Mr. Bartels was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama and has lived in Atlanta since 1990. He has a B.A. from the University of South Alabama, an M.A. from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a J.D. from Georgia State University School of Law. Mr. Bartels is an attorney at Davis, Zipperman, Kirschenbaum & Lotito, LLP. His area of practice is Criminal Defense. He is a member of the Stonewall Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Atlanta Bar Association.