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After 30 years of serving as the Chancellor of the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church – the legal advisor to the Bishop and the Annual Conference – Warren Plowden, currently of counsel at Jones Cork, is passing the gavel. Jones Cork Partner, Cater C. Thompson, who has served since 2015 as Associate…
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During the current Coronavirus Emergency, effective Monday, March 23, 2020 until further notice, the firm’s lobby and telephone switchboard operational hours have been reduced to 9:00 am until 5:00 pm (except during lunchtime from noon until 12:30 pm), and will be active Monday through Thursday only. At Jones Cork, we are dedicated to meeting our…
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Jones Cork Partner Collier W. McKenzie was recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers for the second year in a row in its 2020 list of Georgia Rising Stars in the area of Business Litigation. Jones Cork Partner Renee S. Rainey was also recognized as a 2020 Georgia Rising Star in the area of Schools & Education…
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As the 2019 Holiday season approaches, we can all take time to help the less fortunate in Middle Georgia.  Kids Yule Love is a local charity that has been providing families in need with a bit of Christmas magic since 1986. Kid’s Yule Love’s mission is to provide toys, gifts and bibles to the less…
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At its November 15, 2019 meeting, the Macon Bar Association recognized its members who had been in practice for 50 years.  This included W. Warren Plowden, Jr., of counsel to Jones Cork, LLP, shown on the left in the accompanying photograph.  Warren joined the firm in 1971 after serving as a law clerk to Judge…
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On October 18, 2019, Wesleyan College recognized Warren Plowden for his 45 years of outstanding legal service as Wesleyan’s College Attorney.  Wesleyan is a private, liberal arts women’s college located in Macon, and is the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Warren, who is presently of counsel with Jones Cork,…
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Jones Cork LLP senior partner Robert C. Norman has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication by Best Lawyers®.  Selected in the practice areas of Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, this is Bob’s 10th consecutive year to be…
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Jones Cork LLP is pleased to announce that its partner Steve L. Wilson was named the Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Macon, Georgia, in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Wilson also received this recognition in 2014, 2016, and 2018.   This publication by Best Lawyers® compiles its lists…
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The Court of Appeals awarded summary judgment for Jones Cork, LLP’s client contractor where a subcontractor’s employee did not produce evidence of liability.  Callie Bryan and Barret Kirbo represented the contractor who was sued by the plaintiff over injuries sustained in a fall from an allegedly defective ladder. The trial court denied the contractor’s summary…
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Jones Cork, LLP is pleased to announce that its client, the Bibb County School District, was awarded a judgment against former superintendent Romain Dallemand in the amount of $47,506,992.72 for violations of federal and state racketeering charges; breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; and rescission of Dallemand’s February 2013 Severance Agreement.   Tom Joyce,…
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