• In the Matter of Earnest Redwine.

    Publication Date: 2021-05-07
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andreea N. Morrison, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Earnest Redwine, (Law Offices of Earnest Redwine, Jr.), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Patrick H. Head, Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: S21Y0684

    Voluntary Surrender of License Appropriate Sanction For Attorney Who Neglected Client in Personal Injury Matter

  • In the Matter of Jason Lee Van Dyke.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-28
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Van Hearnburg, Jr., Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jason Lee Van Dyke, (The Van Dyke Law Firm), Decatur, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Daniel S. Reinhardt, (Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S20Y0631

    Court rejects attorney's second petition for voluntary discipline due to inadequate and incomplete findings of fact in that petition

  • In the Matter of Joseph Harold Turner, Jr. (two cases).

    Publication Date: 2021-04-28
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andreea N. Morrison, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joseph Harold Turner, Jr., (Joseph H. Turner Jr., P. C.), Tucker, for appellee.

    Case Number: S20Y0947

    Disbarment Appropriate Discipline Following Attorney's Misappropriation of Client Funds And Failure to Respond to Investigation

  • In the Matter of Edward Shuff Cook.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-28
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andreea N. Morri, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kathryn S. Whitlock, (Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Anthony B. Askew, (Chair, Review Panel), Atlanta, Bridget B. Bagley, Atlanta, Bryan Andrew Downs, (Wilson, Morton & Downs, LLC), Decatur, for other party.

    Case Number: S20Y1501

    Public Reprimand Appropriate Discipline For Attorney Who Repeatedly Withdrew Trust Funds Before Settlement Funds Were Deposited

  • In the Matter of Evelyn A. Miller.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-30
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Evelyn A. Miller, Oaktown, Daniel Schumack, Fairfax, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jenny K. Mittelman, Paula J. Frederick, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21Y0672

    Attorney's Petition For Voluntary Surrender of License Admissions Supported by Admissions of Fact and Conduct

  • In the Matter of Daveniya Fisher.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-30
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, James Stephen Lewis, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gene Chapman, (Gene Chapman LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Adam Marshall Hames, (The Hames Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S21Y0582

    Public Reprimand Appropriate Discipline For Attorney Who Failed to Appear On Behalf of Client at Civil Forfeiture Hearings

  • In the Matter of L. Nicole Brantley.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Stephen Lewis, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: L. Nicole Brantley, Rincon, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Quentin LaMont Marlin, (Ellis Painter Ratterree & Adams LLP), Savannah, for other party.

    Case Number: S21Y0339

    Voluntary Discipline Not Appropriate For Attorney With Extensive Disciplinary History Who Showed Lack of Candor and Remorse

  • In the Matter of George Michael Plumides.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Stephen Lewis, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Michael Plumides Norcross, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21Y0357

    Disbarment Appropriate Sanction For Attorney Who Engaged in Serious Misconduct And Failed to Respond to Disciplinary Notice

  • In the Matter of Willie George Davis, Jr.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Stephen Lewis, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gene Chapman, (Gene Chapman LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Delia T. Crouch, (Law Office of Delia T. Crouch), Newnan, for other party.

    Case Number: S21Y0378

    Indefinitely Long Suspension From Practice Not Allowable And Would Not Serve Disciplinary Purposes

  • In the Matter of Jeffrey Bull Grable.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-12
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, William Dallas NeSmith, Wolanda R. Shelton, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.
    for defendant: Jeffrey Bull Grable, Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: S21Y0603

    Voluntary Surrender of License Appropriate Sanction For Attorney Who Admitted to Abandoning Client