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Ethics complaint lodged against Handel

...Handel, alleging she illegally paid staffers from her old secretary of state campaign fund.Handel's lawyer, Robert Highsmith, said Wednesday the expenditures of $13,200 were legal and has asked the state Ethics Commission to dismiss the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Georgia Governor | Elections
Case might be out of time

...if Mr. Baker had to suddenly give up his seat. "This is not a private lawsuit between two people," attorney Robert Highsmith said in motioning to dismiss the suit. "This is a lawsuit to unseat a statewide, elected, public official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/29/met_134068.shtml
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Chairman's attorney delays residency case

...residency in Clarke County, and we're asking the judge to find that as a matter of law," Mr. Baker's lawyer, Robert Highsmith said. "The vehicle to do that is through a motion for summary judgment." A. Lee Parks, the attorney representing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/11/met_143194.shtml
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Harbin's DUI case delayed 5th time

...to have some movement?" the judge asked Assistant City Solicitor Warren Atkinson and Mr. Harbin's attorney, Robert Highsmith, before setting Aug. 5 as Mr. Harbin's next court date. Mr. Atkinson told the judge he has had difficulty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/25/met_463416.shtml
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Ethics commission is too small to meet

...Friday has been canceled. The exodus from the commission began shortly after Gov. Sonny Perdue took office, when Robert Highsmith resigned to join the new Republican governor's legal staff. Then, Mr. Perdue pressured Commissioner Rodney Strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/06/met_371832.shtml
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Republicans call for action on Taylor ethics allegations

...controversial land deal. Former Attorney General Mike Bowers and onetime ethics commission member and former Perdue aide Robert Highsmith also urged the watchdog panel to bar Mr. Taylor from spending the funds until the investigation is complete. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/22/met_93368.shtml
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Harbin admits to reckless driving

...reporters after court and did not return calls, has said he would take responsibility for his actions. His attorney, Robert Highsmith, said Monday's plea accomplished that. "He's taken responsibility for what the solicitor ultimately decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/28/met_481131.shtml
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GBI starts probe into expense reports filed by state Sen. Balfour

...made "mistakes" and agreed to reimburse the state nearly $1,200 in addition to paying the fine. His attorney, Robert Highsmith, said Tuesday that Balfour never committed any crimes.Under state law, any legislator who knowingly and willingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-11/gbi-starts-probe-expense-repo
Complaint fails to rouse ethics panel

...rush consideration. So, by the end of the day, that was done by Mr. Klein's lawyer, former commission member Robert Highsmith. It's unusual for the commission to act on a complaint during a campaign. There is such a backlog of cases that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/25/met_93853.shtml
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Massey receives ethics fine

...University chiropractors and faculty and failing to include his ties to a number of companies on disclosure forms. Robert Highsmith, a lawyer representing Mr. Campbell, asked that the case be dismissed because the election has passed. "He is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/19/met_247863.shtml
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