40 episodes

See You In Court covers a great deal about trials, what happens at trials and verdicts. We will also be covering various appellate court opinions from both the GA Court of Appeals and the GA Supreme Court. We will try to bring to you appellate cases you may find interesting and that have a broad impact on GA citizens.

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See You In Court covers a great deal about trials, what happens at trials and verdicts. We will also be covering various appellate court opinions from both the GA Court of Appeals and the GA Supreme Court. We will try to bring to you appellate cases you may find interesting and that have a broad impact on GA citizens.

    Do You Feel Safe? Negligent Security | See You In Court Podcast

    Do You Feel Safe? Negligent Security | See You In Court Podcast

    Today on the podcast, Robin and Lester discuss negligent security with Gilbert Deitch and Andrew Rogers
     
    Guest Bio
     
    Gil Deitch is widely recognized as a leading advocate for the rights of
    crime victims and an expert on civil cases arising from rapes and other
    criminal assaults occurring on private and public property. For decades he
    has been known by lawyers and judges as a pioneering force in the field of
    premises liability and has handled more negligent security cases than any
    other attorney in the State of Georgia and throughout the Southeast.
     
    Gil Deitch is a member of the Georgia and Tennessee Bar Associations. He
    belongs to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He received his law
    degree (J.D.) from the University of Tennessee in 1970 and his
    undergraduate degree (B.B.A.) from the University of Georgia in 1967.
     
    Andy Rogers has worked tirelessly for crime victims since 1988. After
    beginning his career as criminal prosecutor, Mr. Rogers has concentrated
    exclusively on representing crime victims in civil cases for over 20 years.

    Links:
    Atlanta Crime Victim Attorneys - Deitch + Rogers
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org

    • 1 hr 24 min
    What Is Justice II | See You In Court Podcast

    What Is Justice II | See You In Court Podcast

     
    Today on the podcast, Robin and Lester flashback to previous guests answers on the ultimate question: What is Justice?
    Links:
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org

    • 37 min
    Judgment and Mercy: The Turbulent Life and Times of the Judge Who Condemned the Rosenbergs | See You In Court Podcast

    Judgment and Mercy: The Turbulent Life and Times of the Judge Who Condemned the Rosenbergs | See You In Court Podcast

     
     
    Today on the podcast, Robin and Lester interview author and lawyer Martin Siegel
     
    Guest Bio
    Martin Siegel’s law practice focuses on briefing and arguing complex appeals in federal and state courts. He also handles key motions in trial courts and consults on legal analysis and strategy. Siegel has won appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate courts around
    the country, and the Texas Supreme Court, and has repeatedly earned recognition
    from peers. 
    In 2012, he was elected to the Texas Bar Foundation, a fellowship limited to 0.3% of federal civil appeals | Houston | Law Offices of Martin J. Siege (siegelfirm.com)licensed Texas attorneys each year based on regional peer nomination. The Texas Bar Foundation supports projects providing affordable legal services for underserved communities, promotes professionalism, and educates the public about the justice system. Martin graduated from the University of Texas undergrad and then Harvard Law School. 
    After graduating from Harvard Law School, Martin J. Siegel was the last law clerk for Judge Irving R. Kaufman, the subject of Martin’s new book, who served on the Second Circuit. Martin then served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York and as Special Counsel on the staff of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee from 2000-2001.
     He now practices law in Houston, Texas and teaches American Legal History at the University of Houston Law Center, where he also directs the Appellate Civil Rights Clinic. He also serves on the board of the Anti-Defamation League, Southwest Region, and has drafted state legislative testimony and amicus briefing for the ADL. Martin is also a Senior Editor of Litigation, a quarterly publication of the American Bar Association’s Section on Litigation.

    Links:
     Houston | Law Offices of Martin J. Siege (siegelfirm.com)
    https://www.martinjsiegel.com/
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org

    • 1 hr 37 min
    The Ins and Outs of Governmental Liability with Craig T. Jones | See You In Court

    The Ins and Outs of Governmental Liability with Craig T. Jones | See You In Court

    Today on the podcast, Robin and Lester interview Craig T. Jones
     
    Guest Bio
    Craig Jones is a North Carolina native who is a graduate of Brown University and Wake Forest University School of Law. He has been handling cases of governmental liability since the 1980’s—including two civil rights cases that Craig personally argued in the United States Supreme Court: Hope v. Pelzer (2002) and Scott v. Harris (2007). In addition to representing plaintiffs in police misconduct and other governmental liability cases, Craig has practiced extensively in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, and premises liability.
    After practicing for 29 years in Atlanta and 8 years in Washington, Georgia, Craig and his wife Sharon are in the process of moving their empty nest to Savannah, where he will continue to maintain a statewide tort practice with civil rights cases in all three federal districts of Georgia.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrVKSgRZ2GY
    Links:
    Craig T. Jones, P.C. – Trial Lawyer (craigtjones.com)
    Scott v Harris (USSC 05-1631) Pursuit Video
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org
     

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Judge Mike Jacobs | See You in Court Podcast

    Judge Mike Jacobs | See You in Court Podcast

    Judge Mike Jacobs has served on the State Court of DeKalb
    County since June 2015. Mike is the first openly LGBTQ+
    countywide elected official in DeKalb County history and the
    county’s first openly LGBTQ+ trial judge.
     
    Mike serves on the board of directors of Leadership DeKalb, chairs
    Government Day for the program, and is a member of the Class
    of 2016, the best class ever. He also serves on the board of
    directors of the Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia and as
    secretary and a board member of the International Association of
    LGBTQ+ Judges.
     
    Prior to his judicial service, Mike served ten and a half years in
    the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the DeKalb
    communities of Brookhaven, Chamblee, and Toco Hills.  He was
    chairman of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Oversight
    Committee (MARTOC), the joint House and Senate committee
    that oversees MARTA’s management, budget, and fiscal affairs. 
    He also served as chairman of one of the two subcommittees of
    the House Judiciary Committee.
     
    In 2010, Mike received the Allen Thornell Political Advancement
    Award from Georgia Equality for authoring and passing a stronger
    anti-bullying law for public schools. In 2012, Mike served on the Special Joint Committee on Criminal Justice Reform, which vetted major reforms that place greater
    emphasis on rehabilitating non-violent offenders to lead productive lives.

    In 2014, Interim CEO Lee May appointed Mike to the DeKalb
    Operations Task Force (OTF).  The OTF recommended county
    government reforms that the General Assembly enacted to
    help our county function better, including DeKalb’s SPLOST, which
    Mike authored and passed in 2015.
     
    In 2019, Mike was recognized by the Stonewall Bar Association of
    Georgia at its annual awards gala with the award for Outstanding
    Service to the Stonewall Community.
     
    Before joining the bench, Mike was a solo practitioner for four
    years, focusing his practice on consumer bankruptcy and debtor-
    creditor litigation. Mike received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the
    University of Georgia School of Law in 2003. While at UGA Law,
    he served as Executive Articles Editor of the Georgia Law Review. In 1997, Mike received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown
    University in Washington, D.C. Mike is the proud parent of three children, Jonah, Eli, and
    Samantha.

    Links:
    http://judgejacobs.com
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org
     

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Justice Nels Peterson | See You in Court Podcast

    Justice Nels Peterson | See You in Court Podcast

    Today on the podcast, Robin and Lester interview Georgia Supreme Court Justice Nels Peterson
     
    Guest Bio
    Presiding Justice Nels S.D. Peterson was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to
    the Supreme Court of Georgia effective January 1, 2017. He was re-elected
    statewide for a six-year term in 2018. He previously served as a judge of the
    Georgia Court of Appeals, to which he was appointed by Governor Deal effective
    January 1, 2016.
     
    Presiding Justice Peterson graduated from Kennesaw State University with a B.S.in political science and a minor in economics. While at KSU, he served as
    President of Student Government and Chair of the Student Advisory Counsel to the
    Board of Regents, and was named KSU Student of the Year and Outstanding
    Senior in Political Science. Presiding Justice Peterson received his J. D. from
    Harvard Law School. At Harvard, he was Executive Editor of the Harvard Journal
    of Law and Public Policy, Executive Vice-President of the Federalist Society, and
    was a finalist in the Ames Moot Court Competition.
     
    Upon graduation from law school, Presiding Justice Peterson served as a law clerk to Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the
    Eleventh Circuit. Presiding Justice Peterson then practiced at King & Spalding
    LLP in Atlanta, where he focused on securities litigation, corporate governance
    litigation, merger-related litigation, and appellate litigation. Presiding Justice Peterson then moved to the Governor’s Office, where he served as Executive Counsel and Deputy Executive Counsel to Governor Sonny Perdue.
     
    In addition to his role as the Governor’s chief legal advisor, Presiding Justice
    Peterson also served as a senior advisor on a broad array of policy issues, including
    water, natural resources, education, the judiciary, and criminal justice.
    At the expiration of Governor Perdue’s term, Presiding Justice Peterson moved to
    the Attorney General’s Office as Counsel for Legal Policy, where he oversaw
    major policy issues and litigation, as well as the rewrite of the state’s Open
    Records and Open Meetings Acts. 
    In 2012, the Attorney General appointed Presiding Justice Peterson as Georgia’s first Solicitor General. In that position, he oversaw all of the state’s civil appellate litigation, played a lead role in all policy-related litigation, and served as a senior advisor to the Attorney General. Presiding Justice Peterson was then appointed Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs and Secretary to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, a position he held until his appointment to the Court of Appeals.
    Presiding Justice Peterson has served on numerous government and non-profit
    boards and committees, has received a variety of honors and awards, lives with his
    wife Jennifer and two children in Cobb County, and is an active member of
    Johnson Ferry Baptist Church.

    Links:
    Presiding Justice Nels S.D. Peterson – Supreme Court of Georgia (gasupreme.us)
    http://www.akintate.com/
    https://www.gatriallawyers.net/
    See You In Court (seeyouincourtpodcast.org)
    To learn more about the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, visit fairplay.org

    • 1 hr 34 min

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