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Attorney Monica Owens Presented on “Writing Effective Briefs and Motions in Litigation”

Posted by on July 24, 2013 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Attorney Monica Owens spoke as a panelist at the Gate City Bar Association (GCBA) Litigation Coalition’s seminar on “Writing Effective Briefs and Motions in Litigation.” The seminar occurred on Wednesday, June 26th 2013 from 6-8pm at the State Bar of Georgia.

Partner Stephanie Friese Aron Featured on The Story Exchange’s 1,000 Stories Campaign

Posted by on July 23, 2013 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

The Story Exchange invited Managing Partner Stephanie Friese Aron to weigh in on a global video project focused on empowering women to start their own business. The 1,000 Stories Campaign is aimed at inspiring and giving confidence to a new generation of women entrepreneurs around the world. Here’s what Stephanie had to say about entrepreneurship and charting a new path for women in law.

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Pursley Friese Torgrimson Weighs in on News & Developments in Condemnation

Posted by on July 19, 2013 in Blog, news | 0 comments

Partner Christian F. Torgrimson and Associate Elizabeth R. Story joined together to write an article analyzing new issues in condemnation law: “SCOTUS Confirms Temporary Flooding is Compensable Taking.” This article was published in the News & Development section of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s Condemnation, Zoning & Land Use Committee. CLICK HERE to read this article.

Pursley Friese Torgrimson Provides Expertise at Summer School Lunch & Learn

Posted by on July 3, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

IMG_4749 Managing Partners Stephanie Friese (Aron) and Christian Torgrimson and Attorney Christine Norstadt presented at a “Summer School Lunch & Learn” hosted by Stream Realty Partners, ASD, and Crocker Partners on June 19, 2013. The panel discussion highlighted issues such as expansion options and rights of first refusal in commercial leases, what to do when a tenant/landlord/property manager learns of a condemnation action, and post-foreclosure rights of tenants and landlords. Pursley Friese Torgrimson prepared a series of handouts for those who attended:

Attorney Christine Norstadt Organizes Georgia Tech Bar Association Lunch & Learn

Posted by on July 3, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

On May 8, 2013, Attorney Christine Norstadtgeorgia-tech-bar-association-logo-80px, President of the Georgia Tech Bar Association, organized a Lunch & Learn with U.S. District Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr., a Georgia Tech alumnus who currently presides over cases in the Atlanta and Newnan divisions of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Judge Batten shared his thoughts on recent cases related to gun control and gun violence as well as the effect of social media in the courtroom.

101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Atlanta

Posted by on June 21, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

Pursley Friese Torgrimson earned the designation of Atlanta’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” 2013 by the National Association for Business Resources, which identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Read Corp! magazine’s feature on Atlanta’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For for more information on this award.

Welcome Monica Owens, Kim Aaron, and Rachel Neufeld!

Posted by on June 20, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

Attorney Monica Owens, paralegal Kim Aaron and legal intern Rachel Neufeld have joined the commercial real estate legal team at Pursley Friese Torgrimson. Read more about the new staff in PFT’s June Press Release.

CREW Atlanta Recognizes Friese with Impact Award

Posted by on June 18, 2013 in Blog, news | 0 comments

crew award Managing Partner Stephanie Friese (Aron) received CREW Atlanta’s 2013 Member-to-Member Business Impact Award. The award is given annually to a member who consistently demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to marshal CREW talent, resulting in measurable business for other CREW members. CREW’s Impact Awards celebrate women in commercial real estate. A member of CREW since 2002, Stephanie served as the organization’s president in 2009 and held a variety of other CREW leadership roles during the past 13 years. In her law practice, Stephanie represents commercial real estate clients in both transactional and litigation matters across the United States. Congratulations Stephanie!

Torgrimson Comments on Condemnation Issue in Clayton County Georgia

Posted by on June 17, 2013 in Blog, news | 0 comments

The Clayton County School Board wants to condemn and tear down the Regal Forest apartment community to build a new school in Morrow, Ga. Families living in the 116-unit complex want to keep their homes at Regal Forest. Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson, who represents the owner of the private residential community, spoke to local media about the matter. Read more about the eminent domain and condemnation issue in Morrow, Ga. Watch the video about this eminent domain and condemnation issue in Morrow, Ga.
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Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s Angela Robinson to Present at the Eminent Domain Seminar, “Issues in Condemnation” at Hyatt Midtown

Posted by on June 4, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

News: On September 12, 2013: Angela Robinson will join a faculty group of Georgia’s leading attorneys with extensive practical experience in eminent domain to speak at the “Issues in Condemnation” Seminar at Hyatt Midtown. This seminar is put on by The Seminar Group and is geared towards educating those individuals involved in the governmental land acquisition process—attorneys, appraisers, government officials, or land owners. Angela’s presentation will focus specifically on the changes to the evidence code that impact eminent domain proceedings. CLICK HERE to visit the Seminar’s website for more information.