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Settlement Ends Insurer’s Contract Dispute After $5.5M Arbitration Award

Written by Greg Land - Daily Report | Mar 30, 2019 | News

Attorney Richard Robbins said his client, Noble Systems, agreed to a “slightly discounted” settlement after he moved to enforce a $5.5 million arbitration award against Infinity Insurance and its parent, Kemper Corp. An insurer paid a  “slightly discounted” settlement after an arbitrator ordered it pay more than  $5.5 million to […]

Kemp’s JNC Seeks All Types of Applicants, but Some Question Panel’s Diversity

Written by Jonathan Ringel - Daily Report | Mar 14, 2019 | News

The 25-member Judicial Nominating Commission includes 13 white men, eight white women, two African-American men, one Asian woman and one Indian woman. As Gov. Brian Kemp’s new Judicial Nominating Commission gears up to recommend finalists for three  vacancies, some minority advocates argue the panel isn’t racially diverse enough.   Charles […]

Georgia Attorney Embroiled in Alleged $4M Bitcoin Fraud

Written by R. Robin McDonald - Fulton County Daily Report Online | Mar 14, 2019 | News

A federal judge has frozen multiple trust accounts of Georgia attorney Diana McDonald and ordered her to turn over a slew of financial records and communications. Judge Mike Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Northern District of Georgia (Photo: John Disney/ALM) A federal judge in Atlanta has issued a […]

Barnes Law Group Withdraws as Counsel for Republicans in Voting Rights Case

Written by R. Robin McDonald - Fulton County Daily Report | Feb 19, 2019 | News

Former Democratic Gov. Roy Barnes and partner John Salter have quietly withdrawn from a federal voting rights case where for 15 months they defended Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, then secretary of state, in a fight over whether a judge should force the state to return to paper ballots before the […]

The Jolt: Brian Kemp named a high-clout judicial commission. Here’s the law firm that won

Written by Jim Galloway, Greg Bluestein, & Tamar Hallerman - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Feb 8, 2019 | News

On Thursday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced his selected 25 attorneys who will make up one of the most influential bodies under his oversight — the Judicial Nominating Commission, which builds short lists for vacancies on court benches throughout the state. It’s fair to say that the Robbins Firm, former home […]

Secretary of State Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Fair Fight Lawsuit

Written by R. Robin McDonald - Daily Report Online | Jan 30, 2019 | News

Attorneys for Georgia’s new secretary of state have asked a federal judge to dismiss a sweeping lawsuit demanding large-scale reforms of the state’s election system, claiming the secretary doesn’t implement state election laws. But testimony by the secretary of state’s director for the Center for Elections Systems during a recent […]

Judge asked to dismiss lawsuit over Georgia election irregularities

Written by Mark Niesse - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jan 29, 2019 | News

Georgia election officials are asking a federal judge to throw out a far-reaching lawsuit over voting problems. The court filing by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says isolated issues during November’s election don’t indicate a need for broad federal intervention. The lawsuit alleged that voter registrations were purged, absentee ballots were canceled, precincts were closed […]

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