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Brinson Askew Berry celebrated the retirement of our friend and long-time colleague John Bennett this week. For 30 years he served as City Manager, and we served by his side as City Attorney. Thanks John - you will be missed!

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Partners King Askew, Stewart Duggan, and David Brearley secured an important school-law ruling on behalf of the Floyd County Board of Education on June 17, 2014, which order reversed the decision of the State Board of Education (SBOE) and upheld the decision of the local board of education in a personnel matter.  

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C. King Askew, David M. Brearley, I. Stewart Duggan, Education

 Brinson Askew Berry is excited to be a sponsor of the celebration of former First Lady and Rome native Ellen Axson Wilson.

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business

 Bob Berry has been elected chairman of Greater Community Bank, formerly Greater Rome Bank. 

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C. King Askew, Robert L. Berry, Wright W. Smith, general

Brinson Askew Berry partner Stewart Duggan spoke at the 2014 Fair Housing Symposium hosted by the Appalachian Housing and Redevelopment Corporation of Rome April 30.

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I. Stewart Duggan, Public/Affordable Housing

Partners Andy Davis, Sam Lucas, and Lee Carter secured an important ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals on March 6th, which provides parent holding companies significant protection from lawsuits involving subsidiaries that the parent does not control.

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J. Anderson Davis, Lee B. Carter, Samuel L. Lucas, business, Business Litigation

Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, Sam Lucas and Hon. Normal Fletcher won their appeal on behalf of a former sandblaster diagnosed with silicosis. 

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Samuel L. Lucas, A. Franklin Beacham III, Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Products Liability Litigation, Appellate Litigation, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation

Bob Brinson, King Askew, Bob Berry and Andy Davis have been named Georgia Super Lawyers for 2014.

 

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C. King Askew, J. Anderson Davis, Robert L. Berry, Robert M. Brinson, general

Brinson Askew Berry's Andy Davis, Frank Beacham and Alix Warren successfully defended the City of LaFayette in a claim of negligence for a sewer backup.  The trial court entered judgment in favor of the City, and the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the decision.

 

 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Alison S. Warren, J. Anderson Davis, Municipality/Local Government, Municipal

Andy Davis, partner at Brinson Askew Berry and Rome city attorney, spoke at the naturalization ceremony for 52 candidates for U.S. citizenship.

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J. Anderson Davis, Municipal, Municipality/Local Government