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Category Archives: Announcements

DPSS Attends Leading Tax-Exempt Organizations Conference
DPSS Partner Brian Brouillard and Associate Chelsea Swanson attended Georgetown University Law Center’s 35th Annual Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations conference, the nation’s leading tax-exempt organizations conference. As the best-attended and most-respected EO conference in the United States, the two-day continuing legal education program provides attendees with important and insightful information that is unavailable at any […] Read Full Article
DPSS Represents Ted Turner in Charitable Sale of St. Phillips Island
Partners Rutherford Seydel and Josh Marks represented Ted Turner in the charitable transfer of Turner’s 4,680-acre St. Phillips Island near Beaufort via a bargain sale to the State of South Carolina. As the largest privately held island off the coast, St. Phillips was sold for $4.9 million, about one-third of its appraised value. The South […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 1.3.18 in Announcements, Corporate, Press Releases
Josh Marks Named as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite
Joshua D. Marks, partner at DPSS, was named one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite for Environmental Law. Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite 2017 Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 12.21.17 in Announcements, Attorney, Corporate, Press Releases, Sustainability
Bluestem Sale is Ranchland Deal of the Year
DPSS is proud to announce the sale of Bluestem Ranch to the Osage Nation was recently named “Ranchland Deal of the Year” for 2016 by The Land Report magazine. The DPSS real estate team, led by partners Rutherford Seydel and Josh Marks, facilitated the sale of the coveted 43,000-acre ranch in June 2016. Find out more […] Read Full Article
New Partner: Michelle W. Koufman
We are thrilled to announce Michelle W. Koufman has joined DPSS as a partner to lead the development of the firm’s new Trusts and Estates practice group. Ms. Koufman’s expertise in matters related to estate planning, wills and trusts, probate administration, special needs and Medicaid trust planning, guardianships and conservatorships, tax planning, charitable giving and family business […] Read Full Article
New Hire: Taylor Strickland
DPSS is excited to announce a new associate has joined the firm. Taylor Strickland is the newest member to the litigation department, and comes to us from the University of Georgia School of Law as a previous participant in our summer clerkship program. To learn more about Taylor, click here. Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 11.15.16 in Announcements, Press Releases
Josh Marks Presents at Conference Concerning Eminent Domain for Pipelines
Landowners, attorneys, and nongovernmental organizations concerned about the use of eminent domain for pipelines convened in Atlanta to discuss the legal framework around condemnation proceedings and how property owners can effectively protect their interests and their property during these suits. This conference was the first of its kind to bring together national experts on eminent […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 7.6.16 in Announcements
Patrick Sneed Joins Construction Industry Leaders at the 2016 ABA Forum on Construction Law
DPSS Partner Patrick Sneed attended the 40th Annual American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, a three-day educational and professional development conference for construction lawyers in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual Forum attracts thousands of construction professionals seeking to strengthen their construction practice through issue-focused programs and presentations. Each year, members attend seminars concentrated on legal […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 5.6.16 in Announcements, Litigation
DPSS Supports Students at KSU Entrepreneurship Center Inaugural Event
Several DPSS attorneys gathered to honor the “Best of the Best in Entrepreneurship” at the Kennesaw State University (KSU) Entrepreneurship Center Top 100 Celebration Luncheon. The KSU Entrepreneurship Center provides entrepreneurial training to students and entrepreneurs who desire to better themselves in their careers. Students interested in launching a company had the opportunity to participate in […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 4.28.16 in Announcements
Rutherford Seydel Named JAMES’ 2016 “Most Influential.”
JAMES Magazine, Georgia’s statewide political and business magazine, recognized DPSS Partner Rutherford Seydel as part of its 2016 “Most Influential” list. JAMES Magazine, published by InsiderAdvantage, is an Internet news agency that brings business, political, and cultural issues of interests to Georgians. The magazine specializes in political and public policy news and is one of […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 3.31.16 in Announcements, Press Releases
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Josh Marks Named as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite

Joshua D. Marks, partner at DPSS, was named one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite for Environmental Law. Georgia Read Full Article