Super Lawyers, Georgia Trend Recognize PFT Attorneys

Congratulations to PFT attorneys for recent legal recognition! Super Lawyers magazine included Christian Torgrimson, Stephanie Friese and Charles Pursley on its list of 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers magazine also included Christian among Georgia’s Top 50 Women Lawyers and Top 100 Attorneys for the second year in a row. Angela Robinson and Christine Norstadt were named to the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars. Plus,Georgia Trend magazine included Charles, Christian, Stephanie and Lou Papera to its list of Legal Elite 2014. Read the spotlight about Charles Pursley in the latest issue of Super Lawyers...

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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 Association, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Spring Symposia- Real Property Basics Program, in Washington DC. During her April presentation, she will provide the litigation perspective and explain the impact of certain lease provisions from the landlord side.  For more information,  click...

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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 Dillard, Julie Sellers, Jill Arnold and paralegal Dotty Duarte. Read the press release...

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