North Atlanta Law Firm Services

Business & Corporate Representation

General corporate representation includes assisting and counseling business owners in choosing the appropriate form of business entity and preparing the documentation necessary to form the business entity. After the business is formed, Sams & Cole's general representation often includes drafting and structuring shareholder agreements, employment agreements, sales agreements, licensing agreements and other general corporate and contract work. Among such advice includes the following legal topics:

  • Business Formations & Transactions
  • Formation of Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Strategic Alliances, and Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisition
  • Stock and Asset Sale and Purchase
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Intellectual Property & Licensing
  • Trade Secret and Proprietary Information Protection
  • Representation of Development Stage and Emerging Growth Companies
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Software Licensing and Development Agreements
  • Application Service Provider Agreements
  • Data and Content Licensing
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Corporate Finance and Restructuring
  • Venture Capital Financing
  • Asset and Receivables Based Financing
  • Representation of Development Stage and Emerging Growth Companies
  • Employment
  • Employment Agreements
  • Professional Practice Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks / Policy & Procedure Manuals
  • Non-Compete, Non-Solicit and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements

Civil Litigation

Sams & Cole works closely with its clients in an effort to avoid or minimize problems. However, in today's litigious environment virtually all active businesses sooner or later find themselves embroiled in a controversy that will be resolved by the courts or some regulatory body. These controversies are often extremely important to the ongoing business prospects of the client and they must be dealt with in an efficient and effective way to minimize their impact on the client. In these cases, Sams & Cole provides a broad range of litigation services to its clients, whether they are the plaintiff or a defendant in a particular matter. Our attorneys are active in arbitration and administrative proceedings as well as in proceedings in state and federal courts. Generally, these services are provided to the Firm's ongoing business clients as part of the Firm's problem solving approach to client representation.

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Contract & Other Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Construction
  • Land Title Disputes
  • Landlord / Tenant
  • Business Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeals
  • Personal Injury / Wrongful Death / Products Liability
  • Automobile / Commercial Carrier Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Consumer Product Litigation
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Workers Compensation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Real Estate

Real Estate Default Services

Sams & Cole provides comprehensive representation to clients in the mortgage default arena. We manage the complexities of non-performing properties for clients with assets in the southeastern United States. We recognize the fact that loss mitigation efforts with defaulting borrowers are oftentimes unsuccessful and Foreclosures, Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy, and Evictions are a necessary part of asset management. With expertise in Title Curative Work, our experienced staff is able to expedite the sale of assets. Our clients value the level of efficient, quality service Sams & Cole provides from default through closing.

  • Foreclosures (Georgia only)
  • Bankruptcy - Creditor Representation (Georgia only)
  • Evictions (Georgia only)
  • Title Curative Work
  • Default Litigation
  • REO Seller Representation
  • REO Closings

Closing Services

Sams & Cole provides closing services for residential and commercial closings throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area as well as outlying Georgia suburbs and counties. The firm strives to make the closing process prompt and pleasant for all parties. The firm recognizes the significant importance of home buying and the mortgage loan process and works diligently to complete and conduct every closing responsibly with equal importance to its clients and all parties involved in the transaction.

Real Estate Related Services

In addition to providing the closing services stated above Sams & Cole also provides a broad range of real estate and commercial transaction related services. Among them are the following:

  • Leases and landlord/tenant problems
  • Property acquisition and sale
  • Design and construction contracts
  • Advising lenders and borrowers
  • Construction financing
  • Mortgage loans
  • Real estate financing and refinancing
  • Title examination
  • Title insurance
  • Restructuring loans and foreclosures


Estate Planning and Management

Sams & Cole can help you in all aspects of your estate planning, management and execution.

  • Workers Compensation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Disability Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate

Employment, Employee Rights & Protections

We can work with businesses and with employees in the areas of:

  • Employee Contracts
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Workers Compensation


Need some legal help? Reach out for a free consultation and we will put you on the right track.

2809 Lassiter Rd.
Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30062

Office: 770-552-4727
FAX: 770-552-2775
Real Estate FAX: 404-671-8509