• Coley v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Perry Waters, (Attorney at Law), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Ross Warren Bergethon, Tina Michelle Piper, Paula Khristian Smith, Rebecca Jean Dobras, Andrew Alan Pinson, Christopher M. Carr, Meghan Hobbs Hill, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Gregory Albert Oberry, Timothy Grady Vaughn, (Oconee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Eastman, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19A0457

    Court Rejects Appeal by Murderer Who Shot Pedestrian Despite No Apparent Motive Over Laundry List of Challenges to Conduct of Trial Court and Counsel

  • Castillo-Velasquez v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-05-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kalki Yalamanchili, (Y'Chili Law LLC), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Elizabeth Haase Brock, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Lee Darragh, Wanda Lynn Vance, (Northeastern Circuit District Attorney's Office), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19A0323

    Other-Act Evidence Was Admissible to Show Defendant's Intent to Commit Charged Crimes

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-03
    Practice Area: Banking and Finance Laws | Damages
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joyce Gist Lewis, (Krevolin Horst, LLC), Atlanta, Curtis J. Martin, II, (Mozley Finlayson & Loggins LLP), Atlanta, Michael P. Kohler, Charles B. Lee, Laura Elisabeth Ashby, (Miller & Martin PLLC), Atlanta, George P. Shingler, (The Shingler Law Firm LLC), Decatur, Ashley Elizabeth Wilson Clark, (Buckley Beal, LLP), Atlanta, Kathryn R. Norcross, James S. Watson, Colleen J. Boles, John Stuart Tonkinson, (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), Arlington, Ellis A. Sharp, (Stokes, Williams, Sharp & Davies), Knoxville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Richard Long, IV, Brian David Boone, Theodore J. Sawicki, Elizabeth Gingold Clark, Lauren Tapson Macon, (Alston & Bird, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Q1233

    Georgia's Apportionment Statute Was Applicable to Tort Claims Against Bank Directors and Officers For Purely Pecuniary Losses

  • Yarn v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Clifford Alva Phillip Carlson, (Cliff Carlson Law, P.C.), Kathleen, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Michael Alexander Oldham, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Daniel Patrick Bibler, George Herbert Hartwig, III, (Houston County District Attorney's Office), Perry, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1052

    Court rejects murder defendant's points of error and affirms his convictions

  • Tyner v. Matta-Troncoso et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-19
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Charles Kendall, Kimberly DeWitt Mowbray, (Kendall Law Group, LLC), Douglasville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Bruce Robert Millar, James Brian Sullivan, (Millar & Mixon, LLC), Jonesboro, for appellee. Michael D. Thornton, Lakeisha L. Thornton, Stockbridge, for Other Party.

    Case Number: S18G0364

    Negligence Claim Against Dog-Owner's Landlord For Dog-Bite Injury Required Showing That Landlord Was Aware of Dogs' Vicious Propensities

  • Ware v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Juwayn Haddad, (Haddad Law Group, LLC), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Jason Matthew Rea, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Paul L. Howard, Jr., Kevin Christopher Armstrong, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1295

    Pattern Instruction on Felony Murder Adequately Addressed Relevant Principles of Proximate Causation

  • Beck v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Derek M. Wright, (Derek M. Wright, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Matthew Min-soo Youn, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Elizabeth A. Baker, Tracy Graham Lawson, (Clayton County District Attorney's Office), Jonesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1593

    Trial Court Erred in Relying on Jury Testimony Regarding Jury Deliberations

  • Ivey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: S18A1030

    Evidence Supported Jury's Finding That Defendant Did Not Shoot Victim in Self-Defense

  • Roberts v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Caitlin Elaine Angelette, Katherine Morgan Mason, (Augusta Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Scott Orion Teague, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Joshua Bradley Smith, Henry Wayne Syms, Jr., Mary Elizabeth Bitting, Natalie Spires Paine, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1440

    Murder convictions affirmed over defendant's challenges to evidence

  • Flannigan v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-02-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Benjamin David Goldberg, (The Law Office of Ben Goldberg, LLC), Mableton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Elizabeth Haase Brock, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Teri Brown Walker, Paul L. Howard, Jr., Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1209

    Murder conviction affirmed after court rejects defendant's arguments on trial court error and ineffective assistance of counsel