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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Real Estate Bisnow Atlanta Talks Condemnation in Atlanta with Charles Pursley

“The man who (literally) wrote the book on eminent domain in Georgia is now writing his own ticket with his own law firm…” begins the BisNow article featuring Pursley Friese Torgrimson Partner Charles N. Pursley. Charles was interviewed about why he started PFT, how recent Supreme Court cases have impacted the practice of eminent domain, and also where to watch for the next big condemnation cases in metro Atlanta. Click here to read...

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Partner Christian F. Torgrimson Comments on Clayton County Board of Education Condemnation Case

Partner Christian F. Torgrimson was recently interviewed in two articles in Clayton News Daily. Christian spoke regarding Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s representation of an apartment complex in Clayton County that was a target of condemnation by the Clayton County School Board. Click on the following links to read her comments and learn more about the ongoing eminent domain controversy in Clayton County: “Morrow residents fight eminent domain” and “Attorney: Regal Forest Apartments in the clear for...

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Welcome Ave Kaegi!

Ave Kaegi joins Pursley Friese Torgrimson as the firm’s bookkeeper. Her experience includes working with taxes, audit and accounting training. Before joining PFT, Ave worked in international hotel management. She earned her bachelor’s of business administration degree in accounting at Georgia State University. She’s also an active volunteer with the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival as chair of food vendors. Welcome...

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