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Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis spoke at the Georgia Municipal Association Mayors’ Day mid-year program about current opioid litigation. Municipalities throughout the state are concerned over the opioid crisis and its impact on healthcare services, mental health services and the courts. Davis, who is heading a class action lawsuit on behalf ... read more

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William R. Richardson has been named a partner with Brinson Askew Berry, a leading Northwest Georgia-based law firm practicing regionally and throughout the state. Richardson, who joined the firm as an associate in 2015, focuses his legal practice on corporate and business transactions, commercial real estate, and other finance areas. He also represents ... read more

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Our partner Mark M. J. Webb retired on Dec. 31 from Brinson Askew Berry after nearly 30 years with the firm. Webb specialized in civil litigation and successfully tried numerous cases representing both individuals and businesses. He has also assisted in successfully defending several class action suits and has authored many winning appellate briefs. He is ... read more

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After a long law career in northwest Georgia, Frank M. Jones retired from Brinson Askew Berry on Dec. 31. The Canton native had practiced law in the area since the early 1970s. Jones’ practice included domestic relations, plaintiff’s personal injury, property and condemnation law. He also served as attorney for Floyd County (1977-83). Jones ... read more

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Brinson Askew Berry’s legal team recently provided legal counsel and services in a complex multi-million-dollar financing of an affordable housing development in Gainesville, Ga. Our firm’s Public and Affordable Housing section is a highly technical and specialized area of the law practiced by very few other firms in Georgia. In Gainesville, ... read more

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The Cave Spring City Council is gearing up for a referendum to allow liquor sales within the city limits, the Rome News-Tribune reported. Brinson Askew Berry partner and Cave Spring City Attorney Frank Beacham was asked by the city council to prepare and ordinance that would go into effect if voters approve the initiative. Downtown Development Authority ... read more

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An Oct. 30 Rome News-Tribune article highlighted drug overdose crisis being fought by leaders Rome and Floyd County. The newspapers said that Rome police reportedly saved two residents from opioid overdoses over the weekend by administering the NARCAN nasal spray they now routinely carry. Between 2012 and 2016, 68 people in Floyd County died of overdoses, ... read more

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Brinson Askew Berry attorney William Richardson attended the 2018 American Bar Association Affordable Housing Fall Boot Camp on Oct. 4-5 in Boston. The conference was comprised of a combination of workshops, panels, and simulations that focused on the core and emerging areas in affordable housing and community development law, including sessions on topics ... read more

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Opioid litigation has been authorized by the Marietta City Council, according to a recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution article. The city has retained Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis for the opioid litigation. Davis is one of the attorneys spearheading the lawsuit. Mayor Steve Tumlin and the City Council now may pursue legal action against opioid ... read more

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Brinson Askew Berry team of Andy Davis, Sam Lucas and Frank Beacham earned a win in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals for the City of Calhoun in a case challenging the city’s Standing Bail Order policy for misdemeanors. The federal appeals court upheld Calhoun's policy on bail for misdemeanor offenses which clears the way for resolution of a lawsuit ... read more

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