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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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce the addition of wealth planning analyst Kiely Donaldson to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group

January 28, 2022

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of wealth planning analyst Kiely Donaldson to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group. Kiely advises clients in estate and wealth transition planning issues including estate tax, asset protection, estate administration, compliance reporting, corporate and partnership structures, and IRS examinations and negotiating. Prior to joining James-Bates-Brannan-Groover–LLP, Kiely gained significant experience in tax, accounting, financial analysis, and wealth planning, working in both public accounting and in industry. Kiely is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Georgia. She also holds an MBA from Ball State University and a BBA in finance from Georgia State University. James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is excited to have the experience and dedication that Kiely brings to the team.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce the addition of attorney Park Burford to the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group

January 28, 2022

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Park Burford to the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group. Park’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Park gained significant experience in insurance defense litigation, personal injury, property damage, uninsured motorist, plaintiffs’ personal injury, civil rights, qualified and official immunity and wrongful death. In addition, he has experience with mediation and trial. Park graduated cum laude, from Valdosta State University with a degree in political science and a minor in History. While at Valdosta State, Park served as an intern for the 113th U.S. Congress in the office of Honorable Saxby Chambliss. In addition, he was a judicial board member, Vice President of the Interfraternity Council, and a founding father of the Sigma Chi Fraternity Lambda Mu Chapter. After completing his undergraduate work, Park earned his J.D. as well as an additional certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research and Drafting from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law. While at Mercer, Park worked as a law clerk specializing in insurance defense. He also served as an extern for the City Attorney of Warner Robins, GA. Park was active in Phi Alpha Phi, Phi Alpha Delta, W. A. Bootle American Inn of Court and the Second Amendment Society. James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is excited to have the knowledge, understanding, standards, and dedication that Park brings to the team.

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JBBG welcomes Ryan Marcus

December 22, 2021

Please help us welcome Ryan Marcus as the newest paralegal in our Real Estate practice group.  Ryan joins us with over 16 years of experience in the legal field. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoys music, playing drums, watching sports and spending time with family, especially his parents, sister, brother-in-law and his niece and nephew. Welcome Ryan, we are thrilled you have chosen to be a part of the JBBG family.

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