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CSKL Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® Lists in Multiple Practice Areas and Office Locations

Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell, LLP is pleased to announce our Attorneys named to 2021...


CSKL Fundamental of the Week

"Own Your Work-Life Balance". CSKL is built around a set of fundamentals showing that


Melissa Bailey Wins Summary Judgment and Sanctions in Bad Faith Case

Melissa Bailey recently won summary judgment in a first party bad faith case for a...


Joe Kingma and Kent Stair Named 2021 Best Lawyers'® Lawyer of the Year in Their Practice Areas

Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell, LLP is pleased to announce our 2021 Best Lawyer’s®, Lawyer of the Year award winners!

Johannes S. Kingma recognized as Best Lawyers® 2021 Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta, GA

Kent T. Stair recognized as Best Lawyers® 2021 Litigation – Construction “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, SC

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To Our Clients: Important COVID-19 Information from Copeland, Stair. Kingma & Lovell, LLP

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The Georgia Court of Appeals holds Apportionment of Fault to Non-Parties Does Not Permit Apportionment of Damages - Commercial Litigation Blog Post by Dan Millman and Shannon Sprinkle

On May 21, 2020, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued an opinion in the closely watched legal malpractice case of Alston & Bird, LLP v. Hatcher Management Holdings, LLC (“Hatcher II”).  The Court of Appeals’ construction of Georgia’s apportionment statute, O.C.G.A. § 51-12-33, may have important implications in tort litigation when defendants analyze joinder of non-parties and consider the utility of filing a notice of non-party fault.

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