Pope McGlamry Welcomes Judge Gino Brogdon

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – December 22, 2010 – Effective January 1, 2011, Judge Gino Brogdon will be joining Pope McGlamry as a partner.  Judge Brogdon brings a wide array of experience as both a litigator and trial judge to focus on the firm’s large, individual negligence actions.  “I am excited to be joining Pope McGlamry and having the opportunity to practice plaintiff’s law at the highest level,” said Brogdon.  C. Neal Pope, who recruited Brogdon to the firm, said, “Gino has been a good friend for many years, and we are incredibly fortunate to have someone of his caliber joining the firm during this time of expansion.”

M. Gino Brogdon, a native of Ohio, is the youngest of eleven children.  He received his B.A. in economics in 1983 from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio and obtained his J.D. in 1986 from the Indiana University School of Law.  Upon completing law school, Brogdon moved to Atlanta to begin his legal career.  After establishing a successful solo practice, he served on the State Court of Fulton County from March 1996 to July 2002, and on the Superior Court of Fulton County from July 2002 to December 2005.  Judge Brogdon left the bench in 2006 to become a partner at Alston & Byrd, LLP.  Brogdon left Alston & Byrd in 2007, and following a brief stint as a founding partner in Brogdon, Davis & Adams, established a thriving mediation practice while continuing to pursue some personal injury claims.

Judge Brogdon has shared his legal knowledge and experience by speaking at well over a hundred legal education seminars.  He has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC and GPTV. Additionally, Brogdon has served as an adjunct professor at the Emory University School of Law and John Marshall School of Law.  Gino is a member of the State Bar of Georgia (1987–present); Indiana State Bar Association (1986-present); Atlanta Bar Association (1987-present); Gate City Bar Association (1994-present); and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (1992-1996, 2007-present).  Beyond the courtroom and his speaking and teaching engagements, Gino’s career is distinguished by his participation in several community boards, including the Georgia Crime Victims Advocacy Council, the Salvation Army Advisory Board, and the Georgia Council on Child Abuse, Inc.  Judge Brogdon has also written two novels, Demons in the Crawlspace and Inside She Waited.

About Pope McGlamry

Pope McGlamry, a Georgia law firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbus, GA, is a recognized leader in the field of civil litigation. The firm specializes in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, particularly those involved with motor carrier liability or products liability.  The firm is also a recognized leader in business litigation and class actions suits, especially those related to consumer issues. Although its offices are in Georgia, Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood maintains a regional and national practice. For additional information, visit www.pmkm.com.