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Judges at Appellate Practice Section Luncheon Laud New Governor’s Support of Judiciary

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The Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia convened as part of the Georgia Bar’s mid-year meeting. In spite of the fact that many participants came over from the swearing-in of Judge Boggs to the Court of Appeals, the luncheon was lively and well-attended. Originally intended to be a candidates’s forum for candidates… Continue Reading

Uniform Rule on Electronic Court Filing: A Step in the Right Direction For Georgia

Posted in News, Supreme Court of Georgia, Writing

Yesterday, I noticed that there is a proposed rule from the State Bar of Georgia to provide for electronic filing in Georgia courts. Of course, it’s just a proposed rule (PDF). And what comes of it may be simply a model rule for trial courts to follow if they choose to allow electronic filing. But… Continue Reading

E-Filing is the Talk of the Georgia Bar Meeting

Posted in News, Record on Appeal, Supreme Court of Georgia

Two days at the annual meeting of the State Bar of Georgia in Myrtle Beach have given me enough material for a week of blogging. For today, the big news is that the Supreme Court will mandate e-filing for all attorneys before the end of the summer and will create a system for submission of… Continue Reading

The Supreme Court of Georgia Now Allows E-Filing of Briefs

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While it feels like August in Georgia, for appellate practitioners it may feel a little like it is Christmas. Today, the Supreme Court of Georgia has begun accepting briefs through its new e-filing system. From today forward, lawyers who are in good standing and members of the State Bar of Georgia and the the Supreme… Continue Reading