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Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis client the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority approved payment-in-lieu-of-tax plans for Stemco Brake Products Group and Syntec Industries.

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J. Anderson Davis, Municipality/Local Government

The firm represented a biofuel distribution company and its owner in federal court in a multi-million dollar breach of contract and breach of guaranty dispute. Judge Harold Murphy granted summary judgment in favor of the owner holding that the debt he guaranteed had been satisfied. On May 9, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Mark M. J. Webb, Robert M. Brinson, general, Summary Judgement

Norman Fletcher, Bob Brinson, and Lee Carter recently filed an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court of Georgia on behalf of the Georgia Bankers Association in Reliance Trust Co. v. Candler, et al., Supreme Court Case No. S12C1390—a pivotal trust case that challenges the appropriate standard for those trustees that are granted sole or absolute ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Robert M. Brinson, business

On June 3, 2013, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled unanimously against a challenge to the use of school taxes used by the City of Atlanta to fund redevelopment projects. The decision found that challenges brought by John Sherman of the Fulton County Taxpayers Foundation to halt the spending of the school tax revenue “lack merit.” The case ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Education

Tom Richardson was recently selected to serve a two-year term on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District’s inaugural Bench and Bar Committee. The Bench and Bar Committee was created to promote communication about Court procedures, filings, and other issues, and to assist both the Court and the bar in creating a more efficient ... read more

Attorneys

Thomas D. Richardson

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

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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