• Patricia Kennedy v. The Shave Barber Company, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-01-11
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jared Miller, R. Ashe, John Elliott, (Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Monroe, Chelsey Lewis, (Ford & Harrison LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1660

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Enjoining Former Employee from Competing with Barbershop at Which She Worked Pursuant Employment Covenant

  • The State v. Almanza

    Publication Date: 2019-01-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Boring, Michael Carlson, John Edwards, Amelia Pray, Lindsay Gardner, (District Attorney's Office Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta, D. Reynolds, (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ashleigh Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, PC), Marietta, John Merchant, (Troutman Sanders LLP), Atlanta, Cindi Yeager, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellee. Melvin Hewitt, (Isenberg & Hewitt, P C.), Atlanta, Emily Richardson, (Dekalb County District Attorney's Office), Decatur, Brian Fortner, Sean Garrett, (Douglas County District Attorney), Douglasville, Ryan Leonard, (Acting District Attorney), Douglasville, Andrew Agatston, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, Anna Davis, (Assistant Solicitor General), Decatur, for amicus.

    Case Number: A17A1270

    Court Adopts Opinion of Supreme Court and Orders Trial Court to Reconsider Admissibility of Statements by Mother of Sexual Abuse Victim to Examining Physician

  • Cobb County School District et al. v. Learning Center Foundation of Central Cobb, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-11
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Todd Hatcher, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Fortson, Peter Farley, Jarrod Mendel, (McGuire Woods LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1098

    No sovereign immunity for school district on breach of contract claim.

  • Swint, et al. v. Alphonse, Jr., et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A18A0869

    The weight to be assigned to expert opinions on a medical standard of care is a question for a jury to resolve.

  • Buchanan v. Buchanan

    Publication Date: 2018-11-26
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Schrade, (Attorney at Law), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Johnnie Caldwell, (Caldwell & Irvin, Attorneys at Law, LLC), Thomaston, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1345

    Court Reverses Order Granting Motion to Enforce Settlement by Wife Seeking to Finalize Divorce Based on Handwritten Notes from Conversation With Her Husband

  • Clark v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Culp, (Waycross Circuit Defender), Waycross, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Barnhill, Alexander Markowich, (Chief Assistant District Attorney), Waycross, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1247

    Court affirms aggravated assault and other charges, finding no trial court error or ineffective assistance of counsel.

  • Bridger v. Franze

    Publication Date: 2018-11-06
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nancy Jordan, (Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Martin Franze, Aspen, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1230

    Parenting plan and child support award modified to comply with statute

  • Csehy v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-10
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel Kane (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Edwards (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta; Donald Geary (The Geary Law Firm P.C.), Lawrenceville; D. Reynolds (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0381

    Attorney's Appearance and Demeanor Supported Issuance of Warrant to Examine His Urine For Evidence of Illegal Drug Use

  • Wiggins v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-09
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Holly Peace (Manning Legal Group LLC), Peachtree City, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jamie Inagawa (Fayette County Solicitor-General), Fayetteville; Joseph Myers (Chief Assistant Solicitor), Fayetteville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0611

    Noisy Party Not Exigent Circumstance Justifying Unauthorized Entry Into Residence Backyard

  • Maddox v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: E-Commerce
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ray Gary (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Edwards (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta; D. Reynolds (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0659

    Conviction for Distributing Child Pornography Using File Sharing Program Is Upheld