Dalton, Georgia Lawyers
David L. McGuffey is in private practice with the Elder Law Practice of David L. McGuffey, LLC located in Dalton, Georgia. David limits his practice to Elder Law. This means he helps individuals who are elders or who have special needs, as well as their caregivers. Much of David's practice is devoted to helping individuals with chronic health conditions find, get and pay for good long-term care. David is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and as an Elder Law Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. David is AV...
Brian R. Cahn, North Georgia Bankruptcy Attorney Serving Dallas, Cartersville, Calhoun & Dalton. Attorney Brian R. Cahn devotes a significant portion of his legal practice to helping the people of northwest Georgia obtain relief from debt. He handles consumer bankruptcies under Chapters 7 and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, as well as business bankruptcies under Chapter 11. He also assists clients in debt settlement, rebuilding credit and foreclosure defense. Creditor harassment is often an immediate concern for those with financial difficulties, and he knows how to stop the calls and collection notices that torment his clients. The bankruptcy law group at...
Michael D. Hurtt – Managing Attorney Mike Hurtt has practiced law for over 35 years at the same location in Dalton, GA, specializing in consumer defense and bankruptcy law. He has defended clients in hundreds of collection and deficiency balance lawsuits and he has filed thousands of successful bankruptcy cases. He is on the Board of Trustees at Dalton State College and is an active member in the local community. Education – B.S. West Georgia College 1974; J.D. John Marshall Law School 1977; Admitted to Georgia Bar August 9, 1977.
Joann Brown Williams has been litigating for well over a decade. Joann’s “bread-and-butter” is business litigation, including breach of contract, corporate governance, trade secret, non-compete and non-solicit covenants, employment related disputes in the areas of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Her “chocolate,” however, are claims dealing with First Amendment and defamation. Joann has tried cases throughout Northeast Georgia in both State and Federal Courts and has practiced in State and Federal Courts throughout the country. Joann has been involved in several high profile cases that have been written about in The Los Angeles Times, The National Law...
Joann is a highly accomplished attorney with more than 13 years of experience in business, complex commercial, and general litigation in state, federal and bankruptcy courts. Joann has tried several cases of first impression in Georgia, including Garner v. Stone (DeKalb County State Court 1999)(psychological malpractice issue concerning whether Georgia would recognize Tarasoff warnings); Ledford v. Smith, 249 Ga. App. 719 (2005)(defining fiduciary duties as between members under Georgia's limited liability act); and Stewart v. Smnith, 291 Ga. App. 86 (2009)(recognizing defamation in fiction in Georgia).
Firm member T. Neal Brunt has been serving clients since 1988. Before creating his current firm, Mr. Brunt served as a law clerk to Superior Court Judges in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit. He established Brunt & Hood, LLC with Jason P. Hood and Jeffrey M. Hood in 2005.
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