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Davis to take over for Brinson

Through his time as the appointed attorney for the city of Rome, Bob Brinson has been a constant in the ebb and flow of local government matters for nearly five decades. While he isn’t calling it a career quite yet, the founding partner of the law firm of Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP has turned over the city position to ... read more

Attorneys

Municipal, J. Anderson Davis, Robert M. Brinson

City will host NCCAA football, track and field championships

Barron Stadium will be the site of two national championship football games in 2013, with both the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) football titles being played in Rome this fall. The NCCAA national football championship game, known as the Victory Bowl, will be played Nov. ... read more

Attorneys

Robert L. Berry

Bob Brinson, King Askew, Bob Berry and Andy Davis were named Georgia Super Lawyers 2013. These attorneys were honored as “outstanding attorneys in Georgia, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations,” according to Super Lawyer Magazine. Both Askew and Berry have been selected for the Super Lawyer list every ... read more

Attorneys

Robert M. Brinson, general, News

Justice Norman Fletcher will address the Darlington School Rome Class of 2013 at Commencement on May 18. Fletcher, former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, is a member of Darlington’s Board of Trustees. He holds a B.A. and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia as well as a Master of Law from the University of Virginia. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Mercer University.

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Norman S. Fletcher, general, News

Brinson Askew Berry, the largest law firm in Northwest Georgia, has named Samuel L. Lucas a partner in the full-service firm.

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Samuel L. Lucas, business

On March 27, 2012, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of federal claims brought against two Georgia Game Wardens, the City of Chatsworth, Georgia, and three City of Chatsworth police officers. Andy Davis and Sam Lucas represented the City of Chatsworth, Georgia and its police officers in the action. In his complaint, the plaintiff ... read more

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J. Anderson Davis, Samuel L. Lucas, Municipal

Bob Berry and Lee Carter represented Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV), a financial services company with $27 billion in assets based in Columbus, Georgia, in a lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of Walker County concerning an alleged wrongful foreclosure. On behalf of Synovus Financial, Bob and Lee removed the case to the United States District Court ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Robert L. Berry, business

On September 30, 2011, the Superior Court of Dougherty County granted a new trial in favor of Defendants Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Thomas Ungarino, M.D. At trial, the plaintiff claimed that the defendants were liable for the alleged wrongful death of her mother and obtained a verdict of $3 million against both defendants. Along with trial counsel, ... read more

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Norman S. Fletcher, Robert M. Brinson, Samuel L. Lucas, Medical

According to Atlanta Magazine, Super Lawyers are outstanding attorneys in Georgia, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations." Only the top five (5) percent of the attorneys in Georgia are named as Super Lawyers.

Attorneys

Robert M. Brinson, general

Partner J. Anderson Davis and Associate Samuel L. Lucas successfully defended several City of Rome police officers in a civil rights case in the United States District Court, Rome Division. The trial lasted four days and a defense verdict was returned on May 26, 2010. See Jones v. City of Rome, et al, USDC, NDGa, Rome Division Case No. 4:08-CV-56-HLM.

Attorneys

J. Anderson Davis, Samuel L. Lucas, Municipal