Stow, Garvin and Glenn has three full-time attorneys and one of counsel attorney waiting to serve you. The firm’s lawyers are Nancy Glenn, Lynn Winship, William (“Tony”) Murray and Charles Mobley. Please click on the tabs above to learn about the experience of Stow, Garvin & Glenn’s lawyers.
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Nancy is the daughter of firm founder, the late James A. Glenn, Jr. Mr. Glenn practiced in Gainesville from the late 1960’s until his death in 2011. He was much loved by the many clients he served over the years. Nancy is proud to continue her father’s legacy of providing first rate legal representation practiced with compassion.
Nancy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia. She received her law degree from Emory University School of Law, graduating in the top 10% of her class. While at Emory, she was elected to the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers.
Upon graduation from law school, Nancy worked as a litigation associate for three years at Alston & Bird, LLC in Atlanta Georgia. At A &B, Nancy worked in a variety of areas, including zoning litigation, construction litigation, general business litigation and insurance defense. Since leaving Alston & Bird, Nancy has spent most of her career at Stow, Garvin & Glenn. In addition to her work there, Nancy also worked one year at Shivers and Associates, in house counsel for Travelers Indemnity Company.
Nancy specializes in workers’ compensation, social security disability law, personal injury, VA benefits and mediation. In her workers’ compensation practice, she has represented injured workers at the trial and all appellate levels through the Georgia Court of Appeals. Additionally, Nancy is an experienced mediator of workers’ compensation claims where her experience as a defense lawyer and a claimant’s lawyer proves invaluable to obtaining settlements in difficult claims. Nancy is also an experienced practitioner of Social Security disability law and has secured benefits for hundreds of clients. In order to better serve the needs of her clients, Nancy also handles personal injury claims and has recently become accredited to represent veterans in VA benefit claims. She considers it an honor and a privilege to assistant veterans.
Nancy is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association, the North Fulton Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia and NOSSCR- the National Organization of Social Security Representatives.
Nancy is married to Kip Ladd and they have three sons. When Nancy is not chasing her sons, she enjoys reading, running and traveling.
Lynn M. Winship
Lynn M. Winship has been with Stow, Garvin & Glenn since 1989 when she first entered the practice of law. Lynn attended Georgia Southern College (now Georgia Southern University) and obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Social Science. She taught high school history, geography and civics in Wrightsville and Dahlonega, Georgia for several years. She also taught history at Gainesville Junior College (now The University of North Georgia-Gainesville) and political science for Central Texas College, while living in Germany. After returning to the US, Lynn was admitted to the University Of Georgia Law School and graduated with a JD degree in 1989.
Lynn was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1989. Over the years, she has practiced in a variety of areas, including wills, trust and estates, criminal law, juvenile and family law and Social Security disability law. For the last twenty years, Lynn has specialized in Social Security disability law -at all levels.
Lynn is admitted to practice law in the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association and a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives (NOSSCR).
Over the years, Lynn has been involved with numerous civic organizations. Currently, she is volunteering as a teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) program in Dahlonega, Georgia. She is an avid horsewoman and enjoys riding through the mountains of North Georgia.
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William A. (“Tony”) Murray
Tony worked an Administrative Law Judge for the State Board of Workers’ Compensation for twenty-seven years, and his experience on the bench makes him uniquely qualified to assist Georgia’s injured workers.
Tony received his undergraduate degree in history, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 1974 and his law degree from UGA in 1977.
In 1984, Tony was appointed an administrative law judge for the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation and served in that capacity until his retirement June 1, 2011. While at the State Board, Tony held a variety of positions in addition to his work as an administrative law judge. In 1986, Tony organized the Other Legal Orders Section of the Board. For a brief period in 1993, Tony was appointed to serve as an Acting Director for the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. In 1994, Tony returned as a hearing judge for the Gainesville office of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and served until that office was closed due to budgetary constraints. He continued to serve as a hearing judge and mediator in Atlanta, Georgia, until his retirement in 2011. As an administrative law judge, Tony was asked to speak at numerous seminars around the State and share his expertise in the area of workers’ compensation law.
In June of 2011, Tony joined the firm of Stow, Garvin & Glenn. His practice areas include workers’ compensation, social security, and personal injury. Tony believes it is an honor and privilege to serve needy clients who are seeking benefits after being injured on the job or seeking social security disability benefits.
Tony is admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the federal district courts in the Northern and Middle districts of Georgia.
Tony is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar, the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar of Georgia, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.
Tony is an active member of Gainesville New Hope United Methodist Church located on the Dawsonville Highway. Tony has been certified as a Lay Server (formerly called a Lay Speaker) for the United Methodist Church, Northern Conference. He is married to the former Karen Sellers of Cairo, Georgia, and they have two sons, Tripp and Casey.
Charles Alfred Mobley, LLC – of Counsel
Charles Mobley was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1968. A native of Virginia and fifty- year resident of Georgia, Charles has two degrees from Mercer University, a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in History. Charles earned his law degree from Mercer’s Walter F. George Law School. He also holds an LLM degree from Emory University.
Charles served for six years in the United States Army Reserve and was on active duty during the Vietnam Conflict. The Army awarded him the National Defense Medal and the Good Conduct Metal. He was honorably discharged in 1974.
For over twenty years, Charles was a trial attorney, engaged in the general practice of law, representing individuals and small business owners in such diverse fields as personal injury, taxation, bankruptcy, workers compensation, family law and probate work.
In 1991, Governor Zell Miller appointed Charles to the State Board of Worker’s Compensation, trial division, where he served as an Administrative Law Judge for eight years and presided over 1,000 trials. After leaving the bench, Charles was of counsel with the firm of Arrington & Hollowell where he was engaged as a litigator representing employers in worker compensation disputes. His representative clients included Bell South, Home Depot, AIG and Emory University.
Charles moved to Clayton, Georgia in 2006. He is an active member of his Church, the Clayton First United Methodist Church. He has served on the local Boards of FAITH (fight abuse in the home), Boggs Mountain Humane Society, Rabun Music Festival and the Rotary Club of Clayton, where he recently served as the president. He has served on many state and local boards and committees including, the State Democratic Executive Committee ( serving six of Georgia’s governors), Georgia Legal Services, Inc. and the State Bar of Georgia.
He is admitted to practice before all state and federal Courts in the State of Georgia, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, the United States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Charles is married to Diane Barley Mobley and has two adult children, both living in Georgia. He loves his mountain home, enjoys home projects, yard work, reading, travel and the civic affairs of his community.