Juris Doctor, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1975
Bachelor of Arts (Economics Major), Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1972.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Supreme Court of Georgia
Court of Appeals of Georgia
Georgia Superior Courts and other state and local trial courts.
Mr. Penland is an experienced litigator and active trial attorney who has handled hundreds of complex civil litigation matters, including jury trials, bench trials, appeals, and complex negotiations since 1975. Mr. Penland's special talent is in representing individuals in matters involving complex financial issues and difficult emotional issues between the parties, such as high stakes partnership disputes, and business disputes. He also represents peripheral parties in major business litigations.
Mr. Penland is has handled cases involving software technology, internet law, trademarks, copyright, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Penland has developed effective procedures for managing cases having high volumes of documentary evidence using case and document management software he developed over the years and customizes for the needs of the individual case.
Mr. Penland is a recognized speaker and authority on the law and procedure of Attorney Fees in Georgia. He has litigated and consulted on attorney fee issues at the trial level and appeals in the appellate courts.