President’s Message

GTLA Involved at Local, State and Federal Levels

BY LAURIE SPEED Fall is always a busy time of year for our political team, and this year has been no exception. The midterm election cycle has kept most of us pretty busy this year (as I’m sure it has many of you, as well!), and the Civil Justice PAC had another record-setting year in terms of money taken in and ...

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Continuing GTLA’s Legacy of Greatness in 2018 – 2019

BY LAURIE SPEED As I begin my term as the 2018 – 2019 President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, I am reminded of the long lineage of leaders who came before me and the immeasurable success enjoyed by this organization at their hands. I am honored to join the ranks of such esteemed leadership and look forward to continuing ...

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Landmark Year Thanks to Efforts of GTLA Membership

BY MIKE PRIETO As I reflect on my year leading this extraordinary organization, I am humbled and grateful for the opportunities I have had to serve you and our clients in their pursuit of justice. Despite being an active member of GTLA and even serving on both the PAC Board and the Executive Committee for many years, the unique experience ...

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Active Engagement Creates Success

BY MIKE PRIETO Each year, on the first Monday after the second Sunday of January, 236 legislators from every corner of Georgia make their way to Atlanta to begin the 40-day legislative session, and 2018 was no different. On Monday, Jan. 8 (while many of us were preparing for the College Football Playoff National Championship game), your legislators began the ...

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GTLA Members Help Preserve Our Civil Justice System

     BY MIKE PRIETO As I write this, I am reflecting on my year thus far as President of this exemplary association. I am reminded of how many truly incredible people came before me, and I am encouraged by the profound talent currently rising in the ranks. As plaintiff’s attorneys, we come from a myriad of backgrounds and ideological perspectives, ...

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