Pursley Friese Torgrimson Welcomes Jeff Haymore to Firm’s Zoning and Land Use Practice

 Pursley Friese Torgrimson is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Jeff Haymore to the firm’s growing zoning and land use practice. Haymore was previously an attorney with the City of Atlanta and brings more than 13 years of experience litigating zoning and land use matters in the city’s legal department. Read more...

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Christian Torgrimson Named to Real Estate Forum’s 2018 Women of Influence

Managing partner Christian Torgrimson is selected as one of Real Estate Forum’s 2018 Women of Influence. In its 25th year, Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence highlights women in the commercial real estate industry who have significantly influenced the market or had outstanding successes.   Torgrimson is passionate about protecting her clients’ property rights and ensuring they receive the just and adequate compensation that is guaranteed to them by the Constitution when the government condemns private property for a public project. In addition to advocating on behalf of her clients, she mentors young lawyers and devotes time to give back to  the community. Read more in the September 2018 issue of Real Estate Forum...

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Pursley Friese Torgrimson Serves the Atlanta Community at Nicholas House

Members of the Pursley Friese Torgrimson team recently came together to serve the Atlanta community at Nicholas House, a nonprofit agency that assists homeless families making the transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. The firm served up a hot meal for the families and enjoyed the opportunity to talk with each family. We are grateful to be able to lend our support and time to people who need it most and look forward to servicing more members of the community in the...

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Stephanie Friese Discusses Working Parents in Daily Report

In an article published on August 15, 2018 by the Daily Report, founding and managing partner Stephanie Friese shares how Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s “bring your child to work every day” policy directly addresses family-related stress. The firm encourages all employees—male or female, attorney or staff—to bring their children to work every day, where a shared nanny cares for the children in a dedicated space just steps away from employees’ offices. “This policy empowers our employees to both build a successful career and stay connected with family, and we are able to deliver superior legal work as result,” Friese said. Subscribers may view the article...

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Julie Sellers Discusses Strategic Methods to Navigate Zoning for Self-Storage Facilities

In an article published in the September 2018 issue of Inside Self-Storage, partner Julie Sellers offers tactical guidance for self-storage facility owners and developers to successfully navigate the demanding zoning approval process. Owners and builders can renew their strategic approach with local governments and neighbors who may oppose storage uses. “By paying attention to zoning-code interpretation, design and education, they can successfully navigate the maze of challenges and deliver new facilities to the market,” Sellers advised. Read more...

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Stephanie Friese Profiled in Daily Report

On June 28, 2018, managing partner Stephanie Friese was recognized as a Best Mentor for a small law firm by the Daily Report. The award is part of the 2018 Georgia Legal Awards, the publication’s annual recognition of professional excellence in the legal community. Friese is recognized for her inspirational leadership and commitment to providing honest, constructive feedback and mentorship to help young lawyers develop their own successful practices. Subscribers may view the article...

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