Author Archives: Spence Johnson

“Can I just give the bank a deed in lieu?”

Plenty of collateral? Suppose John Doe and Peter Doe want to start a mini-warehouse facility. They start a limited liability company called Doe & Doe, LLC, and go to Main Street Bank to borrow the $1,000,000 they need to buy … Read the rest

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Personal guarantees of business debt – think before you sign!

As a condition of making a loan to a borrower with few assets and no credit history, a bank will often ask other more solvent individuals to sign a document called a “personal guarantee” or to “co-sign” on the debt. … Read the rest

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O&B attorneys named to 2012 Super Lawyers list

Orr & Brown LLP attorney Wyc Orr appears in Atlanta Magazine’s 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers® listing. Orr appears on the Super Lawyers® list for the second consecutive year.
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LLC Operating Agreements – Important and Often Overlooked

All business ventures start with grand ambitions. The partners always begin on the same page, chomping at the bit to drive towards profit and success. The formalities associated with starting the business are an aggravation that only seem to get … Read the rest

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Brown and Johnson give CLE presentation

Orr Brown Johnson LLP partners Kris Brown and Spence Johnson gave a well-received presentation, entitled “Settlement Agreements and Keeping the Deal,” on November 18, 2011 at the General Practice for New Lawyers CLE seminar. The seminar was sponsored by the … Read the rest

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Settlement Agreements: Keeping the Deal

The moment when an agreement is reached to resolve a disputed matter often brings great relief to the litigants and their attorneys. However, that same sense of relief can cause the unwary lawyer to let his guard down when it … Read the rest

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Orr Sponsors GPDSC Dinner

Orr Brown Johnson LLP Senior Partner Wyc Orr organized a dinner celebrating the work of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council at the French American Brasserie in Atlanta on October 25. While the event honored various members and supporters of … Read the rest

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Orr Leads Meals on Wheels fundraising drive

Orr Brown Johnson LLP Senior Partner Wyc Orr is leading a fund-raising drive to support the Gainesville-Hall County Meals on Wheels program to fight hunger. Orr spoke at a press conference on September 29 announcing this important initiative. The program … Read the rest

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Why uninsured / undersinsured motorist coverage is important to you!

This article addresses common questions and issues regarding the necessity and operation of uninsured/underinsured (UM/UIM) motorist insurance coverage. This article does not constitute legal advice or an offer of representation from Orr & Brown LLP or any of its attorneys.… Read the rest

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Orr publishes article in Auburn Magazine

A touching article entitled “On the Origins of the Auburn Spirit” by Orr Brown Johnson LLP partner Wyc Orr appears in the fall issue of Auburn Magazine. To view the article, click here.… Read the rest

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