In November 2015, Bob Wilson and Jim Spence negotiated a settlement between family members in a dispute over an estate. Mr. Wilson and Mr. Spence were able to avoid costly litigation and obtain over $1,000,000.00 for their clients in a matter of months.
Mr. Wilson was able to negotiate a plea on behalf of out-of-state client which did not require the client’s return to Georgia and avoided the filing of an accusation, allowing for restriction of the record so that the client’s professional reputation would remain untarnished by this misdemeanor.
Stephen Quinn and Jim Spence have successfully negotiated a $2,000,000 water/sewer bill reduction for a multi-family property owner. The amount reduced is believed to be the largest ever by the local government. The water/sewer bill reduction will allow the multi-family property owner to invest in improvements to the property.
Stephen Quinn and Debra Golymbieski recently obtained an important victory for churches and religious institutions in DeKalb County and throughout Georgia. A local church group turned to Wilson, Morton & Downs, LLC for help when DeKalb County attempted to impose a property tax because the church had rented its property to another congregation. The superior […]
Bob Wilson and Keri Ware recently obtained a civil judgment on behalf of a private company whose former controller stole $3.2 million from the company. The civil suit followed an internal investigation that provided the local district attorney with a complete report, leading to criminal charges. Through the investigation, Wilson and Ware interviewed dozens of […]
Bob Wilson and Keri Ware recently concluded an investigation for the City of Dunwoody, Georgia, regarding alleged leaks of information from an executive session of the city council. The investigation, which spanned several months, concluded that the city attorney and a city council member were responsible for the leaks.
In March 2014, Debra Golymbieski and Bob Wilson provided training to recently elected members of a local school board, focusing on board governance issues, the Georgia Open Meetings Act, and the board’s code of ethics.
In October 2013 and January 2014, Keri Ware and Bob Wilson submitted reports to the Johns Creek, Georgia City Council concerning ethical breaches by the Mayor. The reports concluded that the Mayor had violated the City’s ethics rules by accepting a gratuity from a developer at the same time that the developer had a matter […]
In September 2013, Bryan Downs was elected President of the Local Government Section of the State Bar of Georgia for a two-year term.