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Stephanie Friese Discusses Working Parents in Daily Report

Posted by on August 15, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published on August 15, 2018 by the Daily Report, founding and managing partner Stephanie Friese shares how Pursley Friese Torgrimson’s “bring your child to work every day” policy directly addresses family-related stress. The firm encourages all employees—male or female, attorney or staff—to bring their children to work every day, where a shared nanny cares for the children in a dedicated space just steps away from employees’ offices.

“This policy empowers our employees to both build a successful career and stay connected with family, and we are able to deliver superior legal work as result,” Friese said. Subscribers may view the article here.

Julie Sellers Discusses Strategic Methods to Navigate Zoning for Self-Storage Facilities

Posted by on August 13, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

In an article published in the September 2018 issue of Inside Self-Storage, partner Julie Sellers offers tactical guidance for self-storage facility owners and developers to successfully navigate the demanding zoning approval process.

Owners and builders can renew their strategic approach with local governments and neighbors who may oppose storage uses. “By paying attention to zoning-code interpretation, design and education, they can successfully navigate the maze of challenges and deliver new facilities to the market,” Sellers advised. Read more here. 

Stephanie Friese Profiled in Daily Report

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

On June 28, 2018, managing partner Stephanie Friese was recognized as a Best Mentor for a small law firm by the Daily Report. The award is part of the 2018 Georgia Legal Awards, the publication’s annual recognition of professional excellence in the legal community. Friese is recognized for her inspirational leadership and commitment to providing honest, constructive feedback and mentorship to help young lawyers develop their own successful practices. Subscribers may view the article here.

Stephanie Friese Named Best Mentor by Daily Report

Posted by on June 28, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Stephanie Friese1Pursley Friese Torgrimson is pleased to announce that managing partner Stephanie Friese has been selected as a Best Mentor from a small firm by the Daily Report, the leading legal publication of metro Atlanta and Georgia. Friese was recognized at the Georgia Legal Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Georgian Terrace in Atlanta. Read more here. 

Christian Torgrimson Receives Prestigious Counselor of Real Estate Designation

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

Chriatian F. Torgrimson1Atlanta-based law firm Pursley Friese Torgrimson announced today that managing partner Christian Torgrimson has been awarded the CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) designation by The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international group of high profile real estate professionals who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land-related matters. The designation was voted and confirmed in May at the Counselors’ 2018 Midyear Meetings in Chicago. Read more here. 

Julie Sellers Discusses the City of Atlanta’s Zoning Updates

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments


In a blog posted on May 16, 2018 for CREW Atlanta, partner Julie Sellers provides an outline of the City of Atlanta’s zoning ordinance updates effective on May 7, 2018. Many of the recommendations simply bring the ordinance up-to-date and revise now-obsolete requirements, reflecting a focus on promoting good urban design, safety and convenience across the city. Read the full blog here.

Stephanie Friese Discusses Business Development in Daily Report

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Stephanie Friese1In an article published on May 15, 2018, managing partner Stephanie Friese is featured discussing the business of getting more business. She offers guidance for attorneys establishing their own business development goals, including getting involved in associations and events within the industries they serve. “Make sure what you’re involved in puts you on the leadership path,” she noted. Subscribers may access the full article here.

Pursley Friese Torgrimson Appoints Michelle Woodward as Chief Operating Officer

Posted by on February 5, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Pursley Friese Torgimson is pleased to welcome Michelle Woodward as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Woodward will be responsible for high-level leadership coordination of the firm’s resources, policies and strategies. Read more here.

Christian Torgrimson Highlighted in Reporter Newspapers for Assisting with Brookhaven Eminent Domain Case

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

In an article published on January 19, 2018 in Reporter Newspapers, Christian Torgrimson is highlighted for serving as an eminent domain attorney for land owners in a case involving the Greenway property in Brookhaven, GA. Torgrimson filed a court motion to dismiss the land-taking and emphasized the importance of reaching a fair resolution. For the full article, please click here.

Travis D. Hughes Discusses Alternatives to Traditional Purchase and Sale Agreements

Posted by on January 18, 2018 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Travis D. Hughes, of counsel at Pursley Friese Torgrimson, shares the final entry in his series on alternative acquisition and disposition strategies. Read more here.