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Attorneys pitch idea of specialized teams

...specialized teams of judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors to conduct death penalty trials throughout the state. Mike Mears, the former director of the state's capital defense office and Georgia's public defender system, would take it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/30/met_145689.shtml
Metro
Augusta must keep fighting defense case

...more of the burden for taxpayer dollars for indigent defense on the state government instead of the counties, testified Mike Mears, the head of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, which will oversee the new system. All 10 Augusta commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/16/met_434557.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Job begins this week for lawyer

...in business Jan. 1. "We are extremely fortunate to have Sam Sibley as part of the public defender system," said Mike Mears, the director of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council. "I think he's going to be a great mentor for some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/28/met_420452.shtml
Metro
Across Georgia

...executive director of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, which will oversee legal representation for the poor. Mike Mears, a former mayor of Decatur, will take the $125,000-a-year position Jan. 1. Mr. Mears, 60, a graduate of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/met_395047.shtml
Metro
The wait of conviction

...the appellate court points out errors then deems them "harmless" because evidence of guilt is "overwhelming," said Mike Mears, the head of the state's public defender system. Ten-year wait Mr. Jaheni has been behind bars since his arrest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/18/met_117046.shtml
Metro
Attorney general pushes for alternate execution plans

...pleading guilty in exchange for a life sentence, which would bog down an already overburdened court system. Defense lawyer Mike Mears also urged the committee not to tamper with the law. He said the vast majority of prisoners now on death row were convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/18/met_274865.shtml
Metro
Ethanol advocates want pipeline

...The study also will focus on stress corrosion cracking and design requirements for new ethanol-only pipelines, said Mike Mears, chairman of the pipeline group and vice president of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. of Tulsa, Okla. The company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/18/bus_152766.shtml
Business
Chair faces extinction nationwide

...justices showed exceptional courage in tackling this issue that no other appellate court has ruled on in this way," said Mike Mears, the director of the state's Office of the Multicounty Public Defender and a staunch death penalty opponent. "I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/15/met_326588.shtml
Metro
Getting connected

David Newton (left), market manager at SunCom, and Mike Mears, regional president and general manager of SunCom, stand outside the company's new store in the Augusta Exchange shopping center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/23/bus_251023.shtml
Business
SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

...the next six weeks. "It was a name that had the right ring to it," company regional president and general manager Mike Mears said. The company is building a network that includes service areas in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/bus_249638.shtml
Business
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