Due to the storms from Hurricane Zeta, our offices in downtown Rome have been without power, phone and Internet service since early Thursday morning. We hope to have power restored soon but apologize for any inconvenience in trying to reach our attorneys and legal staff.
Stewart Duggan and King Askew will be presenting at the 2015 Georgia School Board Association’s E. Freeman Leverett School Law Workshop in Atlanta on December 3, 2015, regarding their victory in the Gilda Day v. Floyd County Board of Education case, decided by the Georgia Court of Appeals on July 15, 2015.
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.
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