Michael A. Eastridge

100 Medtech Parkway, Suite 110
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 283-6313
E-Mail: meastridge@hsdlaw.com

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Michael A. Eastridge

Practice Emphasis:

  • Immigration
  • Public International Law


  • B.A., Emory University (1985)
  • M.A., University of Tennessee (1987)
  • J.D., University of Tennessee (1994)

Practice Experience:

Mr. Eastridge began his practice in general litigation, commercial and employment law. In 2003, he attended The Hague Academy of International Law in The Netherlands. He is a member of L’Association des Auditeurs et Anciens Auditerus de l’Academie de droit International de La Haye.  Since 2006, he has practiced exclusively in international and immigration law. Mr. Eastridge began his association with Hunter, Smith & Davis after having practiced in the Atlanta office of a large Los Angeles-based law firm. He has worked in the firm’s immigration practice, where he focused on the preparation of employer-based non-immigrant visas for its national and multinational corporate clients.  In addition to employer-based immigration, his practice now includes family-based immigration, as well as providing counsel to businesses and employers on workplace compliance issues.


In addition to practicing law and lecturing on the subject of transitional justice, Mr. Eastridge is also the founder and director of The International Interfaith Accompaniment Program, a non-profit organization engaged in international transitional justice initiatives in African states emerging from prolonged conflict.


  • Tennessee, Georgia
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Tennessee and Georgia State Courts


  • Lecturer and adjunct professor in transitional justice
  • Guest editor, Journal of Religion, Conflict & Peacebuilding

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