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Associates.

Paul B. Frickey

Paul B. FrickeyPaul Frickey’s practice has focused on real estate and land use litigation with particular emphasis on zoning and sign ordinances since 1998. His practice has also included annexation, premises liability, elections, commercial litigation, and quiet title actions. Recently, Mr. Frickey has primarily represented local governments, including numerous cities and counties across the state of Georgia. He speaks regularly at Continuing Legal Education seminars on topics including zoning, sign ordinances, and road and access law. Mr. Frickey received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Economics and Minor in Business Administration. He graduated at the top of his class while obtaining his Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University. Mr. Frickey received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. During law school, he received the American Jurisprudence Award for Corporations and was Magister of the Phi Delta Phi honor fraternity. Mr. Frickey is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the Northern District of Georgia and Middle District of Georgia federal district courts, and the Eleventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.

pfrickey@jarrard-davis.com

Kenneth P. Robin

Kenneth RobinKenneth P. Robin’s practice includes various facets of local government law with a particular focus on general litigation, employment law, commercial litigation and ordinance/contract drafting. Mr. Robin received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University and received his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law. Prior to joining Jarrard & Davis, LLP, Mr. Robin practiced local government law as an associate with Foster & Foster, P.C. in Jonesboro, Georgia, where he represented various local government officials and entities including Clayton County, Georgia and the City of Riverdale in claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, as well as tort, employment, premises liability and personal injury claims. Mr. Robin also previously worked as an associate with the law firms of Dreger, Coyle, Bergman & Pieschel, LLC and Richard J. Dreger, P.C., where he worked primarily on general litigation, commercial litigation, collections, real estate litigation, foreclosure and estate planning/probate matters. Mr. Robin is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the Northern District of Georgia and Middle District of Georgia federal district courts, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

krobin@jarrard-davis.com

G. Aaron Meyer

G. Aaron Meyer Aaron Meyer’s practice areas include various facets of local government law with a particular focus on general litigation and ad valorem taxation. Mr. Meyer received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Georgia State University and received his Juris Doctor from Georgia State College of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Meyer served as a student attorney in the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and accepted a summer internship with the Fulton County Superior Court, Business Court Division. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Meyer was the program director of a successful men’s gymnastics program in Suwanee, GA. A member of the State Bar of Georgia since 2013, Mr. Meyer is licensed to practice in all state and superior courts in the State of Georgia.

ameyer@jarrard-davis.com


Sarah VanVolkenburgh

Sarah VanVolkenburgh Sarah VanVolkenburgh’s practice focuses primarily on government contracts, zoning, and eminent domain. Ms. VanVolkenburgh received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia, and she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to joining Jarrard & Davis, Ms. VanVolkenburgh clerked for the Honorable W. Leon Barfield in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. While attending law school, she served as Associate Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law, was co-chair of the Environmental Law Society, and served as a student representative on the Law School Building Committee. Ms. VanVolkenburgh is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Illinois and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia, and the Northern District of Georgia.

sarahv@jarrard-davis.com


Molly N. Esswein

MNEMolly Esswein received her Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology from the University of Georgia, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She received her Juris Doctor from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.   Prior to joining Jarrard & Davis, Ms. Esswein clerked for the Honorable Roger W. Dunaway and the Honorable Harold Hinesley for the Superior Courts of the Toombs Judicial Circuit. Ms. Esswein is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia.

messwein@jarrard-davis.com



Sam P. VanVolkenburgh

SamVSam VanVolkenburgh’s practice includes general litigation, commercial litigation, and government contracts.  Mr. VanVolkenburgh received his Juris Doctor with high honors from the University of Michigan School of Law, and received his Bachelor of Arts with honors from Williams College.  Prior to joining Jarrard & Davis, LLP, Mr. VanVolkenburgh practiced commercial litigation with Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP in Atlanta and clerked for Chief Judge William M. Conley in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.  Mr. VanVolkenburgh is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Wisconsin and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Northern District of Georgia.

samv@jarrard-davis.com




Jeffrey M. Strickland

JeffStJeff Strickland’s practice includes commercial transactions, government contracting and procurement, policy development and implementation, and legislation. Before joining Jarrard & Davis, Mr. Strickland served as a Senior Assistant City Attorney with the City of Atlanta Department of Law in its Aviation Practice Group dealing with multifaceted issues related to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Prior to relocating back to Georgia in 2012, Mr. Strickland practiced law for nine years in Salem, Oregon, focusing on various matters including, municipal law, transactions, commercial litigation, and real estate. Mr. Strickland has earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees (Criminal Justice and Political Science) from the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia), a Masters of Public Administration from Georgia College and State University (Milledgeville, Georgia), and a Juris Doctor from Willamette University School of Law (Salem, Oregon).

jeffs@jarrard-davis.com



J. Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell’s practice focuses on complex litigation, appellate, and regulatory board matters. Paul graduated with University Honors from Brigham Young University. He then graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2006, cum laude, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Following law school, Paul clerked for the Honorable John Simpson and the Honorable Dennis Blackmon in Carroll County. Paul has spoken at various continuing legal education seminars on topics such as professionalism. He is licensed to practice in all state courts in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the Northern District of Georgia.

paulm@jarrard-davis.com



Kayla F. Van Oosterwyk

Kayla Van Oosterwyk’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense and employment law. Ms. Van Oosterwyck brings four years of intense workers’ compensation claims management experience to our practice group as a former claims adjuster with two nationally recognized insurance companies. Ms. Van Oosterwyk compliments the workers’ compensation practice team significantly with in-depth knowledge of the claims management insurance process, assessment of appropriate reserves allocation, and insurance/third-party administration closure strategy development. Ms. Van Oosterwyk received her Bachelor of Arts from the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and her Juris Doctor from Georgia State College of Law in 2012. While attending law school, Ms. Van Oosterwyk served as a student attorney in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, and as a student benefits advisor at the Employee Benefits Security Administration. Ms. Van Oosterwyk is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia.

kaylav@jarrard-davis.com

Mark D. Sperry

MSperryMark D. Sperry’s practice areas include various facets of local government law with a particular focus on complex litigation, appellate practice, employment law, 42 U.S.C. §1983 claims, and zoning law.
Mr. Sperry received his Juris Doctor from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, graduating with an “Honors” designation in Trial Advocacy. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sperry received both his Master of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Management, from the University of Wyoming College of Business in Laramie, Wyoming, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma academic Honor Societies.

Mr. Sperry has a wide range of legal experience, and has held attorney positions with a prominent Atlanta civil litigation firm, the Fulton County Attorney’s office, and an international financial services corporation based in Atlanta. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Forsyth County Bar Association. Mr. Sperry is admitted to all State and Superior Courts in Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

msperrry@jarrard-davis.com



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