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Archive: 2015

Ellis Moderates ABA Panel

Posted December 24, 2015 in News

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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Colette Closes $2.3 Million Land Transaction

Posted October 28, 2015 in News

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.

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Firm Receives Successful Verdict in Notorious Plaintiff's Venue

Posted October 28, 2015 in News
In mid-September, Ian Hall assisted a firm partner to defend a Columbus, GA chiropractor in a challenging wrongful death trial that lasted seven days in Muscogee County, generally thought of as one of the state's more liberal plaintiff venues.  The plaintiffs alleged negligence in the performance of a cervical manipulation on the decedent causing a vertebral artery dissection.  It was further claimed that this injury caused a stroke and the decedent’s eventual death three weeks later. 

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Owen Gleaton Named to "Top Ranked Law Firms"

Posted June 18, 2015 in News
Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP, has been chosen by Martindale-Hubbell for inclusion in its 2015 list of “Top Ranked Law Firms” in America.  The list includes only firms in the United States with 10 or more attorneys whose ranks include at least one-third AV Preeminent® rated attorneys.  

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Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial

Posted June 8, 2015 in News

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.

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