Born Atlanta, GA, 1960; admitted to bar, 1986, Georgia; Preparatory Education: University of Georgia (A. B. magna cum laude, Political Science, 1983). Legal Education: University of Georgia (J.D. cum laude, 1986); Georgia Super Lawyer.
Member: State Bar of Georgia; State Bar of Minnesota; State Bar of Montana; Supreme Court of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; American Bar Association; Atlanta Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Section Executive Committee (2011-2017, Chair Litigation Committee; Member, Ethics Committee);Recipient of 2022 George A. Pindar Award from State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Section. Kennesaw State University, Paralegal Instructor, Real Estate Law, 1985 – 2017.
Publications: Author and Founding Editor, Undiluted Clarity, weekly blog reviewing important secured lending decisions of the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and Federal court decisions construing Georgia law. “2013’s Cases which are each known by One Name: Reese, You, Carr, Gordon II, Wooden and DaVista,” State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Institute, May, 2014; “The Landscape of Georgia Foreclosure Law with Reese in our Rearview Mirror,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Atlanta, November, 2013; “Current Trends in Commercial Real Estate Litigation,” State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Institute; “The Supreme Court Defers to the Executive Branch in Upholding Travel Restrictions to Cuba,” 18 Ga . J. Int’l & Comp L 103 (1985).
Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate; Secured Lending; Real Estate Litigation; Banking and Finance, Landlord Tenant; Confirmations and Deficiencies; REO Sales and Evictions.