Nicole C. Leet has been appointed for a second term on the State Bar of Georgia’s SOLACE Committee and will be serving her second year as an elected Representative of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Counsel.
The Lawsuit Involving the “Bully” Movie Gets Mentioned on Slate.com After Being Won by GRSMB Attorneys.
This article was originally written by Emily Bazelon from Slate.com and posted on May 22, 2012. GRSMB Attorneys Matt Moffett and Wayne Melnick successfully defended this highly-publicized case which was based on one of the stories featured in the recent documentary “Bully.” In a 186 page Order, Misters Moffett and Melnick won summary judgment for the defendants, Murray County School District and Murray County High School Principal Gina Linder. Thanks to Emily for writing this article and clearly laying out the facts. View the Original Article here. Alex Hopkins in Bully Still from the Weinstein Company 2011. All rights reserved…. Read More.
GRSMB is pleased to announce that Michael Rust, one of the firm’s partners, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Atlanta Bar Association for 2012-2013.
Jeff Wasick wrote Defending Your Case Using Technology for a CLE seminar Matt Moffett is teaching for the state bar. Matt will join other speakers on February 2, 2012 for the “Defense of a Personal Injury Claim” program at the State Bar of Georgia Headquarters in Atlanta.
For Immediate Release Matthew G. Moffett, of Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia, recently spoke at the Litigation Counsel of America’s Renaissance Symposium IV. The event was held on December 2, 2011, at the Harvard Club in New York, New York. Mr. Moffett gave his presentation to Fellows of the LCA, a trial lawyer honorary society which represents less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Matthew G. Moffett is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Renaissance Symposium IV was one of the Litigation Counsel of America’s exclusive advanced trial series… Read More.
Read pages 2 and 3 from the GAP Newsletter to read content and view photos of some of the GRSMB team members volunteering in the community with GAP.
Insurance defense attorney makes rare move to the other side and wins verdict four times pretrial offer [From The Daily Report, August 2, 2011 issue] By: Katheryn Hayes Tucker email@example.com Insurance defense attorney Matthew G. Moffett of Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske “became a switch hitter” and tried a case for a plaintiff in Cherokee County State Court in July. He came away with a $100,000 verdict—four times the highest pretrial defense offer—and a new perspective on the roles played by both sides. The plaintiff, Marcy Martorana, was driving a Mazda3 coupe on Frey Road in Kennesaw at… Read More.
On June 23, 2011, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the entry of summary judgment in favor of a landlord represented by Michael Rust and Bo Moss. Plaintiff, a former tenant, brought claims of fraud against the landlord arguing that the terms of a settlement agreement between the parties were later altered by statements allegedly made by employees of the landlord. In affirming the trial court’s entry of summary judgment, the Court of Appeals agreed with Mr. Rust and Mr. Moss that the plaintiff could not justifiably rely upon any alleged misrepresentations made by the landlord’s employees as any amendments… Read More.
Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske attorney, Nicole C. Leet, Admitted to Prestigious Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy
The law firm Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske is pleased to announce the acceptance of Nicole C. Leet into the Georgia Bar Association’s prestigious Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Leadership Academy in Atlanta. Ms. Leet was one of only 55 lawyers from across the state of Georgia to receive the honor. The Leardership Academy of the State Bar of Georgia is a program for talented and engaged young lawyers that allows participants to learn more about their profession, communities, and state. The program fosters mentoring relationships between it participants and government and community leaders. The Academy’s highly selective admission… Read More.
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