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PFT Participates in ULI Atlanta’s Center for Leadership Class of 2014

Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

Attorney Angela Robinson has been invited to become a member of ULI (Urban Land Institute) Atlanta’s Center for Leadership Class of 2014. Angela joins a select group of 32 individuals chosen as emerging leaders in the real estate and land use industries for the Class of 2014. Returning for its fifth year running, the ULI Center for Leadership is a nine-month program that focuses on the issues and leadership required to create a sustainable Atlanta region. Its mission is to cultivate leadership and life-strategy skills by teaching emerging leaders in the real estate and land use industries how the Atlanta region gets built. Click here to learn more about this exciting program. Congratulations to Angela!

Also, Attorney Christine Norstadt will be chairing the mTAP (mini Technical Assistance Panel) component of the ULI Center for Leadership program. Through this program, Leadership Class members will share their expertise and advice to develop recommendations for each of the six mTAPs projects this year. Click here to learn more about the mTAP projects.

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Attorney Monica Owens to Present at GABWA’s Trial Masters Boot Camp

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

Attorney Monica Owens has been invited to speak on the topic “Appellate Strategies” at the GABWA (Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys) Trial Masters Boot Camp on August 17, 2013 from 9am-3pm at the McGuire Woods law firm. Her presentation will be from 1-3pm.

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!