Channel 2 News Interviews Partner Charles Pursley About New Falcons Stadium Land

The site where the new Falcons stadium will be built includes a small patch of gravel parking lot property. The owner does not want to hold up the plans to build the new stadium, but having owned this piece of land since 1902, simply wants just compensation for the best use of the property. If an agreement over price cannot be made, the state plans to turn to eminent domain to acquire the property. In its recent report, Channel 2 News interviewed Partner Charles Pursley, who not only is the prominent scholar in Georgia on Eminent Domain, but also represents the owner of this controversial piece of property. Click here to watch Charles’ interview and learn more about this...

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GAWL Foundation Honors Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson With Prestigious Award

Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson was awarded the GAWL Foundation Honorable Debra Bernes Volunteer Award for 2013 this Wednesday. Awarded in the memory of the Honorable Debra Bernes, this award recognizes a GAWL member who has a track record of exceptional service to the greater community through pro bono work and community service. After helping to establish the GAWL Foundation, Christian went on to serve two years as the GAWL Foundation’s founding president. She has now served more than 10 years as a member of GAWL’s executive board. Her leadership of the GAWL Foundation over the past decade, and GAWL as a whole, have been true to GAWL’s mission of supporting and encouraging professional women lawyers, as well as contributing to the betterment of the communities we live and work in. Read GAWL’s news spotlight on Torgrimson. Congratulations to...

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Channel 11 News Interviews Partner Charles Pursley About New Falcons Stadium Land

The site where the new Falcons stadium will be built includes a small patch of gravel parking lot property. This piece of land is currently in negotiations to be bought for the new stadium—the state offered $1.2 million, and the appraised value is $12 million. If an agreement cannot be made, it is likely that the state will turn to eminent domain to acquire the property. Channel 11 News traveled to Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s office to interview Partner Charles Pursley, who not only is the prominent scholar in Georgia on Eminent Domain, but also represents the owner of this controversial piece of property. Click here to watch Charles’ interview and read more about this...

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CREReport Atlanta Highlights All Three Partners at Pursley Friese Torgrimson

All three partners at Pursley Friese Torgrimson were featured today on CREReport Atlanta: the Commercial Real Estate News Companion. CREReport is an industry-specific blog that connects different levels of real estate professionals through weekly reports and news updates highlighting issues in commercial real estate in the Atlanta market. CREReport highlighted recent media spotlights of all three partners at Pursley Friese Torgrimson: Managing Partner Christian F. Torgrimson on her feature on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, Partner Charles N. Pursley on his feature in Real Estate BisNow (Atlanta), and Managing Partner Stephanie Friese (Aron) on winning CREW Atlanta’s (Commercial Real Estate Women) 2013 Member-to-Member Business Impact Award. Click here to read the full...

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The Daily Report’s “On The Rise–Past Picks” Follows up with Friese and Torgrimson

Each year, The Daily Report recognizes a small group of young, successful Georgia lawyers with its “On The Rise: Rising Lawyers under 40” distinction. In 2006, Managing Partner Stephanie Friese (Aron) was honored as a member of this group as Managing Partner of her old firm, Friese Legal. In 2009, Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson was also honored as a member of this group as Partner of her old firm, Pursley Lowery Meeks. Now, in 2013, The Daily Report followed up with Friese, Torgrimson, and the past winners of The Daily Report’s “On The Rise” award to report on where they are now. Click here to view the Past Picks– On The Rise 2013: Where They Are...

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Partner Charles Pursley Quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Partner Charles N. Pursley was recently quoted in an article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution discussing the scope of the government’s power to take land for public purposes. At issue in this article was the ability of Fulton County to change its mind and withdraw a condemnation lawsuit after the land was valued at $5.2 million, which was more than the county wanted to pay. Click here to read the full article: “Fulton at center of fight over public powers to take...

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