Michael Micheli

E: Michael.Micheli@fisherbroyles.legal

T: (740)  454-2545

F: (740) 454-6372

Columbus Office

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Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation
  • Hospital and Medical Risk Management Consultation
  • General Defense Litigation

Bar Admissions 

  • Ohio


  • Ohio Northern University School of Law
  • Bowling Green State University
  • London School of Economics

Large Law Firm Experience

  • Micheli Baldwin Mortimer McLendon & Whitacre , LLP

Defense counsel for physicians and hospitals for 30 years in an eight (8) county area in Southeastern Ohio; trial counsel and risk management advisor to Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville, Ohio; general counsel and risk management advisor to Quality Care Partners, Zanesville, Ohio; general counsel to numerous physician groups and individual physicians; frequent lecturer to nursing and physician  groups on various  topics, including litigation, fraud  and abuse, risk management,  and other  related  topics.  Defense counsel for The Medical Protective Company for 30 years.

Prior Speaking Engagements

  • Address to the Ohio University, Zanesville Nursing Class, 1981-1987
  • Brain Death Symposium, Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio
  • Speaker at Sports Medicine Seminar, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Zanesville, Ohio, 1984- 1988; Cambridge High School, Cambridge, Ohio, 1986
  • Guest Speaker at Law School Symposium at Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio on current climate of medical malpractice in Ohio
  • Speaker at workshop sponsored by Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio on hospital charting, etc.
  • Speaker at S.E.O. Occupational Nurses Organization, Lancaster, Ohio
  • Workshop on Risk Management, Bellaire Medical Group (H.M.O.) 1986, Bellaire, Ohio
  • Speaker at Obstetrical Liability Seminar, Bethesda Hospital, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Zanesville, Ohio and Guernsey Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Ohio
  • Frequent lecturer to physician and nursing groups
  • Risk Management Program Speaker for The Medical Protective Company
  • Numerous In-Service CME, CNE accredited medical-legal programs throughout SEO


  • Risk Management “The Fire Prevention Bureau”, an article on preventative risk management practices.
  • The Exercise Standards & Malpractice Reporter Author, Risk Management Newsletter (numerous) 

Risk Management Experience

  • 30 years practicing defense malpractice attorney
  • Risk Management advisor to Genesis HealthCare System and various physician groups (30 years)
  • Developed a Risk Management Program, including policies and procedures for Bellaire City Hospital


  • Member and Past President, Muskingum County Bar Association
  • Member Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member American Bar Association
  • Member Ohio Association of Civil Trial Lawyers
  • Member International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Member American Society of HealthCare Attorneys
  • Member Board of Trustees, Muskingum County Community Foundation
  • Member Sertoma Club International
  • Board Member, Genesis Pro-Am Committee Member
  • Zanesville Country Club/Past President