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Bill Tucker selected “Georgia Super Lawyers 2017″

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker and Ford, P.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized  William L. Tucker as a Georgia 2017 Super Lawyer in Business Litigation.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for less than 5% of attorneys practicing in Georgia.

Alan Rothschild Presents on Private Foundations at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

 

Page Scrantom shareholder Alan Rothschild presented on the use of private foundations in the estate planning context at the 51st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida held January 9-13, 2017.  With over 3,000 attendees, The Heckerling conference is the largest gathering of estate planning professionals in the nation.

Rothschild presented “The Nuts and Bolts of Private Foundations (for Estate Planners)” and collaborated with Victoria B. Bjorklund of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP, New York, New York, and Carolyn O. Ward of Ropes & Grapy, LLP, Washington, DC, to present a special session entitled “Private Foundation Governance and Grantmaking:  Practical Solutions to Everyday Dilemmas.” 

Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2016

Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2016 “For 14 years Georgia Trend has ask the state’s attorneys to tell us who the think are the best in their field”.

We are proud to announce the following attorneys were elected to  Georgia Trend’s 2016 Legal Elite Business Law  George W. Mize,  Corporate Law  Adam Pease and Jerry Watts Personal Injury Law  Alan Snipes,  Labor & Employment Law  Julie Dorchak Johnson, Taxes/Estate/Trust Law  Rusty Hinds,   Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights Law  Steve Gunby,  Family Law  Betsy McBride,  General Practice Law  Jim Clark,  Public Finance/Bond Law  Rob McKenna,  Real Estate/Constructions Law  Kee Evans

Linda Nguyen is featured in the Agency Today Magazine

Linda Nguyen is featured in the agency today Magazine as an Agent Spotlight.  Agency Today Magazine is a national publication provided to First American title agents throughout the country discussing growth and prosperity in the real estate title industry.  As an Agent Spotlight, Linda answered the question:  “Do you feel that the labeling of the Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance as optional made consumer less likely to purchase on Owner’s Title Policy?  If so, how did you overcome the objection?”  To view the complete Article please visit Agency Today Magazine Issue 5 , page 39. issuu.com/firstam/docs/at5/39

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2017

Columbus, GA

Alan F. Rothschild, Jr.       Non-Profit /Charities Law   /  Trusts and Estates

Charles H. Ford, Jr.           Trust and Estates

E. Lowry Reid, Jr.              Trust and Estates

Williams Scrantom, Jr.     Commercial Litigation   /  Personal Injury Litigation – Defense

Winter Park, FL

J. Lindsay Builder, Jr.       Real Estate Law

 

Page Scrantom Shareholder Elected to Board of Atlanta Estate Planning Council

Alan Rothschild has been elected to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Estate Planning Council. The Council is comprised of a select group of attorneys, CPAs, financial and insurance advisors, and trust officers in the Atlanta area who are considered by their peers to be experts in the field of estate planning.

Fourth annual Dragon Boat Races

The 20 member Dragon Boat team of the USS Page Scrantom participated in the fourth annual Dragon Boat Races on Saturday, May 7, 2016 as part of the festivities of Uptown Columbus RiverFest 2016. The competition included many local corporate businesses, community groups and teams of friends and family racing against each other.

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Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Congratulate Their Super Lawyers

Page, Scrantom is pleased to announce that Thomas F. Gristina, E. Lowry Reid, Jr., Alan F. Rothschild, Jr., William G. Scrantom, Jr. and William L. Tucker have made the annual list of Super Lawyers for 2016 for top lawyers in Georgia.

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Congratulates One Of Their Own

Cecil Cheves, Of Counsel Attorney for the Firm, was recently inducted into the Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame.  He was recognized for his endurance sports, which included competing in Ironman Triathlons and the prestigious Boston Marathon for the last time in 2010.  Cecil is also a key organizer and supporter for many local events, including the Soldier Marathon, which attracted close to 2,000 participants this past November.

Watch the Ledger Enquirer interview with Cecil Cheves.

 

Our Firm Welcomes Four New Attorneys And One First Year Law Clerk

We are pleased to announce the addition of four Attorneys to our Firm, George W. Mize, Jr., William C. Pound, Alan F. Rothschild, Jr. and LaRae D. Moore. Cameron H.A. Saunders will also join our Firm as a First Year Law Clerk. They bring to our Firm many years of experience in Commercial Real Estate, Tax and Estate Planning, Charitable Gift Planning, Corporate Law, Employment Law, Medical Malpractice and Commercial, General and Insurance Defense Litigation.

Georgia W. Mize, Jr.George W. Mize, Jr.

George W. Mize, Jr. has joined the law firm of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. as a Shareholder. Mr. Mize’s areas of concentration include Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use, Property Tax Appeals, Commercial Lending, Business and Corporate law and Franchising.

LaRae D. MooreLaRae D. Moore

LaRae D. Moore has joined the law firm of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. Ms. Moore concentrates her practice in the area of general civil litigation.

William C. PoundWilliam C. Pound

William C. Pound has joined the law firm of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. as a Shareholder. Mr. Pound’s practice areas include Commercial transactions, Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions, Property Tax appeals and Business and Corporate law.

Alan F. Rothschild, Jr.Alan F. Rothschild, Jr.

Alan F. Rothschild, Jr. has joined the law firm of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. as a Shareholder. Mr. Rothschild has practiced Estate Planning, Taxation and General Business Law in Columbus and Atlanta for over thirty years. He is past Chair of the American Bar Association’s 25,000 member Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section and State Bar of Georgia’s Fiduciary Law Section, and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the American College of Tax Counsel.

Cameron H. A. SaundersCameron H. A. Saunders

Cameron H. A. Saunders has joined the law firm of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. as First Year Law Clerk. He will focus his practice mainly in the areas of Corporate, Estate Planning, and Real Estate.