Deal announces City of South Fulton and City of Stonecrest commissions

Written by Office of the Governor - Press Release | Dec 13, 2016 | News

Gov. Nathan Deal today named the Governor’s Commission on South Fulton and the Governor’s Commission on Stonecrest. The General Assembly passed HB 514 and SB 208 in the 2016 legislative session, which created referendums to establish the City of South Fulton and the City of Stonecrest. Following approval, the governor […]

Court of Appeals Affirms Largest Professional Malpractice Award in 2015

Written by Firm | Nov 15, 2016 | Results

Our firm represented a small business owner who was assessed with severe back taxes and penalties for a defined benefits plan drafted by defendants. Defendants continually assured our client that this defined benefits plan complied with the law, in particular the IRS tax code, and failed to correct the drafting […]

All About the Governor’ 13 Choices for New Supreme Court Justices

Written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker, Daily Report | Nov 8, 2016 | News

As the country votes for a new president after a bitter campaign that focused heavily on the power to fill an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court, Gov. Nathan Deal is about to fill three positions on the Georgia Supreme Court. The governor will soon appoint justices to fill two […]

Judge won’t block South Fulton residents from voting on cityhood

Written by Arielle Kass - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Oct 27, 2016 | News

A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a referendum to create the City of South Fulton can stay on the ballot, denying a request for a temporary restraining order that would have put a stop to the election. Eleanor Ross, a judge in Georgia’s Northern District, said John Davis, the […]

Robbins Firm Resolves Lawsuit for Information Technology Client

Written by Firm | Oct 20, 2016 | Results

We represented an IT provider in a complex and highly technical dispute regarding the rollout of a network and electronic recordkeeping system for an Atlanta-area dental practice.  The issue was whether the dental practice had the right to withhold payment from our client for the work performed due to certain […]

Roswell mayor sues his city, council over personal property renovation

Written by Geoffrey A. Cooper - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Oct 17, 2016 | News

  Roswell Mayor Jere Wood has been involved in lawsuits before, but this time he’s suing his own city.  Wood filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court last month against the city and council members over whether he’s allowed to renovate his property in the city’s historic district.  Earlier this […]

State Bar of Georgia Honors Robbins Firm Attorney for Successful Representation of Military Veteran

Written by Firm | Oct 14, 2016 | Results

Earlier this year, the Robbins Firm completed its successful representation of a United States Navy veteran before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims after the Veterans Administration denied his claim for benefits due as a result of his service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder.  In connection with that representation, the […]