• Daily Report Online | News

    UPDATED LIST: Atlanta Firms Go Remote During Coronavirus Crisis

    March 23, 2020

    A look at Atlanta law firms' remote work arrangements and operations during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Daily Report Online | News

    More Atlanta Firms Escalate to Mandatory Remote Operations

    March 23, 2020

    Many firms are shifting to mandatory remote operations this week for all but essential personnel—and Gray Rust finds that remote work hasn't dampened productivity.

  • The Recorder | News

    Rider Claims Uber Didn't Take Her Claims of Assault by Female Driver Seriously

    February 7, 2020

    Lawyers for a Georgia woman who claims her female Uber driver sexually assaulted her say the company is shirking the promises it made in its December safety report.

  • In the Matter of Carla Burton Gaines.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-07
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jenny K. Mittelman, Paula J. Frederick, William Dallas NeSmith, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Carla Burton Gaines, (Law Firm of Gaines and Associates PC), Atlanta, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Trishanda L. Treadwell, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: S19Y1471

    Disbarment Appropriate Sanction For Attorney Who Stole Money, Acted Dishonestly, and Defaulted in Disciplinary Proceeding

  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc. et al. v. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Forsyth County, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-11-27
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Robert Rozier, (Baker & Hostetler LLP), Atlanta, Michael McConnell, Laura Gura, (Jones Day), for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Threlkeld, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Rachel King, (Georgia Department of Community Health), Atlanta, Monica Sullivan, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1029

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Appeal by Georgia Department of Community Health after the Department Failed to File Transcripts as Part of Appellate Record

  • In the Matter of Anthony Eugene Cheatham.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-06
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jenny K. Mittelman, Paula J. Frederick, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Anthony Eugene Cheatham, Acworth, for appellee. Trishanda L. Treadwell, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP), Atlanta, Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: S19Y0155

    Court Orders Disbarment of Attorney Who Used Client Funds for Real Estate Purchase for Personal Use

  • Daily Report Online | Commentary

    The Patriot: Remembering US District Judge William C. O'Kelley

    January 22, 2018

    Judge O'Kelley displayed artistic interpretations of the Constitutional Convention in his Atlanta chambers, and he regularly quizzed his law clerks on the names of the Georgia patriots who signed the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.

  • Women's Surgical Center, LLC et al. v. Berry et al.

    Publication Date: 2017-11-03
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Health Care Law
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Justice Melton
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Glenn A. Delk (Lightmas & Delk), Atlanta; James M Manley, Veronica Thorson (Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation at the Goldwater Institute), Phoenix, for appellant.
    for defendant: Isaac Byrd, Daniel Stephen Walsh, Forrest Geoffrey Pearce, Monica Anne Sullivan, Christopher M. Carr (Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellee. Anne Ware Lewis (Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP), Atlanta; Jeffrey W. McCoy (Pacific Legal Foundation), Sacramento, for amicus appellant. John Hinton Parker Jr., J. Marbury Rainer (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta; Yasha Heidari (Heidari Power Law Group, LLC), Atlanta, for amicus appellee.

    Case Number: S17A1317

    The trial court properly denied Department of Community Health's motion to dismiss hospital's action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief in an effort to have Georgia's applicable certificate of need law and the regulations authorizing it declared unconstitutional because hospital was not required to exhaust its administrative remedies before filing the action and the trial court also properly granted summary judgment to the Department on hospital's constitutional challenges to O.C.G.A. 31-6-40 subsection (a) (7) (C).

  • Daily Report Online

    Firm for Franchisors Launches in Decatur—and Other 'On the Move' News

    July 14, 2017

    Annie Caiola, partnering with bankruptcy lawyer Elizabeth Rose, has left Decatur firm Slotkin & Caiola to start a new boutique a few blocks away, Caiola & Rose, with a focus on serving franchisors.

  • Daily Report Online

    Weissman Partners Launch Community Association Firm—And Other 'On the Move' News

    October 5, 2016

    Two of the state's most-experienced community association lawyers, George Nowack Jr. and Julie Howard, have left real estate firm Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, to launch their own