May 5, 2021

MSP is proud to announce that Ashley Garner, wife of partner Andy Garner, was recognized as Sustainer of the Year at the Junior Service League of Rome’s annual May Dinner for her years of dedicated service to our community. Ashley is a past president of JSL and is the executive director of the Community Foundation for Greater Rome. Ashley is pictured (L) with the 2020 Sustainer of the Year, Jennifer Bagby (R), sister-in-law of partner Scott Smith. The entire MSP family remains committed to serving the Rome and northwest Georgia community.

April 5, 2021

Lee Niedrach recently settled a lawsuit for $500,000 on behalf of a pedestrian who was hit in the roadway and severely injured. The insurance company initially refused to pay anything. Lee was forced to file a lawsuit and finally secured this policy-limits settlement for his client.

Lee also settled a car wreck case for $112,000. The client spent several days in the hospital but made a full recovery.

February 24, 2021

The Firm is pleased to announce that Partner Jule Peek has become a Certified Mediator. Jule has more than three decades of experience in litigation and negotiations. He has been in hundreds of mediations as an advocate part one of the parties. To gain certification as a mediator, Jule met a strict set of ethics criteria and training requirements. Jule will continue to maintain a full caseload with the addition of this new practice area.

December 28, 2020

This afternoon MSP Associate Trey Newton was sworn in to practice law by the Hon. Jack Niedrach of the Superior Court of Floyd County. Trey recently passed the Bar Examination. Now that he has taken his oath and been sworn in, Trey is authorized to practice law in all trial level courts throughout the State of Georgia. Many family members and colleagues were present to celebrate this momentous occasion, both in person and by video-conferencing.

November 3, 2020

See Judge Chris Jackson on his first day on the bench as Chief Municipal Court Judge of Rome. This part-time position allows Judge Jackson to maintain a full-time practice with MSP. And congratulations to outgoing Judge Bryan Johnson who will be taking his seat on the Superior Court of Floyd County in the new year.

October 14, 2020

Welcome Trey Newton, MSP’s newest attorney! Trey graduated from Berry College where he played football for the Vikings. From there he went on to earn his law degree in 2020 from Georgia State University College of Law. Last week Trey sat for the Georgia Bar Exam, and will receive his results this December. Trey, his wife Megan, and their newborn Jackson reside in Rome.

September 29, 2020

Congratulations to our very own Chris Jackson who last night was sworn in as Chief Municipal Court Judge of Rome by the Rome City Commission! Judge Jackson replaces outgoing Judge Bryan Johnson, who was recently elected to the Superior Court of Floyd County. This part-time position allows Chris to continue a full practice with MSP. Chris had this to say.

Being appointed by the City Commission to serve as Chief Judge is an honor and I look forward to continuing to build on the great work Judge Johnson has done for Rome.

Congratulations also to Judge John Scott Husser, pictured, who was also sworn in as assistant judge. Pictured left to right are Judge Husser, City Attorney Andy Davis, and Judge Jackson.

September 14, 2020

MSP has been voted Rome’s 2020 BEST law firm, an honor now held 4 consecutive years in a row! Thank you for the votes and your support!

September, 2020

MSP honors all those who lost their lives 19 years ago on 9/11 as a result of the terrorist attacks. We also are thankful and remember all of the firefighters, police officers, and front line workers who sacrificed themselves while rescuing victims from the terrible events.

August 25, 2020

MSP attorney Linton Johnson was recently elected as Secretary of the Rome Bar Association for the 2020-2021 cycle. The Rome Bar meets regularly to address and discuss legal issues of local importance. This gives Members the chance to meet, know and work within the community of Rome lawyers and judges beyond the walls of the office. The Secretary usually goes on to serve as Vice President and then President, effectively making the position a three year commitment.