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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: 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 attorney Colin Daniels to the firm’s Real Estate practice group

February 03, 2023

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Colin Daniels to the firm’s Real Estate practice group. Colin Daniels’ practice focuses on all areas of commercial real estate and commercial lending, including government-guaranteed lending. Colin obtained his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2022. Before law school, Colin worked in commercial lending as a credit analyst for United Community Bank. During law school, Colin gained experience in a wide variety of legal matters. He resolved IRS issues as a Student Attorney with the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, assisted with landlord-tenant disputes for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation, and served as an Extern with the Consumer Protection Division of the Georgia Attorney General’s Office. Colin was also an active member of the Student Trial Lawyers Association (Mock Trial). James Bates Brannan Groover LLP is excited to have the knowledge, standards and dedication that Colin brings to the team. 

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

January 18, 2023

JBBG is thrilled to annoucne the addition of attorney Maggie Martin to the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group. Maggie’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation matters. Maggie is originally from Ocilla, Georgia. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology, graduating in 2019 with Highest Honor. Maggie then received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude with Highest Distinction for Pro Bono service, from the Georgia State University College of Law in 2022. While attending law school, Maggie served as a GSU Law Student Mentor for incoming first year students. Prior to joining James Bates Brannan Groover LLP, Maggie clerked for Chief Judge Bill Reinhardt in the Tifton Judicial Circuit where she assisted in researching and drafting opinions and observed various stages of litigation. James Bates Brannan Groover LLP is excited to have the knowledge, standards, and dedication that Maggie brings to the team.

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James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce the addition of attorney Jessie Rankin to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group

January 17, 2023

JBBG is thrilled to announce the addition of attorney Jessie Rankin to the firm’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice group. Jessie's practice focuses on tax and wealth planning matters and estate planning, including drafting wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives for healthcare. He also assists clients with general corporate matters. Jessie earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2022. During law school, he served as Executive Managing Editor of the Georgia Law Review and worked as a Teaching Assistant for Professors Patrick Conner, Usha Rodrigues, and Willow Tracy. He also served the University of Georgia Business Law Clinic, where he advised business owners and emerging entrepreneurs on various corporate matters. Prior to attending law school, Jessie graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in History, a minor in Political Science, and a certificate in Legal Studies.

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