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Archive: 2012

Joseph Colette Named a Top Employment Lawyer

Posted December 14, 2012 in News
Owen Gleaton associate Joseph Colette has been selected as one of the Top 40 Labor & Employment Lawyers Under 40 in the State of Georgia for 2013 by the Executive Committee of the American Society of Legal Advocates.

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Jones & Bingham Victorious at Georgia Supreme Court

Posted December 6, 2012 in News
W. Seaborn Jones and Derrick L. Bingham have successfully defended against a petition for certiorari for a governmental entity client who obtained summary judgment from the Court of Appeals.  In 2011, Jones and Bingham won a reversal of the trial court’s denial of a motion for summary judgment on sovereign immunity grounds on behalf of the client.  In an effort to overturn the appellate court, the opposing party petitioned the Supreme Court to review the case, but the high court has declined to do so.

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Meliski & Martin Obtain Dismissal During Trial

Posted November 27, 2012 in News
After two days of a weeklong trial, Mark Meliski and Rolfe Martin obtained a dismissal with prejudice for their clients, a neuroradiologist and his practice, in Cobb County State Court in front of Judge Carl Bowers. 

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Baker Selected for National Conference Panel

Posted November 27, 2012 in News

Owen Gleaton partner Rick Baker has been selected to present at the upcoming 2013 CLM Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.  Mr. Baker’s product liability panel, “What a Tangled Web We Weave When Dealing with a Party of Three,” is scheduled for Thursday, April 11, 2013. 

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Gleaton & Hinson Win Week-Long Trial

Posted September 5, 2012 in News
On August 20th, after over a week of trial, Frederick Gleaton and Shannon Shipley Hinson received a defense verdict in the Superior Court of Dougherty County for their client, a critical care physician practicing in Albany, Georgia. The case was previously tried in 2009 by previous counsel, resulting in a verdict for the plaintiff in the amount of $3 million. New trial was granted due to evidentiary issues int he first trial and the OGEJS lawyers were retained to re-try the case.

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