a full-service business law firm

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is a full-service business law firm delivering high-quality, cost-effective legal services for individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. Our firm believes in Southern values and represents Southern progress. As Georgia’s Law Firm, James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is here to help grow and protect our clients’ interests — and to deliver an entrepreneurial, creative approach designed to help our clients throughout Georgia succeed in achieving their goals. We do so with a non-negotiable commitment to our core values: excellence, integrity, honesty, client driven, Scriptural principles and respect for families and staff.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that David S. Cromer has joined the firm

November 06, 2018

We are proud to announce that David S. Cromer has joined the firm’s general litigation practice group as an Associate. David focuses his legal practice on litigation, insurance defense, and financial institutions. He is originally from Thomaston, Georgia. He earned his B.A. in English from Gordon State College, graduating cum laude in 2014. He then graduated magna cum laude from Mercer University School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor in 2018. While at Mercer, David was Editor in Chief of the Mercer Law Review, and was a student member of the William Augustus Bootle Inn of Court.

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JBBG is proud to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony of Adams ADR

October 29, 2018

JBBG is proud to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony of Adams ADR. Did you know one of our very own partners is an ADR mediator; Duke R. Groover? To find out more or to reserve Mr. Groover as a mediator please visit https://www.adamsadrservices.com/mediator/duke-r-groover/

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Richard A. Epps, Jr. has joined the firm

October 22, 2018

JBBG is proud to announce that Richard “Rick” A. Epps, Jr. has joined the firm’s financial institution and real estate practice group. Rick focuses his practice on all areas of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions and loan closings, contract negotiation, lender representation, title examination, title insurance and drafting of closing documents. Prior to joining James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP, Rick was a partner in the litigation practice group at Martin Snow, LLP where he worked for 19 years focusing primarily on the defense of medical malpractice actions. Rick earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1999, and his Bachelor of Art in Accounting from the University of Georgia in 1996.

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