• In The Matter of Gary Lanier Coulter.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-05
    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: Gary Lanier Coulter (Coulter & Associates), Bogart; Gary Lanier Coulter, Sugar Hill, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta; Jessica Oglesby, Atlanta; Sandra S. Cho (Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S18Y0993

    A divided Supreme Court disbarred an attorney for his violation of several of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct, including trust account violations.

  • In The Matter of S. Quinn Johnson (five cases).

    Publication Date: 2018-06-26
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andreea N. Morrison, Paula J. Frederick (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: S. Quinn Johnson (Johnson PC Attorneys at Law), Marietta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta; Jessica Oglesby, Atlanta; Catherine Koura (Stone Law Group PC), Duluth; Anthony B. Askew, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S18Y0833

    The Supreme Court accepted attorney's second petition for voluntary discipline and imposed a 6-month suspension for his violation of several of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct in connection with seven separate client matters.

  • In The Matter of Claud L. Mciver, III.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-25
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Franklin Samuel (Garland Samuel & Loeb PC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: S18Y1161

    The Supreme Court accepted an attorney's petition for voluntary suspension of his license to practice law pending the outcome of his appeal of his criminal convictions arising out of the shooting death of his wife.

  • In The Matter of Prince A. Brumfield, Jr.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-25
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Prince A. Brumfield Jr., Clewiston, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jenny K. Mittelman, Paula J. Frederick (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Y1167

    The Supreme Court accepted an attorney's petition for voluntary surrender of his license to practice law after he admittedly violated Rule 8.4 (a) (4) of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct.

  • In The Matter of George W. Snipes.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-25
    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: George W. Snipes (George W. Snipes PC), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Y0921

    The Supreme Court disbarred an attorney for his violation of several of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct, including settling a client's claim without the client's knowledge or authority and converting or misappropriating the settlement funds.

  • In The Matter of Shannon Briley-Holmes.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-22
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    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: Shannon Denise Briley-Holmes, Griffin, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta; Jessica Oglesby, Atlanta; Margaret Gettle Washburn (Margaret Gettle Washburn P.C.), Lawrenceville, for other party.

    Case Number: S18Y0717

    The Supreme Court construed an attorney's amended second petition for voluntary discipline as a petition for voluntary surrender of her license to practice law, which the Court accepted based on the attorney's pattern of misconduct in several clients' matters.

  • In The Matter Of Raymond Juiwen Ho.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-19
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Raymond Juiwen Ho c/o Timothy D. Belvetz (Holland & Knight), Tysons, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jonathan Winslow Hewett, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Y1037

    The Supreme Court accepted an attorney's petition for voluntary surrender of his license to practice law.

  • In The Matter Of Shannon Dewayne Patterson.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-18
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Warren Raymond Hinds (Warren R. Hinds, PC), Roswell, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andreea N. Morrison, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Y0794

    The Supreme Court accepted an attorney's petition for voluntary discipline seeking an interim suspension of his license to practice law until the conclusion of his sentencing following his guilty plea to one count of willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false tax return.

  • In The Matter Of Jerry Ricardo Caldwell.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-18
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Winslow Hewett, Paula J. Frederick, Jenny K. Mittelman (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jerry Ricardo Caldwell, Atlanta, for appellee. Anthony B. Askew, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S18Y0680

    The Supreme Court disbarred an attorney based on his violation of several of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct in connection with his representation of two clients.

  • In The Matter Of Edward Neal Davis.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-31
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andreea N. Morrison (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Edward Neal Davis (Edward N. Davis P.C.), Butler, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta; Jessica Oglesby, Atlanta; Michael E. Sumner (Sumner Meeker LLC), Newnan, for other party.

    Case Number: S17Y1993

    Attorney's Petition For Voluntary Discipline Rejected