My Football Life

The Lessons and Memories Football Afforded Me I spent my entire football career on the offensive line. I liked being part of the action, defending the quarterback from linemen who were gunning for a sack.  In college, I was a tackle, and I was moved to the guard position, where I played through the remainderRead More

Georgia Hemp Law Affects Misdemeanor Possession Charges

On May 10, 2019, Governor Brian Kemp signed the Georgia Hemp Farming Act (HB 213) into law. This bill allows farmers in Georgia to legally grow and sell industrial hemp, a strain of the cannabis Sativa plant.  Hemp contains less than 0.3 percent THC, the chemical responsible for the “high” felt when smoking marijuana. ItRead More

A Head Above

The NFL’s Newest Rule Changes to Decrease Concussions Prior to the 2018 National Football League (NFL) season, the league administration introduced two rules aimed at preventing concussions: Players are no longer allowed to “wedge” block — players running shoulder-to-shoulder into another player — during kick-offs, and they can’t lower their helmets when they tackle. FansRead More

To Tell or Not To Tell

Do I have to disclose my legal troubles to my employer? When you’re arrested, many questions can leave you unsure of what to do next. Of the many questions that crop up, you may be asking yourself, “Do I have to tell my employer?” An attorney can help you determine what the correct response isRead More

The 4-Legged Heroes of Ground Zero – Honoring the Canines of 9/11

In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets to clear rubble, offer supplies, and search for survivors. It was a powerful act of resilience in a deeply trying time, and while most of the individuals helping with the disaster stood on two feet, more than 300 canines also answeredRead More

A Lifelong Devotion: Meet Our Newest Attorney, Carl Chapman

The law has always been part of Carl Chapman’s life. Growing up in Georgia, his father was in law enforcement, and Carl interned with a judge when he was in college. Carl knew he was destined for a career in the legal field, and he ultimately decided that he was better suited to defending citizensRead More

Heroism from an Unexpected Source

MEET THE RATS THAT SNIFF OUT LAND MINES When you think of animals that could be considered heroic, giant rats probably aren’t the first creatures that pop into your head. Many people still think of them as filthy, disease-ridden little thieves that deserve eradication rather than a medal. But one nongovernmental organization (NGO) has provenRead More

Man’s Best Friend

DON TURNER’S LIFELONG LOVE FOR DOGS I have always grown up with dogs, and I can’t imagine a point in my life without a dog. I joke that dogs keep my blood pressure down, but no matter how much work a dog can be, I find their company relaxing. A dog won’t argue, point outRead More

Become a BBQ Master: Tips for Staying Safe This Grilling Season

Nothing says summer quite like a barbecue, and July is the peak month for grilling! But before you fire up the charcoal and start inviting the whole neighborhood over, review these grill safety tips. Keep it clean. The urge to leave your mess until later is always strong when you have filled yourself with scrumptiousRead More

The Right Fit – Meet Our Dedicated Firm Administrator

Ashley Sampson says she “fell” into her position at Don Turner Legal Team more than four years ago when she heard about the job from Don Turner’s former law partner. His previous law partner was a good friend of Ashley’s, which meant they understood just how dedicated Ashley would be. Four years later, Ashley saysRead More