Michael J. Green

Michael J. Green

Managing Partner
Sevierville, Tennessee

Michael Green is a family law attorney and licensed Rule 31 mediator based in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Mr. Green is a founding partner of Green, Waters Ogle and McCarter and is the managing partner over the firm’s family law division. Mr. Green has practiced family law for over 10 years and has earned a reputation as both a compassionate and dedicated advocate as well as a formidable trial attorney. Mr. Green’s devotion to his clients and meticulous preparation of each case has made him one of the most successful and sought-after family law attorneys in the area. Additionally, his stellar reputation among his peers has resulted in his position as a prominent family law mediator. The respect Mr. Green  has earned within the legal community gives his clients a unique advantage in the courtroom and at the negotiating table.

Mr. Green established his own firm and dedicated his practice to family law matters in recognition of the need for quality, innovative and compassionate legal services individually tailored to meet the needs of people facing divorce and custody matters in Sevier, Jefferson, and Cocke Counties. Mr. Green has dedicated his career to protecting his client’s most precious possessions- their children, their livelihood and their security. Combining an analytic and sensitive approach to client issues, Mr. Green has helped hundreds of clients successfully navigate complex financial and custodial issues.

A big part of Mr. Green’s outstanding courtroom success is his willingness to engage with his client’s on a very personal level. If he accepts a client’s case, then he takes the time to understand the unique aspects of their family situation. Truly understanding the multi-faceted family dynamics in each case allows Mr. Green to craft individualized parenting plans and marital dissolution agreements that best meet the needs of his clients.

While Mr. Green’s compassion and devotion to his clients is a big part of his success it is not the only component. Mr. Green’s meticulous attention to details and his network of experts both in the financial industry as well as the medical field allow him to out prepare, out argue and ultimately triumph over his competitors in the courtroom. 

To schedule a free consultation with Mr. Green regarding a family law matter call 865-429-3600.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Family Law
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2010


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Carson Newman College
    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 2005
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Religion

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sevier County Bar Association


  • English (Primary)