Hall and Lampros celebrate satellite office in LaGrange

Published 9:00 am Friday, August 4, 2023

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On Thursday, Hall and Lampros LLP officially opened its doors with a ribbon cutting held by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.

Owned by Christopher Hall and Andrew Lampros, Hall and Lampros LLP is an Atlanta-based law firm.

“This is our first physical satellite office outside of Atlanta. We’ve been practicing together since 2003 when we officially opened our doors in Atlanta. We do a variety of civil cases, always on the plaintiff side, anything from civil rights to personal injury to wage an hour,” Lampros said.

Along with various court cases, the firm also hosts a free legal clinic.

“We’ve been hosting a quarterly free legal clinic, for the community where people can come in and ask us questions, and we try to direct them to the right area. If people have legal issues that need further advancement, we do handle those. If it’s outside our area of practice, we help them to try to find someone who can handle it for them,” Lampros said.

The law firm will be working in collaboration with the Troup County NAACP.

Dr. Glenn Dowell, chairman of the Troup NAACP Education Committee, said the referrals to other lawyers are a big piece of the collaboration.

“The attorneys will refer potential clients to other lawyers, if necessary. We’ve been hearing in the NAACP some horror stories as it relates to what persons in LaGrange are paying in terms of legal fees. Obviously, for a business like Hall and Lampros LLP to come down here and to pay to be here, is a big plus for the city, not just for the NAACP, but for the city in all,” Dowell said.

“Those people who are paying $15,000, $20,000 $30,000 — I’m not saying that’s unreasonable, but those are the kind of horror stories we have been looking at. It has nothing to do with the opinion of Hall and Lampros, but that’s what’s been happening. We want to make sure that justice is served in LaGrange, and we’re getting cases, and interest from persons who are not only persons of color but people of different ethnicities as well. We want to be of service to the community.”

Lampros said they are very excited to be a part of the community.

“We’re very excited to be part of the chamber and the Troup County and LaGrange community. This is an exciting time for our firm, as well as the NAACP and the community. We hope that we will bring some real value to the community and to the people who live here,” Lampros said.

In partnering with the NAACP, Dowell said they hope to bring justice to the community.

“We already have made a major impact with the law firm to bring a resource here in the community that’s been direly needed for a long time. With that, we’re getting more people coming out with issues that they’ve been having in our community now that they feel that we have some kind of support in our community, thanks to the Hall and Lampros Attorneys at Law. We want to thank them as well for their work and passion for doing what’s right,” Troup NAACP President Mike Merideth said.