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: integrity, servant leadership, respect for others and the pursuit of excellence. 

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JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Will Bennett to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group.

November 22, 2021

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Will Bennett to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group. Will Bennett focuses his legal practice on tax and wealth planning. He assists clients with estate planning matters, including Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Advance Directives in Healthcare. In addition, Will focuses on tax controversy, from audit defense through litigation. He also advises clients on corporate matters such as entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, and governance issues. Originally from Statesboro, Georgia, Will graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Avian Biology before earning his Juris Doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. While at Mercer, he was a member of the Mercer Law Review, ABA Moot Court team, and the W. Homer Drake, Jr. Bankruptcy Inn of Court. Will continued his education at New York University School of Law where he obtained an LL.M. in Taxation. James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is excited to have the knowledge, understanding, standards, and dedication that Will brings to the team.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Donia Wanna to the firm’s General Litigation practice group.

November 19, 2021

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Donia Wanna to the firm’s General Litigation practice group.Donia focuses her practice on businesses, insurance companies, and local governments in a variety of civil matters including business, employment, insurance claims and coverage disputes, and contractual disputes.Donia graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and international affairs. After completing her undergraduate work, Donia attended Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. While attending law school, Donia was a member The Fellowship of Adolescent Mentors, The Federalist Society, Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity and the Negotiations Team. In addition, Donia was a member of the William Augustus Bootle Inn of Court and the W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court. Donia graduated cum laude from Mercer in 2021.James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is excited to have the experience, understanding, principles, and dedication that Donia brings to the team.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Jackson Bush has joined the Firm’s Real Estate practice group.

November 12, 2021

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Jackson Bush to the firm’s Real Estate practice group. Jackson focuses his practice on all areas of real estate law, commercial real estate transactions and government-guaranteed lending. Prior to joining James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP, Jackson gained experience in local government real estate transactional law, real estate litigation, complex local government litigation and real estate transactional law. He has litigated at both the state and federal level. He also worked with the Associate County Commissioners of Georgia, assisting county governments with critical real estate and facility financing. James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is excited to have the experience, knowledge, standards, and commitment that Jackson brings to the team.

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