By: F|G Marketing / Date: 28, September 2018
On September 28, 2018, Paul Flannery and Kevin Vogel moderated and spoke at the CMBA’s Small 2018 Small and Solo Expo, Gaining Traction: Driving Your Practice Forward, presenting on the topic of Liar, Liar: What to Do When Your Client Lies.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 30, August 2018
Paul Flannery was interviewed by cleveland.com reporter Andrew J. Tobias for his story on the FBI search warrant executed in the federal bribery investigation of Cliff Rosenberger, Ohio's former House Speaker. In response to a months-old public records request, state legislative officials released copies of a subpoena and a search warrant federal investigators delivered to them in late April. Paul was asked to provide his insights, as a former federal prosecutor who prosecuted high profile, public corruption matters, regarding the… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 19, July 2018
Because of his work as a federal prosecutor and now a high stakes defense attorney, Chris Georgalis was interviewed and quoted by cleveland.com reporter Evan MacDonald in a piece about terrorism stings and the delicate balance between entrapment and public safety. Read the full article here. The article provides: "From authorities' perspective, it's critical to investigate suspicious online posts because the internet represents 'a means of surreptitious communications and ready access to like-minded individuals,' said Cleveland attorney Chris Georgalis, a… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 02, July 2018
Chris Georgalis was interviewed by cleveland.com reporter Evan MacDonald to provide insight on the recent federal arrest of a man accused of plotting a terrorist attack on the Fourth of July fireworks celebration in Cleveland. The article provides: "'What made the case unique is that it presented investigators with a deadline to make their case, the Fourth of July holiday,' said Cleveland attorney Chris Georgalis, a former federal prosecutor who has worked on terrorism cases. 'There will always be a… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 30, June 2018
A few months shy of the one-year anniversary of Flannery | Georgalis, LLC, Cleveland Crain's sat down with Paul Flannery to talk about his and Chris's experience so far, the challenges they've faced in getting a new firm up and running and how having niche expertise has helped them along their path to building a boutique practice. The article provides, in part: "Paul Flannery and Christos Georgalis, former assistant U.S. attorneys in the Northern District of Ohio who have worked… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 15, June 2018
Chris was presented with the Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney - Criminal Division, for his work as a former federal prosecutor. The Director's Award was presented at the Great Hall in the Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice building in Washington, DC, by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Justin Herdman, and Director of the Executive Offices for United States Attorneys James A. Crowell IV.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 26, May 2018
Paul was interviewed by Crain's Cleveland Business Magazine regarding the threat that cyberattacks pose to businesses, especially small and mid-size businesses. "A lot of these people should've never been victimized," Flannery said. "But the overwhelming theme among all the victims was that they had no idea this was out there." Read the full article here.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 16, February 2018
Paul was interviewed by Fox 8 News reporter Matt Wright regarding subpoenas issued to Cuyahoga County by county investigators. Read the full article here.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 01, February 2018
Collin v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., No. 17-3733 (KETHLEDGE, Sutton, Larsen). Plaintiff filed a petition for mandamus asking the district court to order the Commissioner of Social Security to pay a lump-sum payment to her for monies allegedly owed to her because the Commissioner had mistakenly stopped garnishing the pay of Plaintiff’s ex-husband. The district court granted the Commissioner’s motion to dismiss, finding that Plaintiff’s request was one for “money damages,” as to which the United States was immune from… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 31, January 2018
In re Black, No. 17-2147 (Guy, Daughtrey, Sutton) (PER CURIAM). Black was convicted on drug charges, and the district court sentenced him to an effective term of life in prison. Black sought relief under § 2255, and the district court denied the motion to vacate and refused to issue a certificate of appealability. Black then filed a motion under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b), seeking relief from the order denying his § 2255 motion. He argued, among other things,… Read more