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Jones Cork LLP is pleased to announce that Cale Davis has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Cale’s practice will focus in the areas of business litigation, insurance defense, and personal injury litigation.  Cale received a BSA in Agribusiness from the University of Georgia in 2012, where he served as President of the Agricultural…
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Matt Shoemaker has joined Jones Cork, LLP after five years of practice in Atlanta with a well-known law firm.  Matt will work with clients on a wide range of general civil litigation matters, in both state and federal courts.  He received his B.A. from the University of Georgia in 2007, and his J.D. from Mercer…
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Jones Cork LLP is pleased to announce that 6 of the firm’s attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which attorneys are invited to rank the professional abilities of their colleagues…
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Collier W. McKenzie, a partner with Jones Cork LLP, is the current Chair of the Agriculture Law Section of the Georgia State Bar. Collier served as Program Co-Chair for the annual Agriculture Law Seminar at Mercer Law School on March 16, 2018 for the third year in a row. The program co-chairs put together another…
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Jones Cork LLP partner Eugene S. Hatcher, Jr. has been selected as a prime member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.  The ADTA invites only one defense trial attorney to be its prime member per one million population for each city, town or municipality.  An ADTA prime membership is a statement of the high…
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Effective September 7, 2017, the Supreme Court of Georgia has re-appointed Jones Cork, LLP partner Callie D. Bryan for a second three-year term to serve on the Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee.  The purpose of this Committee is to address the investigation and prosecution of those engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in…
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Jones Cork, LLP congratulates partner Jeffery O. Monroe on being appointed State Court Judge for Bibb County.  Governor Nathan Deal will administer the oath of office to Judge Monroe on August 22, 2017, in the House Chamber of the State Capitol.  We wish Judge Monroe well in his new career.
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In a workers’ compensation case defended by Jones Cork Partners Dee Sams and Callie Bryan, the Court of Appeals of Georgia recently affirmed the decisions below that denied the employee’s claim for benefits after he was injured in an automobile accident while traveling to a motel before beginning work at an out-of-state job site the…
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Cater Thompson has been named to SunTrust Bank, Middle Georgia’s advisory board. Thompson has been with Jones Cork since 1983 and has a general practice concentrated in the area of creditors’ rights, including bankruptcy and foreclosure, probate, business law, and public finance.
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Bob Norman has been selected to be included in the 2017 listing of Georgia “Super Lawyers”, in the practice area of Environmental Litigation. Bob has also been selected this year and in past years by The Best Lawyers of America in the Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation, and Environmental Law, practice areas. Bob’s…
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