Recent Developments



Posted on: July 19th, 2016

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.


Posted on: July 19th, 2016

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.

Quinn, Spence Obtain Record Water/Sewer Bill Reduction

Posted on: December 30th, 2015

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.

Debra Golymbieski Obtained a Favorable Settlement

Posted on: December 24th, 2015

Debra Golymbieski recently obtained a favorable administrative settlement of the Georgia Department of Community Health’s denial of a drug abuse treatment and education permit application.   

Debra Golymbieski Co-Chaired a Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Posted on: April 20th, 2015

Debra Golymbieski co-chaired a continuing legal education seminar on April 17, 2015 by the School and College Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

Debra Golymbieski Elected to the Board of the DeKalb Library Foundation

Posted on: January 21st, 2015

Debra Golymbieski has been elected to the board of the DeKalb Library Foundation, whose mission is to provide support to the DeKalb County Public Library in order to enrich the lives of DeKalb County citizens through educational, cultural and literary programs and services.   Debra is eager to be a contributor to this worthy mission.

Golymbieski Speaks at Georgia School Business Officers (GASBO) 2014 Conference

Posted on: November 5th, 2014

Debra Golymbieski was a presenter at the Georgia School Business Officers (GASBO) 2014 Conference in August, GA on November 4, 2014.  The topic she spoke on was the competitive food and beverage regulations under the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Debra Golymbieski Elected Secretary of School and College Law

Posted on: July 21st, 2014

We are pleased to announce that on July 18th, Debra Golymbieski was elected as Secretary of the School and College Law section of the State Bar of Georgia. To learn more about the School and College Law section, click here.

Debra Golymbieski Part of Leadership DeKalb Class of 2014

Posted on: July 7th, 2014

Debra Golymbieski graduated in June 2014 from Leadership DeKalb. This prestigious program brings together area leaders to enhance their leadership skills and informs them on matters vital to DeKalb County. This group of talent immerses in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, thereby advancing quality of life in DeKalb. With a focus on the entire […]

Quinn and Golymbieski win religious tax exemption case

Posted on: June 9th, 2014

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 […]

Wilson and Ware Obtain Civil Judgment Against Company’s Former Controller

Posted on: May 9th, 2014

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 […]