Category: News

Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission chief headed for private practice

Written by Bill Rankin | Jan 18, 2023 | News

NEWS Chuck Boring has led JQC since December 2019  The state’s judicial watchdog agency is looking for a new director to oversee its operations. Chuck Boring, who has been the Judicial Qualifications Commission’s director since December 2019, is stepping down to join the Atlanta law firm Robbins Alloy Belinfante Littlefield. […]

11th Circ. Vacates Poll Book Ruling In Ga. Election Case

Written by Law 360 Carolyn Bolado | Oct 7, 2022 | News

  Listen to article Law360 (October 5, 2022, 7:19 PM EDT) — The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday vacated a ruling requiring the state of Georgia to print paper poll book backups after early voting has concluded, finding that the state’s current procedures do not “severely burden the right to vote,” so […]

Ga. Election Law Doesn’t Violate Voter Rights, Judge Finds

Written by Kelcey Caulder | Oct 5, 2022 | News

 Listen to article Law360 (October 3, 2022, 8:55 PM EDT) — A Georgia federal judge has ruled against Fair Fight Action Inc., the voting rights group started by the Democratic nominee for governor, Stacey Abrams, finding that the state’s election law does not violate voters’ constitutional rights. U.S. District Judge […]

Auto Parts Co. Fights $21M Damages Bid In Fatal Defect Case

Written by Law 360 Rosie Manins | Sep 8, 2022 | News

Law360, Atlanta (September 7, 2022, 10:13 PM EDT) — An auto parts maker on the hook for $113.5 million in a Georgia widow’s product liability and wrongful death case told an Atlanta federal judge Wednesday that the woman’s request for an additional $21 million in damages, attorney fees and litigation […]

Ga. High Court Revives Proskauer Tax Malpractice Case

Written by Andrew Stickler | Sep 8, 2022 | News

Despite widespread media coverage years ago of shady tax shelters and BigLaw firms, Proskauer Rose LLP didn’t show that investors who relied on the firm’s tax opinion long before filing suit were “specifically aware” of those issues, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, breathing life into the closely watched malpractice case. A […]

Leadership DeKalb names members of Class of 2023

Written by  Kelly Yamanouchi - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Aug 15, 2022 | News

By Kelly Yamanouchi, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Aug 12, 2022 Leadership DeKalb announced the selection of members for its Class of 2023, a group of people drawn from sectors including education, government, healthcare, legal, nonprofit, public safety and private industry. Founded in 1986, Leadership DeKalb is a nonprofit that aims to enhance leadership skills […]