Hollberg & Weaver, LLP | Attorney Profiles

The lawyers at Hollberg & Weaver, LLP are committed to providing legal services that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each of our clients. Our lawyers concentrate on a variety of legal areas including personal injury, wrongful terminationcorporate litigation, medical malpractice, and criminal law. We have earned an outstanding reputation due to our attorneys’ skill, experience, and dedication to providing clients with exceptional legal advice.

Our firm is located in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia, and we serve clients throughout the state, including Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Cherokee, Forsyth and Gwinnett counties.

If you need the assistance of an experienced Atlanta lawyer, please contact Hollberg & Weaver, LLP for a free case review. We are a client-focused law firm with a dedication to providing personalized solutions that meet our clients’ legal needs.


WILLIAM B. HOLLBERG
Partner

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WILLIAM B. HOLLBERG is a partner of Hollberg & Weaver, LLP. He received his B.A. degree from Wheaton College in 1968. He attended law school at the University of Georgia and received his J.D. degree in 1971. In 1987, he earned his M.A. degree from Georgia State University. Bill is recognized as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers (published by Law and Politics, and Atlanta Magazine), as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite in Family Law(Georgia Trend Magazine), and is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as one of “America’s Most Honored Professionals 2016 – Top 1%”, as a “”Top Rated Lawyer” in both Litigation and Family Law, as an AV Preeminent Attorney, and as an AV Preeminent Attorney, Judicial Edition.

Areas of Practice:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982

Education:

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 1971 (J.D.)
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1987 (M.A.)
  • Wheaton College,Wheaton, Illinois, 1968 (B.A.)

Published Works:

  • “The Law and History of Abortion: The Supreme Court Refuted,” Abortion, Medicine, and The Law, 196, 1986 (co-author with Stephen M. Krason)
  • “Religious Liberty Law and the States,” 3 Georgia State University Law Review 19, 1986

Representative Cases:

  • Duncan v. Poythress, 515 F.Supp. 327 (N.D. Ga. 1981), 657 F.2d 691 (5th Cir. 1981), briefed but not argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, 103 S.Ct. 368 (1982)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Christian Legal Society, Member
  • Common Cause Georgia, 1976 – 1977, Chairperson
  • Georgia Campaign and Financial Disclosure Commission, 1982 – 1983, Chairman
  • Rutherford Institute of Georgia, 1984 – 1989, President

 


GEORGE M. WEAVER
Partner

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GEORGE M. WEAVER is a partner of Hollberg & Weaver, LLP. He attended Taylor University and Georgia State University and received his B.A. degree from Georgia State University. He attended law school at the University of Georgia and received his J.D. degree in 1975. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Georgia (published by Law and Politics and Atlanta Magazine).

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Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1975
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education:

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 1975 (J.D.)
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1972 (B.A.), with honor

Published Works:

  • “Ratification as an Exception to the § 1983 Causation Requirement: Plaintiff’s Opportunity or Illusion?” 89 Neb. L. Rev. 359 (2010).
  • “The Precedential Value of Unpublished Judicial Opinions,” 39 Mercer Law Review 477, Winter, 1988
  • “Handbook on Prosecution of Obscenity Cases,” New York: National Obscenity Law Center, 1985
  • “The Effect of a Plea of Nolo Contendere,” 13 Georgia Law Review 723, Spring, 1979

Representative Cases:

  • Bearden v. Georgia, 103 S.Ct. 2064 (1983)
  • Griffin Industries, Inc, v. Irvin, 496 F.3d 1189 (11th Cir. 2007)
  • Higdon v. Jackson, 393 F.3d 1211 (11th Cir. 2004)
  • Palmer v. Board of Regents, 208 F.3d 969 (11th Cir. 2000)
  • Morgan v. Ford, 6 F.3d 750 (11th Cir. 1993)
  • American Booksellers Association v. Webb, 919 F.2d 1493 (11th Cir. 1990)
  • High Ol’Times, Inc. v. Busbee, 673 F.2d 1225 (11th Cir. 1982)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Fulton County, Georgia, Assistant Solicitor General, 1977 – 1981
  • State of Georgia, Assistant Attorney General, 1981 – 1984
  • State of Georgia, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1984 – Present

 

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