Associate attorney C. Michael Broome has a history of representing real people in their fight for justice.
Michael was a solo practitioner before joining the Deuterman Law Group’s workers’ compensation team in 2012. In his own private practice, Michael helped people with wills, divorces, real estate transactions, custody matters and other legal issues.
Michael is one of a select group of board certified specialists in workers’ compensation law practicing in North Carolina.
Previously, he worked with the Land Loss Prevention Project helping small farmers maintain their farms as they dealt with bankruptcies, foreclosures and other legal problems.
Through his professional and volunteer work, Michael has a strong background in civil litigation, and he has a keen understanding of how legal issues can impact his clients’ lives. He is committed to helping his clients sort through these complicated issues so they can get their lives back on track.
A Piedmont Triad native, Michael hails from Danbury in Stokes County, where his family still lives. He graduated summa cum laude in 2004 from N.C. A&T in Greensboro with a double major in psychology and history. There, he was president of the largest organization on campus, the Peer Advising and Leadership Program. He was also involved with a number of other organizations and activities, including the Honors Debate Team, which he captained.
Michael earned his juris doctor from the UNC School of Law in 2007. In law school, he was a Deans Fellow, a member of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA), and he competed in the National BLSA Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.
His prior legal work experience includes positions at Huron Consultants; Ellis and Winters, LLP, in Cary; The Women’s Center in Chapel Hill; Land Loss Prevention Project in Durham; and the Law Offices of W. Frank Porter in Charlotte.
Michael was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2008.
In 2014, he was elected to serve on the executive committee of the N.C. Advocates for Justice‘s Workers’ Compensation section. Part of the committee’s role is monitoring and responding to pending legislation that could impact the N.C. Workers’ Compensation Act and the rights of injured workers in North Carolina.
Michael lives in Greensboro.