• In the Matter of Donald Edward Smart

    Publication Date: 2019-04-23
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Wolanda R. Shelton, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Donald Edward Smart, (The Smart Law Firm), Stratford, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Y0511

    Court Orders Reprimand Via Certified Mail Where Lawyer Had Relocated and Was Unable to Travel to Georgia to Receive Reprimand Due to Inability to Pay Travel Costs

  • In the Matter of Alvis Melvin Moore

    Publication Date: 2019-03-28
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Stephen Lewis, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alvis Melvin Moore, Atlanta, for appellee. Anthony B. Askew, Bridget B. Bagley, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S19Y0552

    Court Denies Petition for Reinstatement by Attorney Who Was Suspended for Mental Health Issues and Failed to Provide Opinion of Medical Professional That He was Mentally Fit to Practice

  • In the Matter of Jack S. Jennings.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-21
    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, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jack S. Jennings, Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, LaRae Dixon Moore, (Page Scrantom Sprouse Tucker & Ford PC), Columbus, for other party.

    Case Number: S19Y0498

    Court Orders Disbarment of Attorney Who Deserted Client and Refused to Cooperate with New Counsel and Bar Investigation

  • In the Matter of Shannon Dewayne Patterson.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-13
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: S19Y0466

    Attorney surrenders his license after a felony conviction

  • In the Matter of Nathan E. Hardwick, IV

    Publication Date: 2019-02-12
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robin N. Loeb, Edward T. M. Garland, (Garland, Samuel & Loeb, PC.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19Y0455

    Suspension of Attorney's License Continued Pending Resolution of Appeal of Felony Convictions Litigation

  • In the Matter of Heather E. Jordan

    Publication Date: 2019-02-12
    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, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Heather Elizabeth Jordan, (The Law Office of Heather E. Jordan LLC), Kennesaw, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Chong Joo Kim, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S19Y0266

    Public Reprimand Appropriate Discipline for Attorney Who Violated Numerous Rules of Professional Conduct While Representing Client in Custody Matter

  • In the Matter of Melody Yvonne Cherry.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-21
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Warren Raymond Hinds, (Warren R. Hinds, PC.), Roswell, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Stephen Lewis, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19Y0122

    Supreme Court rejects attorney's petition for voluntary discipline where no information on resolution of disciplinary matters was available.

  • In The Matter Of David P. Rachel.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-14
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Jacob Cobb, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: David P. Rachel, (The Rachel Law Firm PC), Mableton, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Daniel S. Reinhardt, (Troutman Sanders, LLP), Atlanta, for Other party.

    Case Number: S19Y0258

    Attorney disbarred following conspiracy and money laundering convictions in Federal Court.

  • In The Matter Of Amber Cecile Saunders.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-09
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: R. Gary Spencer, (R. Gary Spencer, PC.) Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman, Wolanda R. Shelton, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee. Jessica Oglesby, (Clerk, State Bar Disciplinary Board), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: S18Y1159

    Attorney's license suspended for 12 months due to misappropriation of client funds.

  • Inquiry Concerning Judge Tammy Stokes

    Publication Date: 2018-12-03
    Practice Area: Judges | Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Charles Iverson McBurney, (Superior Court of Fulton County), Atlanta, Benjamin F. Easterlin, IV, (Judicial Qualifications Commission), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tammy Marcel Stokes, (Recorder's Court of Chatham County), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19Z0269

    Court Accepts Proposed Discipline for Judge Who Was Chronically Tardy