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For The Second Consecutive Year, NowackHoward Has More Real Estate Attorneys Honored By Georgia Super Lawyers Than Any Other Firm In Georgia

For The Second Consecutive Year, NowackHoward Has More Real Estate Attorneys Honored By Georgia Super Lawyers Than Any Other Firm In Georgia

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March 10, 2021, Atlanta, Ga. –NowackHoward, LLC is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s lawyers have been named to the Georgia Super Lawyers list in 2021 for Real Estate, more than any other law firm in Georgia for the second consecutive year.  Co-Founders and Partners Julie McGhee Howard and George E. Nowack, Jr. were both named 2021 Super Lawyers. Melinda K. Banks and Daniel P. Moore were both named 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the Real Estate practice area. Each year, fewer than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Georgia are selected by Super Lawyers making this a significant recognition of the firm’s talent and expertise.

“Having the most attorneys of any Georgia law firm recognized as Real Estate Super Lawyers and Rising Stars is an incredible honor,” said Managing Partner Julie McGhee Howard. “We’re very proud of our team members and we’re elated to see their hard work representing HOAs and condominium associations recognized by our peers through Super Lawyers.”

Super Lawyers, Georgia 2021

Julie McGhee Howard

earned her law degree from University of Georgia School of Law, going on to build a strong legal career representing condominium and homeowner associations in all aspects of general service and litigation for 28 years. During this time, she has earned the prestigious AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Howard has been recognized since 2011 as a top-rated real estate attorney in Georgia by Super Lawyers. This year, she was included in the 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine Top 50 Women, the only lawyer recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers in both the Top 50 Women and as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the Real Estate practice area.

George E. Nowack, Jr. has represented condominium and homeowner associations for nearly 40 years and is recognized nationally as an expert on community association insurance issues. He received his law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law and has earned the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell during his decades-long career. This is the sixteenth year Nowack has been named a top-rated real estate attorney in Georgia by Super Lawyers.

Both Julie McGhee Howard and George E. Nowack, Jr. have the distinction of being the only two law partners in the country to have both served as presidents of the international Community Associations Institute and its Georgia Chapter, as well as the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers.

Melinda K. Banks is an associate with NowackHoward who advises boards of directors and community managers on the day-to-day legal issues, management, and operational aspects of governing their communities. Melinda’s practice also includes drafting, interpreting, and amending association legal documents, transitioning from developer to owner control, helping associations prepare for and run efficient meetings, enforcing association covenants, and reviewing contracts. Melinda is an active member of the Georgia Chapter of the Community Associations Institute and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.

Daniel P. Moore is of counsel with NowackHoward and represents condominium and homeowner associations throughout Georgia in civil litigation. With nearly a decade of civil litigation experience, Moore leverages his background in real estate law to provide his community association clients with top-tier legal services, including dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration. Moore earned his law degree from Mercer University School of Law. This is his sixth consecutive year as a Super Lawyer Rising Star.



About Super Lawyers

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About NowackHoward LLC

NowackHoward LLC is Atlanta’s most experienced and effective law firm concentrating in advising and representing homeowner and condominium associations. Lawyers at NowackHoward are among the most experienced attorneys in the United States focusing on this specific area of the law. NowackHoward lawyers have helped write almost every law in Georgia that pertains to condominium and homeowner associations and have worked to get them passed, helping to create more harmonious communities. With both founding partners earning the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service, NowackHoward has become home to Georgia’s most top-rated community association lawyers.