• City of Roswell v. Bible et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-10-10
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Employment Litigation
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Gignilliat, Patrick Lail, Timothy Boughey, (Elarbee Thompson Sapp & Wilson LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Mary Ellen Conner, Michael Fistel, (Johnson Fistel, LLP), Marietta, William Stone, (Johnson Fistel, LLP), Atlanta, David Weisz, (The Shaul Law Firm, PC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1310

    Possibility That Different Defenses Might Be Raised Against Particular Class Members Did Not Compel Finding That Individual Issues Predominated Over Common Issues

  • The State v. McCauley

    Publication Date: 2019-10-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David White, (District Attorney), Hartwell, Meghan Bowden, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Timothy Healy, (The Healy Law Firm, LLC), Toccoa, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1121

    Remand Was Necessary For Trial Court to Address Issue Relating to Deviation From Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Requirement for Sex Offender

  • Berry v. Berry

    Publication Date: 2019-10-02
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Albert Myers, (Albert A. Myers III PC), Conyers, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Waldrop, (Waldrop & Bootcheck, LLC), Conyers, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0858

    Court reverses order that required ex-wife to pay half of the closing costs for sale of a former marital residence

  • Institute for Justice v. Reilly et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-26
    Practice Area: Information Governance and Compliance
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Darrell Sutton, (Sutton Law Group, LLC), Marietta, Mark Perry, (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP), Washington, Alex Harris, Matthew Reagan, (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP), San Francisco, R. Valvo, Ryan Mulvey, (Cause of Action Institute), Washington, for appellant.
    for defendant: Wayne Allen, Shawn Story, (Office of Legislative Counsel), Atlanta, Hugh Lanier, (Attorney at Law), Lawrenceville, for appellee. Madison Kitchens, (King & Spalding LLP), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellant.

    Case Number: A19A0076

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Dismissing Claims Against Offices of the General Assembly Under Georgia's Open Records Act, Approving of Trial Court's Conclusion That Act Did Not Apply to Offices of the General Assembly

  • Ward v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-08-26
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Ward, Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Chafin, Kenneth Mauldin, (Assistant District Attorney Western Judicial Circuit), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0671

    Court Reverses Aggravated Stalking Conviction as Violative of Double Jeopardy Clause After Eight-Year Delay Between Conviction and Appeal Left Defendant to Serve Full Sentence on Newly-Reversed Conviction

  • Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association v. Brown et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-23
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: S. Malone, Gregory Taube, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarbrough, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Webb, (Attorney at Law), Stockbridge, Orion Webb, Miranda Hanley, (Smith Welch Webb & White, LLC), Stockbridge, for appellee. James Hurt, (Hurt Stolz, P.C.), Watkinsville, for other party.

    Case Number: A19A0040

    Earlier Appellate Court Opinion Established Bank's Right to Payment on Home Equity Line of Credit Debt