Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis is proud to announce that associate Katherine S. Cornwell was sworn in at the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Thursday, May 10, 2013.
Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis will host a special networking event for Atlanta area Auburn lawyers and friends on Thursday, May 9, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at the family law firm’s offices in the Riverwood 100 Building.
Georgia Supreme Court Justice Harold D. Melton, a 1988 graduate of Auburn University, is scheduled to speak briefly, followed by Auburn University General Counsel Jon Wagonner. Representatives of the Auburn University Mock Trial Team will also be in attendance.
Cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP by May 2nd by calling Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis at 770.951.2700.
Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis partner Leigh Cummings addressed accountants and financial professionals at a special roundtable event hosted by the Georgia Society of CPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Section on Friday, April 19. Ms. Cummings advised members in attendance on “How the Financial Expert Helps/Hinders the Mediation/Litigation Process” and “What to Do When Opposing Expert/Counsel is Being Unreasonable.”
Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis is proud to announce that five of its attorneys have been named 2013 Super Lawyers and/or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters.
Edward E. Bates, Jr., Barry B. McGough, and C. Wilbur Warner, Jr., were each recognized as Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are the top five percent of attorneys in the state of Georgia.
Leigh F. Cummings and Elinor H. Hitt were named Rising Stars by the magazine. Rising Star distinctions are awarded to the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who are under 40 years old or who have been practicing law for less than 10 years in the state of Georgia.
Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis partner Jim McGinnis was recently named to the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors.
Created in 1979 through the joint efforts of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers and the Gate City Bar Association, AVLF (www.avlf.org) gives metro Atlanta lawyers an opportunity to provide civil legal representation to the poverty-stricken. For the past 34 years, AVLF has provided representation for indigent clients through the efforts of volunteer private attorneys, its student clinical program and various outreach programs.