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...its Ethics Committee more ways to punish members and increasing possible fines. The committee also should hire an outside attorney when a House member is accused of violating ethics laws, to remove a conflict of interest for staff, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-23/across-south-carolina
Senators investigating recalls target GM's legal staff, call for firing top lawyer

...should have fired GM's corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report by outside attorney Anton Valukas. Millikin sat next to Barra as she defended him as a man of "tremendously high integrity."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/senators-investigating-rec
Barra apologizes for GM's handling of recall, names longtime engineer as safety chief

...there were communication breakdowns. They said they preferred to wait for the results of the investigation by an outside attorney before giving details.Barra said GM is looking through its database for more crash deaths that could be tied to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/barra-apologizes-gms-handl
Commissioner: State auditor to handle ethics probe

...the lawsuits and unspecified personnel issues. That would have required the Attorney General's Office to hire an outside attorney at a cost to be paid for by the commission. In his statement, Abernethy said that since the state auditor is funded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-22/commissioner-state-auditor-handle-e
Augusta Commission members ramble on and on

...Counsel Andrew MacKenzie. Williams wants to hire an outside attorney to handle commission business and have the in-house...advised them not to discuss it publicly but to hire an outside attorney to come to the next legal meeting and hear Lock ett's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-06-22/commissioners-r
County hires outside attorney

WINDER, Ga. - The part-time Barrow County commissioners who were sued by their chairman have hired former Georgia Attorney General Michael J. Bowers to represent them, though the county has insurance that would cover commissioners' legal expenses if they used the insurance carrier's attorney.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/30/met_361532.shtml
Metro
`Hybrid' a good step

...in-house department and an outside attorney. This is a good first step...still be handled by the main outside attorney. Many municipal studies show that a more objective outside attorney (preferably a member of a firm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/31/edi_290802.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Williams says he has data from Russell's computer

...Russell's computer. Mr. Williams filed a Freedom of Information request last week, and it remains under review by an outside attorney hired by the commission. However, Mr. Williams now said he doesn't really need it. "I've got my information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/09/met_127744.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
South Carolina looked at just 1 company after security breach

...Director Jim Etter told senators at an Oct. 30 hearing ? clearly not what they wanted to hear. The agency's outside attorney quickly intervened, saying other firms were indeed contacted, just not in a formal bid process in the emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-17/south-carolina-officials
City attorney is asked to resign

...Shepard Plunkett Hamilton Boudreaux & Tisdale. Commissioner Andy Cheek said commissioners had to hire an impartial outside attorney to sort out problems that have been going on in the in-house legal department the past six weeks. "Personality-wise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/08/met_127619.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission