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Our Firm Obtains Release for Client Initially Denied Bond in SDGA Drug Trafficking Case

April 8, 2024
Last week, our firm was able to get a rare win in federal court—we convinced a federal judge to overturn a prior judge’s order denying our client bond in a large-scale federal drug trafficking case. As a result of that victory, our client will now get to prepare for his trial from the comfort and […]

Attorney Tom Church Testifies Before Georgia Senate; Helps Kill Anti-Hemp Bill

April 1, 2024
Leading up to the final days of the legislative session in Georgia’s General Assembly, Attorney Tom Church was called on to testify before the Senate’s Committee on Regulated Industries regarding a Hemp Bill that would effectively shut down hundreds of hemp retailers across the state of Georgia. The bill, House Bill 1322, would have done […]

Our Firm Defeats Sheriff and District Attorney’s Attempt to Remove Our Client’s Hemp Lawsuit to Federal Court

February 25, 2024
As reported by Law360, our firm has filed a lawsuit against the Sheriff and District Attorney in Columbus, Georgia on behalf of a small business whose stores were illegally raided, and its employees unlawfully arrested, based on law enforcement’s mistaken belief that the stores were selling marijuana rather than hemp products. The case is currently […]

Court of Appeals Rules that Delta-8-THC and Other Hemp Extracts Are Legal, Orders the District Attorney to Return Our Client’s Seized Property

November 6, 2023
Last Thursday, the Court of Appeals became the first appellate court in Georgia to consider whether Delta-8-THC and other similar products are legal hemp extracts or illegal controlled substances under state law—and our clients won. Our clients are a distribution company that supplies convenience stores, gas stations, and vape stores with tobacco, nicotine vapes, and […]

Atlanta Turns to the Church Law Firm for Legal Analysis in the Trump RICO Case

August 31, 2023
Our firm has recently had the honor of being called on by several national and local media outlets to explain and analyze the legal issues in the RICO case brought against Donald Trump and 18 other defendants in Fulton County, Georgia. Since Trump’s indictment, Attorney Tom Church has been featured and/or quoted in national outlets […]




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