Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

...their arguments for court."We have to go to trial to prove those buildings are in compliance," Bill Trotter, an Augusta lawyer representing Ruben, said Tuesday.Ruben and the Augusta Planning and Development Department have been quarrelling...

Augusta lawyer Ricardo Bravo enjoys helping the underdog

Augusta lawyer Ricardo Bravo traces his interest in law to losing the family home to a border dispute.Growing up in El Paso, Texas, Bravo...

New Juvenile Court judge sworn in

Augusta lawyer Keith B. Johnson was sworn in Friday as the newest Juvenile Court judge for the Augusta Judicial Circuit.Johnson will serve...

Augusta lawyer says city's procurement system ripe for corruption

The Augusta lawyer whose 2006 lawsuit prompted a federal court injunction against the use of race- or gender-based criteria in city government...

Augusta lawyer Brian Epps selected as federal magistrate judge

Augusta lawyer Brian Epps has been selected as a federal court magistrate judge.The federal district court judges of the Southern District of...

National Science Center Foundation seeks use for property near Fort Gordon

...Center Foun dation is requesting the zoning so that they can meet possible further office needs in that area," said Augusta lawyer Jim Trotter, speaking on behalf of the unnamed third-party company working with the foundation. "They expect...

Claims against former Richmond County coroner detailed

...little support from his family to overcome a defect that prevented oxygen-rich blood from reaching his brain, said Augusta lawyer Jack Long, who was appointed to administer a structured settlement awarded to the Hobbs family at birth in a medical...

Augusta lawyer questions judge's eligibility

An Augusta lawyer has filed a complaint with the state director of elections questioning the eligibility of a candidate for Superior Court judge...

Augusta lawyer Cruse disbarred for behavior

An Augusta lawyer given repeated chances to save his law license was disbarred Monday.In an opinion released Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court...

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Augusta lawyer Hinton Pierce dies

Hinton Pierce, an Augusta lawyer who once served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, died Friday at Doctors Hospital. Funeral arrangements...