Georgia

Solos/Small Firms

Georgia state bar to launch lawyer incubator program

Judiciary

Appeals court chides judge who asked if domestic violence victim and defendant ‘get it on’

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog

Trials & Litigation

Found not guilty, murder defendant wins only a mistrial after jury is polled

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer is charged in federal drug case; judge appoints public defender

Law Firms

Law firm’s suit claims former partner violated deal to pay $200K if appeals court ruled against him

Public Defenders

Man spent 110 days in jail in ‘new’ case for which he’d already served his time

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer gets probation after judge noted disheveled appearance and ordered drug test

Legal Ethics

Former judge says ethics officials blindsided her with questions and secretly recorded the meeting

Careers

Lawyer with a ‘hoarder tendency’ opens antique store with law office in back

Criminal Justice

Why the Louisiana movie theater gunman was able to buy a gun

Copyright Law

Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful

Trials & Litigation

Ex-partner awarded $550K in law firm dispute loses appeal; firm says he now owes $200K

Trials & Litigation

Suit by former Glock general counsel claims outside lawyers, company founder tried to ruin him

Business of Law

Paid $650K in bonuses, 2 lawyers formed new firm and ‘wiped out’ senior lawyer, suit says

Business of Law

Once-mighty real estate boutique files for bankruptcy, a year after claimed $30M embezzlement

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transferred for gambling

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $2.2M to 2 workers who sued over DNA tests to ID ‘devious defecator’

Legal Ethics

Lawyers disqualified from suit after claims they schemed with client to make secret sex video

Criminal Justice

Murder charge is dropped against woman accused of buying drug online to end her pregnancy