• In The Interest of: K. S., a child.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A16A2213

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Granting State's Motion to Transfer Case Against Car Thief from Juvenile Court to Superior Court and Rejects Range of Additional Challenges by Defendant

  • Carcamo v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-01-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Justin Maines, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Margaret Heap, Emily Puhala, (Assistant District Attorney), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0529

    Court affirms convictions and sentence for rape

  • Murphy v. O'Keefe

    Publication Date: 2019-01-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Fulcher, (Attorney at Law), Jasper, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kristen O'Keefe, (NGMCN c/o Elaine Cannon), Blue Ridge, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1888

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order Granting Protective Order on Basis That Behavior Supporting Order was Merely Uncomfortable Yet Not Threatening

  • Division Six Sports, Inc. v. Hire Dynamics, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-01-18
    Practice Area: Contracts
    Industry: Recruitment and Staffing
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Dolinsky, (Law Offices of David R. Dolinsky), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gregory Taube, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarbrough, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A2105

    Court Reverses Order Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of Staffing Agency That Sought to Bring Suit Under Agreement That May Not Have Been Ratified by Contracting Warehouser

  • Jackson v. Brown

    Publication Date: 2019-01-11
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Fred White, (Fred White, Lawyer), Loganville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Aaron Thomas, (Aaron Thomas Law, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A2097

    Court Vacates Order of Attorney's Fees and Costs Due to Trial Court's Failure to Identify Proper Basis for Award

  • Love et al. v. Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-18
    Practice Area: Real Estate
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Wayne Kendall, (Wayne B. Kendall P.C.), Fayetteville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kimberly Alexander, (Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, Bright from the Start), Atlanta, Cheryl Ringer, Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Kaye Burwell, (Office of The Fulton County Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1778

    Board of Tax Assessors has broad discretion to direct its own operations, but individual Board members have no sovereign immunity against claims for prospective relief.

  • D. J. Powers Company, Inc. v. Peachtree Playthings, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-07
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nicholas Laybourn, Savannah, Michelle Mejia, Arthur Purcell, (Sandler, Travis, & Rosenberg, P.A.), Chicago, New York, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert D'Cruz, (Baker Hostetler), Atlanta, Shama Barday, (Onetrust LLC), Atlanta, Anthony Decinque, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1305

    No recovery of damages under tort theories when economic losses are governed by a contract

  • Holland v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gregory Willis, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: David Holmes, (Douglas County Solicitor General), Douglasville, Matthew Krull, (Solicitor-General), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1317

    Court Reverses Denial of Motion to Suppress Roadside Test Results Taken Under Allegedly Coercive Circumstances in DUI Case

  • Phillips v. Phillips

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Sanders, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Melinda Phillips, Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1193

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order to Divide Military Retirement Benefits Between Divorcees

  • Coates v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joshua Larkey, (Law Office of Joshua A. Larkey, Esq.), Fitzgerald, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Barnhill, Ian Sansot, (District Attorney's Office, Waycross Judicial Circuit), Waycross, Douglas, Lyons, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1098

    Court Adopts Opinion of Supreme Court and Orders Resentencing of Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearm Whose Counts Were Not Merged in Original Sentence