George M. Weaver

George M. Weaver: Attorney with Hollberg & Weaver, LLP AV stamp icon
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Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Georgia (published by Law and Politics and Atlanta Magazine). Author: "Ratification as an Exception to the § 1983 Causation Requirement: Plaintiff's Opportunity or Illusion?" 89 Neb. L. Rev. 359 (2010); "The Precedential Value of Unpublished Judicial Opinions," 39 Mercer Law Review 477, Winter 1988, republished in 38 Defense Law Journal; Handbook on the Prosecution of Obscenity Cases (New York: National Obscenity Law Center, 1985); "The Effect in Georgia of a Plea of Nolo Contendere," 13 Georgia Law Review 723, Spring 1979. Assistant Solicitor General, Fulton County, 1977-1981. Assistant Attorney General, State of Georgia, 1981-1984. Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Georgia, 1984—.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Municipal Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Business Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-760-1116  Phone
404-760-1136  Fax
University Attended:
Georgia State University, B.A., with honor, 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
2014, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; 1975, Georgia; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of Georgia; Christian Legal Society.
Reported Cases:
Bearden v. Georgia, 103 S. Ct. 2064 (1983); Myers v. Bowman, 713 F.3d 1319, 1322 (11th Cir. Ga. 2013); United States v. Walker, 438 Fed. Appx. 885 (11th Cir. Ga. 2011; Kjellsen v. Mills, 517 F.3d 1232 (11th Cir. 2008); Griffin Industries, Inc, v. Irvin, 496 F. 3d 1189 (11th Cir. 2007); Higdon v. Jackson, 393 F. 3d 1211 (11th Cir. 2004); Palmer v. Board of Regents, 208 F. 3d 969 (11th Cir. 2000); Morgan v. Ford, 6 F. 3d 750 (11th Cir. 1993); American Booksellers Association v. Webb, 919 F. 2d 1493 (11th Cir. 1990); High Ol'Times, Inc. v. Busbee, 673 F. 2d 1225 (11th Cir. 1982); United States ex rel. Lewis v. Walker, 738 F. Supp. 2d 1284 (M.D. Ga. 2010); Reynolds v. Stahr. 758 F.Supp. 1276 (W.D. Wis. 1991); Delta Air Lines, Inc. v. Western Conference of Teamsters, 722 F.Supp. 725 (1989); Moore v. Tri-City Hospital Authority, 118 F.R.D. 646 (N.D. Ga. 1988);Ferreri v. State of Georgia, 267 Ga. App. 811 (2004); Minor v. Barwick, 264 Ga.App. 327 (2003); Tilley v. City of Hapeville, 218 Ga.App. 39 (1995); Bowman v. State, 258 Ga. 829 (1989); Flynt v. State, 153 Ga.App. 232 (1980).

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Atlanta, Georgia

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