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Stephanie Friese Discusses Providing Exceptional Benefits to Retain Talent in Small Law Firms

Posted by on October 29, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published in Law360, founding and managing partner Stephanie Friese provides comments on making work-life balance easier by creating unique benefits for working parents. Stephanie says, “Lawyers work long hours. If you want to retain people, sometimes you have to provide that flexibility.” Subscribers to Law360 may access the full article here.

Christian Togrimson Authors Article on Cityhood for State Bar of Georgia’s Real Property Section Newsletter

Posted by on October 26, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published in the Fall 2018 newsletter of the State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Section, managing partner Christian Torgrimson discusses the growing cityhood movement in Georgia. Voters are increasingly supporting incorporating themselves into smaller cities to capture valuable resources and improve utilization of the tax base.

If the latest effort passes on November 6, the new city of Eagle’s Landing will be formed in part from land taken from the city of Stockbridge. While incorporating new cities can fuel economic growth, other long-term consequences exist, including the use of eminent domain and new or revised zoning codes that can affect existing property owners.

The impact of new zoning codes, restrictions on development, and the property needs of the new government should all be considered carefully. To read the full article, view the newsletter here

Christian Torgrimson Appears on Eminent Domain Podcast

Posted by on October 19, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Managing partner Christian Torgrimson recently appeared as a guest on Episode 20 of the Eminent Domain podcast. During the episode, “Preparing Your Witness and Eminent Domain in Georgia,” Torgrimson discusses the eminent domain process in Georgia and three cases where the U.S. Supreme Court recently denied certiorari. Listen to the podcast here. 

Jeff Haymore Featured as a Newsmaker in Atlanta Journal-Consitution

Posted by on October 16, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In the Sunday, October 14 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, attorney Jeff Haymore was highlighted as one of the latest attorneys to join Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s growing land use practice. Subscribers may read more here. 


Stephanie Friese to be Recognized at Atlanta Power Women Event by Bisnow

Posted by on October 12, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published on October 10, 2018 on CREW Atlanta’s blog, managing partner Stephanie Friese is highlighted as one of 14 members of CREW Atlanta who will be recognized at Bisnow’s Atlanta Power Women event on November 29, 2018. The event will celebrate the achievements and accomplishments of 24 women in the commercial real estate industry. For the full article, please click here.

Christian Torgrimson Discusses Property Law at William & Mary Law School

Posted by on October 11, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published on October 11, 2018 in William & Mary Law School News, Christian Torgrimson is mentioned for speaking with students about her work and the importance of property law at the annual Property Rights Conference. Torgrimson spoke on the challenges and rewards of navigating eminent domain claims. For the full article, please click here.

Christian Torgrimson Featured in Metro Atlanta CEO

Posted by on October 2, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published on Oct. 1, 2018 by Metro Atlanta CEO, managing partner Christian Torgrimson is featured for being named as a 2018 Woman of Influence by Real Estate Forum, a leading commercial real estate publication. The award highlights the achievements of exceptional women in commercial real estate. The article also mentions her extensive experience in all aspects of eminent domain proceedings. For the full article, please click here.

Pursley Friese Torgrimson Welcomes Jeff Haymore to Firm’s Zoning and Land Use Practice

Posted by on September 26, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

 Pursley Friese Torgrimson is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Jeff Haymore to the firm’s growing zoning and land use practice. Haymore was previously an attorney with the City of Atlanta and brings more than 13 years of experience litigating zoning and land use matters in the city’s legal department. Read more here. 

Christian Torgrimson Named to Real Estate Forum’s 2018 Women of Influence

Posted by on September 25, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Managing partner Christian Torgrimson is selected as one of Real Estate Forum’s 2018 Women of Influence. In its 25th year, Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence highlights women in the commercial real estate industry who have significantly influenced the market or had outstanding successes.


Torgrimson is passionate about protecting her clients’ property rights and ensuring they receive the just and adequate compensation that is guaranteed to them by the Constitution when the government condemns private property for a public project. In addition to advocating on behalf of her clients, she mentors young lawyers and devotes time to give back to  the community. Read more in the September 2018 issue of Real Estate Forum here.

Pursley Friese Torgrimson Serves the Atlanta Community at Nicholas House

Posted by on September 21, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Members of the Pursley Friese Torgrimson team recently came together to serve the Atlanta community at Nicholas House, a nonprofit agency that assists homeless families making the transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. The firm served up a hot meal for the families and enjoyed the opportunity to talk with each family. We are grateful to be able to lend our support and time to people who need it most and look forward to servicing more members of the community in the future!