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ATC’s Melody Glouton recognized in one of Dailyreportonline.com’s “Top Georgia Verdicts of 2013”   Leave a comment

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ATC’s Melody Glouton was recently recognized as a part of the legal team of what is rated as #14 Top Georgia Verdict of 2013 by the Daily Report.  The case, a Product liability case, revolved around the defective operation of a seatbelt during a car accident. For additional details, please click the attached link.

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 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.

Interview by Daily Report; Matt Reeves and Robert Thomas successfully defend against appeal…   Leave a comment

R. Matthew Reeves

Waterscape, [represented by Andersen, Tate & Carr attorneys R. Matthew Reeves and Robert D. Thomas], [recently asked the] Forsyth County Superior Court Judge David Dickinson to disqualify [attorney George] Butler from representing the [opposing party], on the basis that Butler had been a lawyer for Waterscape.

Waterscape sought dismissal of the appeals, saying that the disqualification order was not a final order, meaning that Butler and his clients had to obtain a certificate of immediate review or follow the application procedures for an interlocutory appeal. Butler’s clients argued that there was a conflict in Georgia case law on whether a disqualification order is directly appealable.

[In reviewing the brief filed by Mr. Reeves and Mr. Thomas], the Nov. 13 opinion by Court of Appeals Judge Lisa Branch, joined by Chief Judge Herbert Phipps and Judge John Ellington…sided with Waterscape, ruling that Butler and his clients could not appeal the disqualification order at this point in the litigation.

The cases are Settendown Public Utility v. Waterscape Utility, No. A13A0830, and Butler v. Waterscape Utility, No. A13A0831.

Read more:

http://www.dailyreportonline.com/PubArticleDRO.jsp?id=1202628794506&Panel_Parties_Appeal_Over_Loss_of_Lawyer_is_Premature#ixzz2l9Bx9Ho7

- photos and summary courtesy of the Daily Report (Nov. 19, 2013).

 

Trinity Hundredmark Appears as Legal Analyst Discussing “Banning the Box”

HundredmarkTrinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Cavuto on the Fox Business Network.   Trinity discussed an administrative order issued by  Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn “banning the box” on applications for state government jobs. Pursuant to the order, state government job applicants with criminal histories will no longer have to check a box disclosing that they have been convicted of, or pled guilty to, a crime.  Trinity explained that by removing the box, every individual gets a fair opportunity to make a first impression and stand on their job qualifications, at least initially.

Patrick J. McDonough Appears as Legal Analyst on Fox News

2948701_1[1]Patrick J. McDonough has appeared on Fox News as one of their Atlanta based legal analysts.  Recently on Fox News,  McDonough spoke on the issues surrounding revenge pornography.   McDonough explained how currently there are civil remedies for victims, but that can be a costly endeavor and not available to most victims. McDonough did note the trend is for states to criminalize this behavior.  First amendment advocates will surely challenge these statutes, but McDonough believes if the statutes are drafted narrowly they should withstand Supreme Court scrutiny.  McDonough said the lesson is twofold: first, one should not take any uncompromising pictures of themselves and send them to current partners, and second, jaded ex-partners should think twice before posting these images.

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2686422345001/can-you-fight-revenge-porn-/?playlist_id=931078471001

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