic and deadly injuries and civil litigation.
Mr. Chandler was born in Danville, Virginia. He received his B.S. in Economics and Business Administration from Elon College. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1999 with a Juris Doctorate, where he was a member of the Wake Forest Moot Court Board. He also competed as a member of the Law Schools Pace Moot Court Competition Team.
Mr. Chandler started practicing law in 1999 as a defense attorney representing insurance companies. He gained extensive knowledge and trial experience working with insurance companies; specifically the tactics used to evaluate claims and persuade the injured. In 2003, Mr. Chandler decided to represent accident victims instead, and co-founded Hull & Chandler, P.A., with the vision of creating a full service law firm that would provide personal, high-quality, courteous and prompt representation across the legal spectrum.
Mr. Chandler is admitted to practice before the North Carolina State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. His professional affiliations include the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina State Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Association for Justice and the Bobbitt Inn of Court.
In 2011, Mr. Chandler was selected as a Rising Star in the area of personal injury and general litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine. He was also selected as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in North Carolina in 2011 with his invitation to the National Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, Mr. Chandler was inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, signifying his success in obtaining million dollar recoveries for injured clients. Several of his cases have been highlighted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly and the case of Stillwell v. Gust v. Stillwell, 557 S.E. 2d 627 was published by the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Mr. Chandler has three children and lives in Myers Park. He is a member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church and is active with several local charitable organizations. He enjoys running and working out at 9 Round Dilworth.