• Kendricks v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-02-25
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: H. Morris, (Public Defender Office), Gainesville, Matthew Leipold, (Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Harold Buckler, Lee Darragh, Wanda Vance, (Attorney At Law Assistant District Attorney), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1954

    Child Sex Crime Victim's Journal Entry Was Admissible at Trial

  • Harris v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-02-18
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kenneth Sheppard, (Attorney at Law), Smyrna, for appellant.
    for defendant: Fani Willis, (The Law Offices of Fani T. Willis, LLC), Atlanta, Claude Rudder, (District Attorney), Atlanta, Mathew Plott, (Office of the Fulton County District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1795

    Any Error in Allowing Police Officer to Present Expert Testimony in Child Abuse Case Was Harmless

  • Rice et al. v. Fulton County, Georgia et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-06
    Practice Area: Class Actions | Real Estate | Tax
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mitchell Graham, (G. Roger Land & Associates), Atlanta, G. Land, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Jonathan Palmer, (Knight Palmer, LLC), Atlanta, Ranse Partin, (Conley Griggs Partin LLP), Atlanta, Lindsey Hillis, Delia Williams-Carroll, (The Hillis Firm), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Colin Delaney, Anthony Rollins, Edward Wasmuth, Leah Sears, Robin Burnette, (Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta, Detriss Thomas, Cheryl Ringer, Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Kaye Burwell, (Fulton County Office of the County Attorney), Atlanta, Jeffrey Haymore, (Dillard Sellers, LLC), Atlanta, Anamaria Hazard, Reginald Martin, (City of Atlanta, Law Department), Atlanta, C. Thomas, Michael Stacy, (Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC), Atlanta, Ken Jarrard, Gregory Meyer, (Jarrard & Davis, LLP), Cumming, Patrick Stough, E. Cox, Dennis Davenport, (McNally, Fox, Grant & Davenport, P.C.), Fayetteville, Richard Lindsey, (Lindsey Law Firm PC), Peachtree City, Winston Denmark, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Jonesboro, Emilia Walker, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Atlanta, John O'Neal, (Clayton County Boad of Commisioners), Jonesboro, Valorri Jones, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Jonesboro, Christa Freeman, (City of Atlanta Department of Law), Atlanta, Michael Huening, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Atlanta, Meredith Germain, (Turner Ross Germain, LLC), Marietta, William Turner, (Turner & Ross, LLC), Marietta, Daniel Lee, (Attorney For The City of Sandy Springs), Sandy Springs, Matthew Weiss, (Freeman Mathis & Gary), Atlanta, Brad Bowman, Decatur, Chad Alexis, (Dekalb County Law Department), Decatur, Ernest Bennett, (Carothers & Mitchell, LLC), Buford, Richard Carothers, (Attorney at Law), Buford, David Davidson, Robert Hulsey, (Attorney at Law), Roswell, Lajuana Ransaw, Andrew Welch, Priya Patel, (Smith Welch Webb & White, LLC), McDonough, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1898

    Taxpayers Stated Class Action Claim Under Tax Refund Statute For Allegedly Illegal Assessments

  • Morris v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-17
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Melton
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Walter Donnelly, (Western Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Matthew David O'Brien, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Brian Vance Patterson, (Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: S20A1218

    Evidence Did Not Support Defendant's Claim He Repeatedly Shot Victim With Assault Rifle in Self-Defense

  • Lemontree Properties, LLC v. Samples et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-03
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Wayne Melnick, Wesley Jackson, (Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: David Lockhart, Benjamin Bradford, (Benjamin T. Bradford, P.C.), LaFayette, for appellee. Scott DeLay, (The Cowan Law Firm, LLC), Dalton, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1493

    Out-of-Possession Landlord Lacking Knowledge of Dog's Vicious Propensity Was Not Liable For Dog-Bite Injury

  • Tift Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. v. Geico General Insurance Company et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-23
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Insurance Law | Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Travis Hargrove, Abigail Miller, (The Finley Firm), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jason Hammer, Elizabeth Lowrey, Erica Parsons, Samuel Sabulis, (Lueder Larkin & Hunter, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Chip Morris, (Morris Law Firm), Tifton, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1266

    Promissory Estoppel Did Not Preclude Hospital From Enforcing Lien After Insurers Paid Entire Settlement Amounts to Patient

  • New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC et al. v. Georgia Department of Revenue et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-10-27
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry: Consumer Products
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bryan Vroon, (Law Offices of Bryan A. Vroon, LLC), Atlanta, Margaret Wilson, (Wilson Law Group LLC), Princeton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Samuel Olens, Alex Sponseller, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Nancy Gallagher, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A2003

    Per an adopted Georgia Supreme Court opinion, a dealer has standing to seek refunds of certain sales and use taxes it collected from consumers

  • Hahn v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-08-11
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Betsey Tate, (Georgia Public Defender Council - Office of the Appellate Defender), Americus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joseph Mulholland, Christopher Quinn, (Assistant District Attorney), Bainbridge, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0582

    Child Molestation Defendant Was Not Prejudiced by Other-Acts Evidence of Possession of Child Pornography

  • Priester v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-08-04
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David T. Lock, (David T. Lock, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Alex Martin Bernick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Margaret Ellen Heap, Noah Jared Abrams, (Office of the District Attorney Eastern Judicial Circuit), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: S20A0444

    Aggravated Battery Offenses Merged Into Greater Offenses of Attempted Murder

  • New Cingular Wireless PCS LLC et al. v. Department of Revenue et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-06-12
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Tax | Telecommunications
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Boggs
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bryan Anthony Vroon, (Law Offices of Bryan A. Vroon LLC), Atlanta, Margaret C. Wilson, (Wilson Law Group, LLC), Princeton, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Wright Banks, Jr., Alex Fredrick Sponseller, Christopher M. Carr, John Scott Forbes, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19G0802

    Telecom Had Representational Standing to Seek Tax Refunds on Behalf of Customers Retrospectively