• York et al. v. Athens College of Ministry, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-29
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Ellison, (Cowsert Heath, LLP), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Warnes, (Timmons Warnes, LLP), Athens, Thomas Mitchell, (Carothers & Mitchell, LLC), Buford, for appellee. Brian Daughdrill, (Roberts & Daughdrill, P.C.), Atlanta, for amicus curiae.

    Case Number: A18A0934

    Recipient of special use building permit waived its right to object to a resident's challenge to the issuance of that permit.

  • Pugh v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sandra Dawson, (The Law Office of Sandra Dawson), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tracy Lawson, (District Attorney), Jonesboro, Elizabeth Rosenwasser, (Clayton County District Attorney), Jonesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0898

    Court Affirms Conviction of Burglar Who Represented Himself at Trial and Challenged Voluntariness of Choosing to Proceed Pro Se

  • RCO Legal, P.S., Inc. et al. v. Johnson

    Publication Date: 2018-11-05
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Matthew Gomes, Stephen Mooney, (Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Larry Johnson, (Johnson Legal Offices L.L.C), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1388

    Former employee's slander claims are struck under the anti-SLAPP statute.

  • Martinez v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-05
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: H. Morris, (Public Defender Office), Gainesville, Brock Johnson, (Northeastern Circuit Public Defender's Office), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lee Darragh, (District Attorney, NEJC of GA), Gainesville, Anna Fowler, (Hall County District Attorney's Office), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1051

    Detailed factual findings required to determine whether consent was given for a forensic examination of a cell phone

  • Eagle Jets, LLC. v. Atlanta Jet, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-29
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Transportation
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Andersen, Catherine Banich, (Taylor English Duma LLP), Atlanta, Gary Barnes, Ellen Taylor, (Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brandee Kowalzyk, Jeffrey Mapen, Richard North, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta, John Dabney, (Attorney At Law), Cumming, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1194

    Court Affirms Propriety of Awarding Attorney's Fees in Dispute Over Sale of Helicopter but Vacates Amount Awarded and Remands for Reconsideration of Amount

  • Patton v. Cumberland Corporation

    Publication Date: 2018-10-25
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts | Premises Liability
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brent Savage, (Savage Turner & Pinckney Pc), Savannah, Brent Savage, (Attorney At Law), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jeffrey Brown, Benjamin Wallace, (Brown & Adams, LLC), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1216

    Court Affirms Order Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of Hunting Reserve Employees Whose Controlled Burn Allegedly Caused Traffic Accident

  • In the Interest of C. A. B. et al., children.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-23
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick Calcutt, (Attorney At Law), Americus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Penny Hannah, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, James Hurt, (James W. Hurt And Associates), Cordele, Shalen Nelson, (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Justin Arnold, (Arnold & Hooks, LLC), Americus, Stacee Fussell, (Sowega Casa), Americus, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A0862

    Court Affirms Termination of Parental Rights of Abusive Mother

  • Glover v. Georgia Power Company

    Publication Date: 2018-10-11
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jesse Bowles, (Attorney at Law), Cuthbert, Joseph Durham, Donald Lee, (Lee Durham, LLC), Albany, for appellant.
    for defendant: Hugh McNatt, (Balch & Bingham LLP), Vidalia, George Carley, (Carley, Gregory & Gregory) Decatur, for appellee. Raleigh Rollins, (Alexander & Vann LLP), Thomasville, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1005

    Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Power Company Facing Allegations That It Failed to Provide Sufficient Lighting on Highway and Caused Fatal Accident

  • McDuffie v. Ocmulgee EMC et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-12
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Non-Profit
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A16A0092

    Employer not obligated to show alternate suitable work before terminating employee.

  • Derby Properties, LLC v. J. W.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-03
    Practice Area: Real Estate | Tax
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Ayoub, Carolina Bryant (Ayoub & Mansour LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Noelani Skipper (Attorney at Law), Dallas; Leanne DeFoor (Skipper Law LLC), Dallas, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0355

    Nuisance Abatement Statute Does Not Prevent County from Conducting Nonjudicial Tax Foreclosure Sale