Jennifer L. Dickenson is a founding principal of Dickenson Gilroy. A native of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., she attended the University of Rochester, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, with a double major in Political Science/Psychology and a minor in French. Ms. Dickenson attended the Université de Sorbonne, Paris IV, in Paris, France and graduated from Emory University School of Law with her J.D. degree.
Ms. Dickenson has over 20 years of experience and is licensed in both Georgia and New York. Her primary practice areas include residential and commercial real estate, general real estate law, business law and creditor’s rights.
Ms. Dickenson is active in educating the real estate community on matters related to real estate such as fraud, contracts and professionalism. She is a member of the Real Estate Settlement Providers Council (RESPRO), Atlanta Home Builders Association, Georgia Association of Realtors, Georgia Real Estate Closing Attorneys Association (GRECAA), State Bar of Georgia — Real Estate Section, Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia and Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers. Her published articles include Stigmatized Properties in Real Estate Executive Magazine and When to Get Up From the Closing Table in R.E. Magazine.
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Monica K. Gilroy, a founding principal of Dickenson Gilroy, is the firm managing partner and has 20 years of experience practicing law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law. In addition, Ms. Gilroy attended the Ealing College of Higher Education in a study abroad program. Ms. Gilroy leads the Litigation Department as the focus of her national litigation practice includes all aspects of real estate litigation, including foreclosure and title disputes, broker and agent liability defense, mortgage fraud-related litigation and civil and commercial contract disputes. She also leads the Default Department providing national foreclosure, bankruptcy and eviction services.
Ms. Gilroy has served as the litigation liaison for leading lending institutions as well as managed their national bankruptcy litigation program. She continues to serve as counsel for many national and local banks, mortgage companies and real estate industry lenders and leaders. She regularly assists closing attorneys, real estate agents, property managers, title companies and brokers when title or other contract issues arise. She practiced for several years in the areas of estate and trust litigation and serves regularly as a Special Master in Fulton County. Ms. Gilroy has extensive lead counsel trial experience and frequently appears in all of the state and federal courts of Georgia, including the state and federal appellate courts.
A long-standing member of the State Bar of Georgia, Ms. Gilroy also enjoys membership with the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Georgia Women’ Lawyer’s Association, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar where she serves as the Editor of the RPLS Newsletter. She is a contributing writer to Foreclosure Law and Related Remedies: a State-by-State Digest which is published by the American Bar Association. She speaks and teaches on a regular basis at the state and national level to attorneys, real estate professionals, property managers, and real-estate brokers and agents on litigation and real estate related topics. Ms. Gilroy holds an AV-peer review rating with Martindale Hubbell. She practices law at the firm’s corporate office in Alpharetta.
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Deborah S. Bailey is originally from English Harbour, Antigua. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law. She is admitted to the State Bar of Florida as well as the State Bar of Georgia, where she has been admitted for over a decade. Ms. Bailey practices residential and commercial real estate law in Dickenson Gilroy’s Alpharetta office. She is a member of the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review and American Bar Association. She is an active member of The Legislative Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, a member of Georgia Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition (GREFPAC) and Georgia Residential Closing Attorneys Association (GRECAA).
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Tania T. Trumble is originally from Middlebury, Conn. She attended Hotchkiss Preparatory School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Management degree from Tulane University. She graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut School of Law and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia for over ten years. Ms. Trumble’s early years in practice were spent as a prosecutor, where she gained extensive trial and lead counsel experience. Since then, she has concentrated her practice on real estate law, where she focuses on real estate litigation, including foreclosure and title disputes, title insurance disputes, mortgage fraud-related litigation and civil and commercial contract disputes. She is a member of the DeKalb Bar Association and was the Chair of the YLD High School Mock Trial Committee while attending the YLD Leadership Academy in 2007. She is also a member of the Georgia Women’ Lawyer’s Association and a member of the Real Property Section of the State Bar. Ms. Trumble speaks annually at the State Bar of Georgia’s title standards seminar, focusing on the use of litigation to clear title issues. Ms. Trumble is admitted and appears regularly in all of the state and federal courts of Georgia, including the state and federal appellate courts.
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Emily Hart Cobb was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in English and a Minor in Violin Performance. She earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia. While pursuing her J.D., Ms. Cobb served as a summer associate with Dickenson Gilroy and also as the Senior Notes Editor for UGA’s Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law.
Ms. Cobb practices real estate litigation in Dickenson Gilroy’s corporate office.
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Christopher R. Lane is a native of Atlanta. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University and his J.D. from the University of Tulsa. He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Lane represents buyers, sellers, lenders, builders and homeowner associations and is proficient in handling transactional matters ranging from the clearance of title and contract review to complex commercial projects. He also leads the Firm’s commercial leasing division. His practice areas include residential real estate, commercial real estate, estate law and community associations. He works out of Dickenson Gilroy’s Corporate office. Mr. Lane is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federalist Society, the Women’s Council of Realtors and Phi Delta Phi. He also volunteers for the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and is outside general counsel for Charis Community Housing. Mr. Lane is involved with the leadership of The Atlanta Mortgage Bankers Association (AMBA), as well as The Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia (MBAG).
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Bradford S. Twombly was born and raised in Marietta, GA. Mr. Twombly graduated cum laude from the University of Miami, with a Bachelors of Music degree and a minor in Business Law. He earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia and is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia. Located at Dickenson Gilroy’s corporate office, he practices real estate law and litigation. Mr. Twombly leads the Default Services/Eviction Team. He is a member of the Real Property Law Section of the Georgia Bar.
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Ike W. Cobb is originally from Charlotte, N.C. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Presbyterian College and his J.D. from Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University. Mr. Cobb is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and a founding partner of McCalla Raymer, LLC. Located in DG Law’s Buckhead office, his practice areas include residential and commercial real estate as well as condominium law. Mr. Cobb is a member of the Atlanta and American Bar Associations, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, American Judicature Society, the Rotary Club and Phi Delta Phi. He is also a board member for the FCS Urban Ministries.
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Michael P. Barry
is senior counsel with Dickenson Gilroy and concentrates his practice in real estate. Mr. Barry represents lenders and title insurance companies in lawsuits regarding real property disputes, title defects, liens disputes and foreclosure proceedings. He also has previous commercial and residential transactional experience representing individuals, corporations and lending clients in various acquisition, development and financing projects.
Mr. Barry is a member of the State Bar of Georgia – Real Estate Section, the Real Estate Settlement Providers Council (RESPRO), the Georgia Real Estate Closing Attorneys Association (GRECAA) and is actively involved in the Georgia Association of Realtors.
Mr. Barry attended the State University of New York at Brockport earning a Bachelor of Science with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Sociology. He attended Brunel University of West London and graduated from Loyola University School of Law with a J.D. degree.
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A. Diane Baker is a native of Atlanta. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Oglethorpe University and her J.D. from Emory University School of Law. After admittance to the State Bar of Georgia, she began her legal career with Hansell & Post. She also served as Senior Counsel in the Legal Department at NationsBank (now Bank of America). Her practice areas include wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, guardianship, corporate and business law. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the North Fulton Bar Association. She is currently serving as a Director of the Estate Planning Council of North Georgia, and as Chair of the Georgia ElderCare Symposium.
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