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Anyone can take a moment to strike a check to a local
organization, but actually pausing your own agenda and
donating your quality time can often be the difference
in hoping for change and seeing it with your own eyes.
cases, life-altering legal issues. "It was a
great way to get lawyers to volunteer their
time to help families who couldn't afford
legal representation," Langdale adds.
It's unfortunate and extremely disappointing to recognize, but the truth is that
some members of our community think trial
lawyers are only seeking self-serving interests. While most GTLA members know this
to be untrue, some of us also idly choose
not to help facilitate a change of percep-

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ross Moore II is the Founding Trial
Attorney of Ross Moore II, P.C.
in Atlanta. His practice focuses
exclusively on personal injury litigation. Ross
graduated from the University of Tennessee
and received his law degree at Atlanta's John
Marshall Law School, where he was an editor for
the John Marshall Law Journal. He is a current
member of the GTLA LEAD Class of 2017. Ross
can be reached at Ross@RossMooreLaw.com.

tion. Any lawyer can sit in his or her office
each day aggressively pursuing their client's best interests and, in turn, society has
been positively affected by these efforts.
However, by effectuating change and leavLAWYER FOR A DAY

ing the office behind for just a day to promote

As Chairman of the General Practice and

your local communities' interests in a posi-

Trial Section of the State Bar, Langdale

tive way, everyone is positively affected.

partnered with Georgia Legal Services

Langdale's message is clear: help those in

to help give back to the community in a

need by contributing in ways that you can

very unique way: by motivating lawyers to

afford-whether it be financial support or

donate a single day of their time to those in

the donation of your time. With the right

need. The day consisted of helping indigent

mindset and initiative, each one of us can

clients navigate all types of legal issues.

help cast a more positive light on trial law-

Lawyers from around the state gathered to

yers. Langdale has the means to contrib-

donate their time to help those in need of

ute financially and has done so, but he has

their expertise, varying from the drafting of

also contributed his time by providing it to

wills, adopting children and resolving land-

those who cannot afford legal counsel. I

lord/tenant disputes. Lawyers in Atlanta,

leave you with this encouragement from

Valdosta, Rome, Savannah, Augusta and

Pope Langdale: "You can have more impact

many more cities cleared their calendars

with time than money. It's just a matter of

and happily marched into local Legal

whether you're willing to do it...Not every-

Services offices to give what can often be

one can give what I can give, but what you

construed as more valuable than money-

can do is go help raise money for the United

their time. They charged nothing and gave

Way, or chair a board of your local YMCA.

invaluable time to deserving clients that

Just go get involved in the community and

faced a plethora of challenging and, in some

you'll have just as much impact." ●

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Verdict - Summer 2017

President’s Message
Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
GTLA Champion Members
Welcome New GTLA Members!
Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Intro
Verdict - Summer 2017 - cover1
Verdict - Summer 2017 - cover2
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 3
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 4
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 5
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 6
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 7
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 8
Verdict - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 11
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 15
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 17
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 19
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 20
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 21
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 22
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 23
Verdict - Summer 2017 - The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 25
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 26
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 27
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 29
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 30
Verdict - Summer 2017 - New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 32
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 33
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 35
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 37
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 39
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Welcome New GTLA Members!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
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