OGEJS partner, Philippa Ellis, moderated a panel presentation entitled: "Becoming A Trusted Advisor for Product Manufacturers: The Insider's View" at the American Bar Association's Women of the Section of Litigation Conference in Chicago, Nov. 12, 2015.
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On August 20, 2015, Joseph Colette represented the State Properties Commission of the State of Georgia in closing the $2.3 million acquisition of a multi-acre commercial property in downtown Atlanta on behalf of the Department of Driver Services ("DDS"). Colette was appointed by Attorney General Samuel Olens as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Law of the State of Georgia.
A Cherokee County jury was able to put aside the fact a patient died following a relatively simple surgical procedure and returned a defense verdict after an eight day trial. Rolfe Martin and Mark Meliski successfully defended a general surgeon in this death case in which the decedent was a popular local law enforcement officer, military veteran and Sunday school teacher. The Plaintiff asked for damages of nearly $5 million after presenting a very sympathetic case.