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Ex-Cobb judicial candidate disbarred

Ex-Cobb judicial candidate disbarred
February 27, 2012 --

A Marietta attorney who won 105,000 votes in a 2008 race for a Cobb County judgeship was disbarred today by the Georgia Supreme Court. In a 10-page ruling, the court said Joan Palmer Davis failed to show up in court on behalf of a client who was seeking to terminate his child-support obligations, then tried to resign from the case without telling him.

Oct. 13

October 13, 2011 --

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Oct. 5

October 5, 2011 --

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Aug. 23

August 23, 2011 --

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