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Georgia Materialman’s Liens: How to deal with lien waivers


Wed, March 11, 2020, 03:00 - 04:00


 General Information

Cost: Members: $95
Non-Members: $195

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Registration Includes: One telephone and web connection at one physical location


US: 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET

About the Webinar

This webinar will focus on lien waivers in the state of Georgia, deal with conditional versus final lien waivers, affidavits of nonpayment and the effects of same.

About the Speaker

Emory Potter is a construction, commercial and civil litigation attorney with extensive trial experience.  His specialties include materialman’s lien practice, bond work related to construction, creditors’ rights, and commercial collections, handling a large volume of litigation from initiation of suit through post-judgment collection. He has worked on all aspects of lien law, state bond claims, and Miller Act claims. Since 2009, Mr. Potter has acted as a Special Master for the Superior Court of Fulton County where he is asked to assist the Court with property disputes, quiet title actions, and other matters that the Court deems warrant special attention.

He founded and served as the Charter Chair of the Creditors’ Rights Section of the State Bar of Georgia, which has since grown to be one of the largest sections of the Bar. Mr. Potter has served as the chair of numerous committees and sections of The Commercial Law League of America and is presently serving on the Board of Governors. As a member of the CLLA, he has presented programs on topics relating to construction litigation, lien and bond issues, general litigation, and worker’s compensation premium issues. Mr. Potter also presented at DePaul University College of Law on material men’s lien law throughout the United States and served as a moderator. He is also an associate member of the International Association of Commercial Collectors.

Mr. Potter earned his J.D. at Georgia State University College of Law and holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from Auburn University. He is admitted to practice in Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Webinar Access

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