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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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Former State Bank Executives Join James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP

January 05, 2016

ATLANTA, GA, January 5, 2016 – James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Atlanta and Macon, today announced two significant personnel additions. Lisa Lane, former Executive Vice President of State Bank and Trust Company, has accepted the position as the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer. Dan Speight, former Vice Chairman and cofounder of State Bank and Trust Company, has joined the firm’s banking and financial institutions practice group, where he will concentrate in regulatory relations, corporate governance, board counsel services, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions...

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In Loving Memory - Oby Terrell Brewer III

October 08, 2015

It is with great sorrow that the James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP family announces the loss of our partner, colleague, and friend, Oby T. Brewer III.  Oby passed away unexpectedly on October 8, 2015.  Oby embodied the best of what we all strive for as lawyers and people of God – honesty, integrity, and excellence, tempered with wit...

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IC-Disc May Provide Substantial Tax Savings To Your Timber Business

October 08, 2015

If your company earns profits from producing or manufacturing exported timber products you should consider forming an Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (“IC-DISC”). The IC-DISC is an underutilized tax incentive available to producers, manufacturers and exporters. Meaning many businesses in the timber industry are paying more tax than is necessary... Continue ReadingAuthors: Will Thompson and Stephen Swinson

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