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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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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Joe Potente has joined the firm

January 31, 2018

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that L. Joseph Potente has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Potente is an associate in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. His practice focuses on representing individual and corporate clients in commercial and business litigation. Mr. Potente graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Economics in 2014. He then graduated cum laude from the University Of Georgia School Of Law in 2017. While attending law school, he served as the executive editor of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law. He was also the Vice Chair of the Georgia Law Business Negotiations Team and won a National Title at the 2017 Energy Law Negotiation Competition. Mr. Potente is originally from Kingsport, Tennessee and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Potente can be reached at jpotente@jamesbatesllp.com or 404.978.7965.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Michael Seymour has joined the firm

January 30, 2018

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Michael L. Seymour has joined the firm’s Corporate and Transactional practice group as an Associate. Michael focuses his legal practice on business and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and corporate formation. Originally from Woodstock, Georgia, Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2014 with a B.A. in Political Science. Michael earned his Juris Doctor with honors from Georgia State University College of Law in 2017. While at Georgia State, Michael was a member of the Georgia State Moot Court Team and the Georgia State University Law Review, where he served as associate articles editor. While in law school, Michael also served as the President of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society and Vice President of the Business & Law Society. Michael currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael can be reached at mseymour@jamesbatesllp.com or 404.978.7966.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Caitlyn Clark has joined the firm

January 25, 2018

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Caitlyn Clark has joined the firm. Ms. Clark is an associate in the firm’s General Litigation practice group. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation and insurance litigation. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture with honors from Georgia Tech in 2013 and earned her Juris Doctor with honors from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in 2017. While in law school, Ms. Clark served as a judicial intern to the Honorable C. Ashley Royal of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and as the book editor for Mercer Law Review’s Eleventh Circuit Survey. Ms. Clark can be reached at cclark@jamesbatesllp.com or 478.749.9970.

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