923 ABA Journal Georgia articles.
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump filed a motion Monday arguing that a special purpose grand jury investigating possible election interference in Georgia was created under statutes that are unconstitutionally vague, inviting “arbitrary, amorphous enforcement.”
Mar 22, 2023 8:37 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., found a Georgia criminal defense lawyer guilty of several charges Monday for entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and pounding on doors with other rioters before making it to outside the office of Nancy Pelosi, then the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mar 21, 2023 9:21 AM CDT
Two proposed class actions filed against Smith, Gambrell & Russell last week allege that the law firm failed to safeguard clients' private information and waited too long to disclose a hack of its cloud-based database.
Mar 13, 2023 12:47 PM CDT
A former managing partner convicted in 2018 for stealing more than $26 million from his law firm and closing business has given up his Georgia law license.
Mar 8, 2023 12:05 PM CST
A lawyer with the Southern Poverty Law Center who was accused of being one of 23 “agitators” during an Atlanta demonstration was actually a legal observer, according to the group and his defense lawyer.
Mar 8, 2023 9:14 AM CST
A group called Lawyers Defending American Democracy is asking ethics officials to investigate the lawyer who originally represented Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide who testified before the Jan. 6, 2021, committee about events regarding the U.S. Capitol attack.
Mar 6, 2023 3:51 PM CST
A special grand jury investigating interference in the 2020 presidential election in Georgia concluded that some witnesses may have lied under oath during their testimony, according to parts of its report released Thursday.
Feb 16, 2023 10:59 AM CST
Legal industry adds 2,400 jobs
The legal services sector added 2,400 jobs in January, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted figures released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.…
Feb 3, 2023 3:09 PM CST
A judicial ethics panel is recommending removal of a suspended Georgia appeals judge for exploiting an elderly client before joining the bench and using campaign cash when he was a state legislator to pay for personal expenses, including a family trip to Hawaii.
Jan 31, 2023 3:35 PM CST
Atlanta-based Smith, Gambrell & Russell and Chicago-based Freeborn & Peters have announced that they will combine in a merger effective March 1.
Jan 25, 2023 9:07 AM CST
A juror who skipped a return court appearance to be considered as a juror in the trial of rapper Young Thug has been ordered to write a 30-page essay focusing on the history of jury service in Georgia.
Jan 18, 2023 9:11 AM CST
The Georgia prosecutor who will make the decision on whether to seek charges against former President Donald Trump or his allies is 51-year-old Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis, a former homicide prosecutor who now has a penchant for using the state’s broad racketeering law.
Jan 10, 2023 12:50 PM CST
Updated: Three lawyers and a law professor figure prominently in criminal referrals of former President Donald Trump issued Monday by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack.
Dec 19, 2022 4:06 PM CST
A lawyer who practiced family law in Lawrenceville, Georgia, was found dead with gunshot wounds Wednesday by emergency personnel responding to a fire at his office.
Dec 9, 2022 9:54 AM CST
Georgia has climbed to the top spot in a ranking of “judicial hellholes” by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
Dec 7, 2022 2:22 PM CST
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