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Municipal

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

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

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

Founding Partner of Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, Robert M. Brinson was 28 years old when Bruce Hamler, then City Manager for the City of Rome appointed Brinson as City Attorney. Bruce Hamler, after having witnessed Bob Brinson as an adversary against the City of Rome, said he was so impressed with Brinson that he wanted him ... read more

Attorneys

Robert M. Brinson, Municipal

Former Chief Justice Fletcher and Partner Andy Davis assisted Edward Tolley of Athens and Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig to successfully uphold the Newton county Impact Fee. The Newton County Homebuilders Association and the Homebuilders Association of Georgia sued Newton County in December 2005, alleging that the Newton County Impact Fee was ... read more

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J. Anderson Davis, Norman S. Fletcher, Municipal

By Alan Riquelmy, Rome News-Tribune Staff Writer Rome and several Georgia cities and counties got a win this week in a potential class action suit worth tens of millions of dollars against Internet travel Web sites. U.S. District Court Judge Harold Murphy denied a motion to dismiss from the Web sites, saying Rome has the right to sue for possible lost ... read more

Attorneys

Robert M. Brinson, Municipal