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How to Handle a False Arrest: Legal Advice for DeKalb Residents

Handling a False Arrest Facing a false arrest can be a distressing and challenging experience. If you’re a resident of DeKalb County and find yourself in this situation, it’s crucial to approach it with a clear understanding of your rights and a strategic plan. Consulting with an experienced attorney specializing in criminal defense is essential […]

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$750K Recovery Against Corrections Officers Under 42 USC 1983 for Family of Man Killed by Cellmate at Macon State Prison

OGLETHORPE, GA—Corrections officers at Macon State Prison were warned for days of multiple physical altercations between Coty Silvers and his cellmate. Coty’s cellmate warned corrections officers of what he would do to Coty if he was not moved out of the cell. “I’m about to go home, I ain’t got time for this,” is what

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$200k Settlement Reached in Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Clayton County Jailers and Sheriff Victor Hill

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Eshman Begnaud LLC (@ebtriallawyers) JONESBORO, GA– Melvin McDay was arrested for jaywalking and booked into Sheriff Victor Hill’s Clayton County Jail, which the sheriff often referred to as the “Hillton”. Five jailers brutally assaulted Mr. McDay– tased him, shattered his jaw, and strapped him to

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Michael Eshman Hosts “The Future of Resolution” Podcast

ATLANTA, GEORGIA –  “Intentionally Supporting and Promoting Latinx Law Students in Georgia” – Miles Mediation and Arbitration‘s podcast “The Future of Resolution” Season 3, Episode 20: Miles Mediator and Trial Attorney Michael Eshman speaks with Ana María Martinez, president and co-founder of the Georgia Latino Law Foundation (GLLF) and staff attorney at the Dekalb State Court. Both Michael and Ana María

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Michael Eshman Chosen in Leadership Georgia’s Class of 2023

Please join us in congratulating Michael J. Eshman for being selected as a member of Leadership Georgia‘s Class of 2023! Founded in 1972, Leadership Georgia is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful leadership training programs for young business, civic and community leaders with the desire and potential to work together for a better Georgia. The

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In the News: Eshman Begnaud Settles $400,000 Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Dunwoody Officer

Georgia civil rights and personal injury law firm Eshman Begnaud wins $400,000 settlement on behalf of their client Yadata Osman in a lawsuit against City of Dunwoody officer Kevin Lopez who struck Mr. Osman, a man fleeing across an empty parking lot, with his patrol car. https://www.ajc.com/news/400k-settlement-paid-to-man-who-was-struck-by-dunwoody-cop-car-in-2017/5PKNCKSFEFGNRJAIDXM77R3OCU/

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Georgia Hispanic Bar Association Event: Cocktails Around Latin America

Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award Recipient Michael J. Eshman Partner | Eshman Begnaud LLC This weekend we were honored to attend Cocktails Around Latin America (CALA) hosted by the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association (GHBA) where Michael Eshman received the Diversity and Inclusion Champion award! Although we were all disappointed that he was unable to attend in person, we were

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$533K Settlement Reached for Transgender Immigrants Held in Solitary Confinement

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Eshman Begnaud LLC filed civil rights lawsuits on behalf of two Transgender individuals who were detained in solitary confinement at the Irwin County ICE Detention Center. This facility is the same detention center that has since been shut down due to a history of medical abuse. Our clients

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Mark Begnaud Attends The Prison Law & Advocacy Conference

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS— Mark Begnaud of Eshman Begnaud, LLC was honored to appear on the “Strategies for Decarceration” panel for the 2022 Prison Law & Advocacy Conference hosted by Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. Mark was asked to present Eshman Begnaud’s recent class action lawsuit and $2 million settlement arising from a mass overdetention at Fulton County Jail in

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