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Tom Andersen Again Named a “Best Lawyer”

1682474_1Thomas J. Andersen was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 in the field of real estate (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) for the 8th time.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Posted October 6, 2014 by Amy Bray in In the News, Real Estate

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ATC’s Annual Kickin’ Cookout!   Leave a comment

Join us April 24th, 2014 for our annual “Kickin’ Cancer Cookout

to raise funds for the Gwinnett County Relay for Life!

the cookout will be at One Sugarloaf Centre

1960 Satellite Blvd.

Duluth, Georgia 30097

from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Your $10 donation includes: hamburger or 2 hot dogs, chips, a side item, a dessert, and a drink.

ALL proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Posted March 17, 2014 by Amy Bray in Uncategorized

Congratulations to ATC’s 2014 SuperLawyers and Rising Stars!   Leave a comment

superLawyersCongratulations to our own Tom Andersen, Tom Tate, Jim Joedecke, Amy Bray, Render Freeman, and Liz Clack-Freeman for making the 2014 SuperLawyers list for the State of Georgia.  Matt Reeves and Trinity Hundredmark made the SuperLawyers “Rising Stars” list for 2014 as well.

Tom Andersen made the list of Georgia real estate lawyers for SuperLawyers for the eighth time. Tom is the head of our commercial real estate and banking group. His practice focus is on commercial real estate, finance, and banking.

Tom Tate made the list of Georgia SuperLawyers in business litigation for the sixth time. Tom is the head of our litigation department and has a focus in business, eminent domain, intellectual property and title insurance-related disputes. This is Tom’s sixth time being named to this prestigious list of Georgia lawyers.

Jim Joedecke made the list for business litigation SuperLawyers for the second time.  His practice is focused in the areas of contract and business litigation, franchising litigation, condemnation and real estate litigation, bankruptcy, tax appeals and landlord/tenant disputes. Mr. Joedecke represents a variety of businesses and individuals in trial and appellate litigation around the country, as well as before local government boards and agencies, and in mediation and arbitration.

Amy H. Bray is making her second appearance on the Georgia real estate SuperLawyer list, after being named five times as a real estate “Rising Star”.  She is a partner, heads our residential real estate and construction practice group, and focuses on community association law. Her practice includes both residential and commercial real state closings and representing all parties that may be involved in a community association, from developers, lenders, associations, to home owners and even the mediation of community association related cases.  In 2013, she was named a member of the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers, in recognition of her high standards of professional and ethical conduct and contributions to the development of community association law.

Render Freeman is making his first appearance on the SuperLawyers list of litigators.  He has dedicated his career to helping injured victims hold wrongdoers financially responsible for their carelessness. As a trial attorney, Mr. Freeman has a broad range of experience in litigating complex disputes, including wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, motor vehicle and trucking collisions, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and malpractice, premises liability, negligent hiring and negligent security. Mr. Freeman has been lead trial counsel in jury trials all over Georgia from Federal District Court in Atlanta to smaller Superior Courts in the remote corners of our State.

Liz Clack-Freeman is making her second appearance on the SuperLaywer list of litigators.   Ms. Clack-Freeman has a business and commercial litigation practice focused primarily in the areas of employment law, intellectual property and contract disputes in both federal court and state courts. Ms. Clack-Freeman’s employment practice includes not only litigation matters, but also includes preventative counseling and the drafting and reviewing of employment related documents including employee handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, confidentiality agreements and other documents related to employment practice and procedure.

This year Matt Reeves and Trinity Hundredmark, both in our litigation department, made appearances on the SuperLawyer Rising Star list.

Matt Reeves has been named to the “Rising Stars” list for the second time.   His practice covers a wide range of matters within the areas of real estate litigation, commercial and banking litigation, and probate litigation, including representing private property owners and business owners in eminent domain matters.

Trinity Hundredmark has been named to the list for the third time.  She focuses her practice in criminal and family law matters. She counsels and advises clients on a variety of divorce and custody related issues. Ms. Hundredmark’s criminal practice includes both state and federal white-collar and general criminal defense. Ms. Hundredmark is also certified in DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.

Posted February 18, 2014 by Amy Bray in Uncategorized

Legal Analysis of the Linboom Case and Verdict Watch in the Michael Dunn trial

Trinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Nancy Grace on HLN.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4i3w40U0rZU

A criminal defense and family law attorney and Partner at Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., Trinity discussed the case of little Alexa Linboom, a 5-year old Tennessee girl who was forced to guzzle the grape soda and water after she took “one or two grape drinks” that belonged to her stepmother.  She was allegedly force-fed so much liquid that it caused the sodium level in her body to go down and caused her brain to swell.  She died as a result.

Trinity also discussed a case involving Sick Kids Hospital of Toronto, who allegedly overdosed a teenage boy with 7 drugs in 7 hours.  These drugs were nearly life threatening and were given without any prior testing or blood work completed by the hospital and despite objections by the boys’ parents.

Catch her tonight on HLN from 3-6 as she sits on Verdict Watch in the Michael Dunn trial.

Trinity Hundredmark Becomes Partner

trinity 2014Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Trinity Hundredmark has been elected by the shareholders as a partner in the firm. Patrick McDonough, head of the firm’s criminal defense department, said: “We are thrilled welcome Trinity as a partner.  She is one of the finest lawyers I have ever worked with.  She has a brilliant legal mind and fantastic work ethic.  I am delighted she is on our team.”

Ms. Hundredmark heads up the domestic relations division for Andersen, Tate & Carr, which counsels and advises clients on a variety of divorce and custody related issues, including but not limited to child custody, visitation, child support, equitable division, and alimony. In addition, Ms. Hundredmark serves as a Guardian ad Litem in contested child custody cases, where she represents the best interests of the child. As a Guardian ad Litem, she is appointed by the superior court judge to assist the court and the parties in reaching a decision regarding child custody, visitation and child-related issues.

Ms. Hundredmark’s criminal practice includes both state and federal white-collar and general criminal defense, where she has handled cases involving allegations of murder, animal cruelty, fraud, mortgage fraud, theft, drug trafficking and possession, armed robbery, battery, kidnapping, stalking, aggravated assault, burglary, DUI, and minor traffic violations.  Ms. Hundredmark is also certified in DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.

Ms. Hundredmark has served as a legal analyst on Nancy Grace, CNN Network, HLN, and Fox News.   Catch a glimpse of one of Ms. Hundredmark’s appearances at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRU0dF_VRmA.  In 2012 and 2013, Ms. Hundredmark was named a Georgia Super Lawyer “Rising Star.”  Ms. Hundredmark serves on the Board of Directors for The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts.

 

ATC is Proud to Announce Eadaoin Waller Named Partner

Eadaoin WallerAndersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Eadaoin Waller has been elected by the shareholders as a partner in the firm. Brad Carr, head of the firm’s corporate department, said: “Through her career at ATC, Eadaoin has developed expertise in guiding our corporate clients through the spectrum of corporate and non-profit issues, with a strong focus on common sense solutions, efficiency and service.  We are excited to welcome her to the ranks of partnership.”

Eadaoin Waller is part of the corporate group of Andersen, Tate & Carr. Her practice focuses on employment law (employee handbooks and contracts; severance agreements; employer policies and procedures; non-compete/non-solicit and confidentiality agreements; intellectual property protection issues), mergers and acquisitions (stock and asset transactions), general corporate law (choice of entity and entity formation; shareholder and partnership agreements; general corporate advice) and non-profit law (including the assistance of charitable entitles in obtaining 501(c)(3) tax exempt status).

Eadaoin serves on the Boards of the Human Resources Management Group at the Gwinnett Co. Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of Oconee County and the Oconee County Arts Foundation (OCAF).  Born in Ireland, she is a passionate member of Atlanta’s Irish community and of Atlanta’s Irish Chamber of Commerce.

ATC Gives a Warm Welcome to Melody Glouton

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Melody A. Glouton, an exceptional lawyer with a wealth of experience in litiMelody Gloutongation matters, with an emphasis in estate litigation, has joined the firm. “We are excited about the addition of Melody and the wealth of experience she brings to our practice. Her strong ties to the community as well as her excellent legal skills made her a natural choice as we continue to grow the firm,” says managing partner Don Swift.

Ms. Glouton will continue her practice as a civil litigation lawyer, including an emphasis on contested estate, trust and probate litigation matters, contested guardianships and conservatorships, as well as providing legal counsel and advice to families of wrongful death and personal injury matters. “I am very excited to join the talented group of lawyers at Andersen Tate, & Carr and look forward to being a part of the firm’s continued success,” says Melody.

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