Tips from the best trial attorneys in Georgia
Pretrial Litigation & Strategy

Sage Advice: What the Best Trial Attorneys Know That You Might Not

Kastorf Law asked a number of stellar trial attorneys to each answer the following question: “What is one thing—big or small—that you wish you had realized earlier on in your career? It could be a great trial tip, a discovery tactic, a negotiating strategy, or something about the business of

The Law Office of Sheri Oluyemi, LLC. is an Atlanta and Smyrna Georgia law firm that provides solutions to your employment-related problems.

Firms You Should Know: The Law Office of Sheri Oluyemi

Kastorf Law’s new series “Firms You Should Know” begins with The Law Office of Sheri Oluyemi. This series will profile small firms and solo practitioners throughout Georgia. We will interview the firm’s founders, explain what the firm does well, and, perhaps most importantly, close by highlighting why the firm should

Tort Litigation

Analysis of a Trial Win: Michael Wells v. The Estate of Kevin Jernigan

$2+ Million for an unexpected U-turn in Muscogee County, GA Congratulations to Drew Ashby and Chase Swanson for obtaining more than $2 million from a Muscogee County jury on behalf of a man injured by a commercial flatbed truck when a car ahead in traffic made a sudden U-turn. Kastorf

Amending professional negligence claims in Georgia
Pretrial Litigation & Strategy

How precise does the content of a medical malpractice affidavit need to be?

Earlier this month, Kastorf Law posted Kurt Kastorf and Maxwell Thelen’s article from Verdict Magazine on how to amend professional negligence claims in Georgia. But when is an amendment even necessary? A recent Court of Appeals of Georgia case provides some helpful guidance. What is the implication of Giddens v.

Kurt Kastorf is a Georgia appellate attorney who handles appeals before the Court of Appeals of Georgia

What cases are directly appealable in Georgia?

Is a judgment you received from a Georgia court directly appealable to the Court of Appeals of Georgia? Broadly, there are two classes of directly appealable judgments in Georgia. First are those that are expressly by statute. Second are those for which you’ve obtained a certificate to appeal. Of course,

How to make an appellate brief more persuasive
Embedded Trial Counsel

One Easy Thing to Look For When Editing Legal Writing

What’s a way to fix even good writing during the editing stage? Kastorf Law previously suggested a simple fix that even most good writers can make during the writing process: pay attention to where you are placing the word “only” in sentences. What about when you are editing? Try taking