• Cwik v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-07-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael McIntyre, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Graham McKinnon, (Attorney at Law), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lee Darragh, (District Attorney, NEJC of GA Northeastern Judicial Circuit), Gainesville, Laura Lukert, (Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Athens, Anna Fowler, (Hall County District Attorney's Office), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0184

    Court affirms convictions for child molestation over defendant's challenges to evidence of venue, contentions of ineffective assistance, and arguments of error

  • Harris v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-07-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Angela Coggins, Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Daniel Bibler, George Hartwig, (District Attorney Houston Judicial Circuit), Perry, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0531

    Evidence Supported School Bus Driver's Convictions For Reckless Driving And First Degree Vehicle Homicide

  • Norman et al. v. Xytex Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-30
    Practice Area: Damages | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James McDonough, (Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC), Atlanta, William Garrison, Brandy Robertson, (Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC), Birmingham, Nancy Hersh, (Hersh & Hersh), San Francisco, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alison Currie, Thomas Lavender, Andrew King, (FisherBroyles, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Timothy Lytton, (Georgia State University College of Law), Atlanta, for AM.

    Case Number: A19A0445

    Court vacates and earlier opinion and remands case for the trial court's determination of which of plaintiff's claims do not derive their injury from the life of their child itself

  • Ray v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Luttrell, (Attorney at Law), Canton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sonya Chachere-Compton, (Attorney at Law), Douglasville, Elizabeth Racine, Aimee Sobhani, (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville, Ryan Leonard, (District Attorney), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0338

    Trial Court Did Not Err in Denying Child Cruelty Defendant's Motion to Withdraw Based on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

  • Shaha v. Gentry et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-28
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kenneth Rajotte, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Haug, Colin Barron, (Haug Law Group, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0621

    Plaintiffs' Claim for Attorneys' Fees Was Supported With Adequate Specification, and Such Fees Were Reasonable

  • Courtesy Ford, Inc. et al. v. Campbell et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-15
    Practice Area: Discovery | Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Warner Fox, Elliott Ream, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Peter Law, Ernest Moran, (Law & Moran), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0155

    Court affirms order denying appellants' motion for an independent neuropsychological exam of injured plaintiff in an auto accident case

  • Creek House Seafood & Grill, LLC v. Provatas, as Surviving Spouse of Michael Provatas et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-06
    Practice Area: Discovery | Premises Liability
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Ward, Carrie Coleman, (Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP), Brunswick, Elissa Haynes, (Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Turner, (Savage, Turner, Pinckney & Savage), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1631

    Court reverses order granting sanctions for spoliation of evidence where video evidence was erased before actual or constructive knowledge of litigation was given

  • Ridgewalk Holdings, LLC et al. v. Atlanta Apartment Investment Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Barnes, John Bartholomew, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cary Ichter, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, William Davis, (Ichter Davis, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1968

    Real Estate Brokers' Claim For Failure to Pay Commission Did Not Arise Prior to Execution of Purchase Agreement

  • Johnson v. Johnson

    Publication Date: 2021-04-02
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lee Grogan, (Grogan & Grogan), Columbus, Lynn Grogan, (Attorney at Law), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Elizabeth Pitts, (Attorney at Law), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A2061

    Trial Court Did Not Err in Ordering Deviations in Child Support for Private School Tuition, Extracurricular Activities; Amended Divorce Decree Affirmed

  • Agricommodities, Inc. v. Moore et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Butler, (Woodward & Butler, LLC), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Dennis Helmreich, (Attorney at Law), Lexington, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1745

    Court affirms denial of new trial motion as to one successor to land but reverses and remands for entry of default judgment on another in a fraudulent conveyance action

  • Ham v. City of Milton

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gary Beelen, (Drew Eckl & Farnham), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Frickey, Ken Jarrard, Patrick Jaugstetter, (Jarrard & Davis, LLP), Cumming, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1751

    Court affirms dismissal of petition and writ of certiorari because petitioner failed to effect service of his complaint within the statutorily allotted time