Pursley, Robinson Help Hold Fulton County Accountable for Proper Exercise of Eminent Domain Power

Fulton County sought to take private commercial property using its power of eminent domain, but attempted to avoid its constitutional obligation to pay the fair market value as determined by a special master. PFT helped hold the county accountable to pay the land owner for taking the land. Watch 11Alive.com discuss the issue with Partner Charles Pursley and Attorney Angela...

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“Ethics and Professionalism in the Court Room”: Story to Present to the State Bar of Georgia

Attorney Elizabeth Story will speak on ethics and professionalism in the courtroom with a four judge panel at the State Bar of Georgia’s Eminent Domain Seminar on Feb. 26 in Atlanta. She recently spoke and moderated a session about best legal practices during GAWL’s Law Clerk Panel in Atlanta as part of the organization’s Lunch and Learn series. For more information about Elizabeth’s next talk, click...

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DailyReport Talks to PFT’s New Zoning Team; Dillard and Arnold to Discuss Zoning Issues at The Seminar Group

Read the DailyReport article about Doug Dillard, Julie Sellers, Jill Arnold and Dotty Duarte bringing their zoning/land use legal expertise to PFT. Also, join Doug at The Seminar Group in Atlanta on Feb. 26 for his presentation on Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. On March 3, Jill will present Land Use Law at the Seminar Group in...

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“Nuts and Bolts of Leases”: Owens to Present to the American Bar Association

Attorney Monica Owens will present to the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law/Leasing Group on Feb. 24 in Atlanta. Her presentation, “Nuts and Bolts of Leases: Enforcing the Lease, Default, Remedies, Eviction and Dispute Resolution,” shares the landlord’s side of lease enforcement. On April 29, Monica will present, “Reviewing and Negotiating a Commercial Lease Agreement,” at the American Bar...

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New Zoning/Land Use Practice; Dillard, Sellers, Arnold and Duarte Join PFT

PFT has expanded to include zoning and land use legal services! The firm’s new zoning and land use practice positions PFT as a single legal source for navigating all real property matters including condemnation/eminent domain, real estate litigation, transportation, leasing/acquisitions/dispositions and now zoning and land use for both commercial and residential clients. Meet PFT’s experienced zoning and land use legal team: Attorneys Doug...

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Charles Pursley and Angela Robinson win again in Dillard Land Investments, LLC case

Partner Charles Pursley and Associate Angela Robinson achieved another victory against Fulton County in the condemnation case, Fulton County v. Dillard Land Investments, LLC, this time in state court. Following the Georgia Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in favor of Dillard Land, Fulton County filed various motions to set aside, vacate and otherwise avoid paying compensation, which the state court denied and issued a judgment requiring...

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