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    Help Wanted on Georgia Supreme Court

    June 18, 2018

    In addition to Chief Justice Harris Hines' retirement, the high court is expecting another vacancy upon U.S. Senate Confirmation of Justice Britt Grant, nominated by President Donald Trump to fill a spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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    Ga. Supreme Court Disbars 1, Reinstates 1

    June 18, 2018

    The Supreme Court of Georgia reinstated one attorney Friday and disbarred another one Monday.

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    Judge Corks College Park's Airport Booze Tax Suit Against Clayton County

    June 18, 2018

    Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk ruled that sovereign immunity protects Clayton County from claims that it improperly withholds tax collections from College Park.

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    Attorney Charged With False Imprisonment After Security Gate Blocked Police

    June 14, 2018

    Atlanta police detectives were looking for the suspect driver of a pickup truck who had rolled through neighborhood lawns when they showed up at the home of two Atlanta attorneys.

  • Drumm, In His Capacity As City Manager For The City Of Brunswick et al. v. George et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-13
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Contractual Disputes | Employment Litigation
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick O'Connor, Patricia Paul (Oliver Maner LLP), Savannah; Brian Corry (Williams Litigation Group), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Adrienne Browning (Adrienne Browning, Attorney At Law, PC.), Brunswick, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0691

    Police Officers Could Not Sue City For Alleged Failure to Pay Promised Wage Increase In Absence of Valid Written Contract

  • Department Of Transportation v. Jones

    Publication Date: 2018-06-12
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Personal Injury
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Kathleen Pacious (Deputy Attorney General), Atlanta; Loretta Pinkston-Pope (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta; Melissa Tracy (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta; Kristine Hayter (Office of the Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Lanham, Clark McGehee (Johnson & Ward), Atlanta; Malcolm Sullivan (Attorney at Law), Forsyth, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0096

    Tort Suit Against State Agency Barred For Failure of Claimant to Comply With Statutory Ante Litem Notice Requirements

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    Who's Repping Chris Carr and Charlie Bailey, Georgia's AG Candidates?

    June 12, 2018

    Over the past 18 months or so, Republican Attorney General Chris Carr has turned to a couple of high-powered political law firms for campaign-related legal work. In contrast, Democratic opponent Charlie Bailey has eschewed outside legal help, relying instead on his campaign general consultant and counsel, the Daily Report learned by examining publicly available campaign expenditure reports.

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    Meet the GC at GDOT, Matthew Cline

    June 11, 2018

    Cline, the top lawyer at the agency charged with overseeing state routes, bridges and interstate highways throughout Georgia, talked with the Daily Report about his daily routines, which firms he uses for outside counsel and what he does when he's not in the office.

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    City of Atlanta Sued Over Dilapidated Sidewalks

    June 11, 2018

    Lawyers for three Atlanta residents who rely on wheelchairs to get around say the City of Atlanta has violated the terms of a 2009 settlement with the Justice Department that required the city to repair deteriorating sidewalks.

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    AG Names 'Lawyers for Carr' Campaign Group

    June 08, 2018

    Carr's opponent in the General Election will be Charlie Bailey, 35, a former Fulton County gang prosecutor