• Daily Report Online

    In Memoriam: David E. Jones

    June 22, 2018

    David was a force to be reckoned with—both in his practice and on the race course.

  • Daily Report Online

    In Recess: Everetts Music Barn Is Haven for Lawyer-Musicians

    June 22, 2018

    Saturday nights at the Suwanee bluegrass music venue are a tradition.

  • Daily Report Online

    Georgia Legal Community Mourns Loss of Lane Young

    June 22, 2018

    Lane Young was the consummate gentleman and a model of professionalism for all lawyers to follow, writes the State Bar of Georgia president.

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    Appeals Court Nixes Libel Claims Against Lawyer Who Posted Article About Lawsuit

    June 22, 2018

    The Court of Appeals Georgia's anti-SLAPP suit protects attorney Michael Neff from a defamation suit filed by a young driver he sued after she was accused using Snapchat's Speed Filter to take a selfie just before she hit another car.

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    Georgia PATENTS, Ballard Spahr Win Patent Pro Bono Honors

    June 22, 2018

    Georgia lawyers stood out again for their pro bono intellectual property work.

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    Judge Strikes Defenses in Botched Circumcision Case

    June 22, 2018

    Clayton County State Court Judge Shalonda Jones-Parker wrote that a doctor and nurse at a Riverdale pediatric clinic had a duty to preserve tissue accidentally sliced from an infant's penis.

  • The State v. Cain

    Publication Date: 2018-06-22
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Maria Lugue (Solicitor General), Brunswick; E. Ramsey (Attorney at Law), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alan Tucker (Alan David Tucker ESQ. P.C.), Brunswick, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0750

    Failure of Police to Retrieve and Preserve Video Documenting DUI Traffic Stop Did Not Deprive Defendant of Due Process

  • Rounsaville v. State of Georgia

    Publication Date: 2018-06-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: C. Connelly, Jeffrey Connelly (Cook & Connelly LLC), Summerville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Herbert Franklin (District Attorney), Lafayette; Clayton Fuller (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney), Lafayette, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0656

    Prosecution Failed to Satisfy Statutory Mandates for Scheduling Criminal Forfeiture Trials

  • In The Interest of A. B. et al., children.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-22
    Practice Area: Evidence | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Abdulhakim Saadiq (Saadiq & Associates LLC), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Penny Hannah (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta; Shalen Nelson (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Margaret Riley (Fulton County Office of the Child Attorney), Atlanta; Steven Lindenblatt, Atlanta; Reginald Williams (Renaissance Events Inc.), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0388

    Termination of Parental Rights Lacked Supprt of Testimony As to Potential Harm to Children

  • 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.