The University of Pennsylvania School of Law’s Supreme Court Clinic and James Radford, LLC recently submitted to the United States Supreme Court a petition for certiorari in connection with the matter of Underwood v. Harkins. The Underwood matter involves important questions of First Amendment jurisprudence; namely, the degree to which public employees who run for [...]
We are proud to announce yesterday’s verdict in the case of Lisa Karas v. New NGC, Inc., tried before a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. After a two-day trial, the jury found that the plaintiff, a female human resources manager at a Duluth, Georgia, manufacturing plant, had been [...]
Beginning January 1, 2013, James Radford, LLC will be moving its offices to the historic Trust Building in the downtown square of Decatur, Georgia. Our new address will be:
James Radford, LLC
545 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
We will also be welcoming some new members to the team [...]
In 2011, James and the lawyers of Parks, Chesin & Walbert, negotiated a significant settlement for a young man who was assaulted while performing court-ordered community service. According to the Complaint filed in the case of Roszina v. YMCA, et al., the youths had been left unsupervised for a period of time. While unsupervised, two [...]
I was fortunate to be able to accompany fellow members of Clairmont Presbyterian Church on a Habitat for Humanity sponsored trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Many residents of Tuscaloosa are still rebuilding from last year’s tornadoes, which destroyed or damaged a number of homes. Our pastor asked me to write a reflection on the trip [...]
If you have been terminated or laid off from your employer, you may have been asked to sign a general release agreement in exchange for some severance payment. You may be asking yourself, is this a fair offer? Should I accept this? Should I sign these papers?
If you believe you may have some valid [...]
I try to maintain a highly useful resource for those seeking information about appealing their unemployment benefits in Georgia. I now have a new web form to allow me to more quickly evaluate unemployment inquiries. If you are seeking legal representation for your unemployment benefits appeal, please complete the web form by clicking [...]
The City of Lakeland, Georgia, has agreed to pay $250,000 to two former Chiefs of Police who brought suit under the Georgia Whistleblower Act, O.C.G.A. § 45-1-4. This is the largest reported settlement of a case brought against a municipality under the Georgia Whistleblower Act.
The complaint, brought by former Lakeland Chief of Police Robbie [...]
Click below to read and download the brief we filed today in the matter of Grantham et al. v. City of Lakeland, et al. I, along with my co-counsel Trent Coggins of Valdosta, represent Robbie Grantham and Kevin Trolinger, two Chiefs of Police who were terminated after refusing demands by Lakeland Mayor Bill Darsey to commit [...]
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Attorney James Radford attained an unanimous decision by the Georgia Supreme Court, reversing a lower court’s order that the City and Mayor of Greenville, Georgia, were immune from liability for acts taken without authority of law.
In a unanimous opinion, the Georgia Supreme Court today held that the City of Greenville, Georgia, [...]
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