• Crawford v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-07-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Konrad Ziegler, (Lee & Ziegler, LLP), Canton, for appellant.
    for defendant: John McClellan, Leigh Patterson, (Assistant District Attorney), Rome, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0187

    Court vacates assault and rape convictions and remands case with direction for the trial court to hold a competency hearing

  • Cobb v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-06-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Clifford Kurlander, (Office of the Appellate Defender), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kristopher Bolden, (Western Judicial Circuit), Athens, Kenneth Mauldin, (District Attorney), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2170

    Court affirms child molestation convictions but remands for correction of split aggregate sentencing error

  • Hughley v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-06-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A20A0402

    Court affirms convictions for armed robbery and other crimes over defendant's contentions of trial court error and ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Hojeij Branded Foods, LLC v. Clayton County, Georgia et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-06-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Real Estate
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: W. Wright, Alla Raykin, (Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jack Hancock, Arash Sabzevari, (Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP), Forest Park, Winston Denmark, Leonid Felgin, Danielle Matricardi, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Atlanta, Janet Scott, (Seay/Felton LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0103

    Court reverses dismissal of taxpayer's lawsuit for a property tax refund because that action was initiated within the statute of limitations under an amended statute

  • Bailey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A20A0151

    Court affirms jury verdict of guilt for simple battery that was based wholly on circumstantial evidence

  • Alston & Bird, LLP v. Hatcher Management Holdings, LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-06-24
    Practice Area: Damages | Legal Malpractice
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A20A0217

    Court affirms legal malpractice verdict, reverses award of prejudgment interest, and reverses erroneous reduction in award

  • In the Interest of G. M. W., a child.

    Publication Date: 2020-06-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kaylee Maxwell, (Coweta County Public Defender's Office), Newnan, for appellant.
    for defendant: Nathaniel Smith, (Attorney at Law), Carrollton, John Cranford, (Coweta Judicial Circuit), Newnan, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0514

    Court Reverses Adjudication of Delinquency for Theft by Receiving a Stolen Weapon; Evidence Does Not Show Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Minor Defendant Knew Gun Was Stolen

  • Mitchell v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-06-02
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gerard Kleinrock, (Attorney At Law), Decatur, Brian Steel, (The Steel Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lenny Krick, (Assistant District Attorney-Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit), Decatur, Sherry Boston, (Dekalb County District Attorney), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0754

    Court affirms vehicular homicide conviction over defendant's challenges to her indictment and contentions of trial court error