Balch Law Group Is Proud to Underwrite NPR Affiliate and Jazz Station WCLK

Balch Law Group Is Proud to Underwrite NPR Affiliate and Jazz Station WCLK

We believe that a big part of helping communities involves giving back to the cultural icons that highlight the best of what humanity has to offer. BLG is proud to underwrite WCLK. Jazz 91.9 WCLK is dedicated to developing and providing high quality multimedia and broadcast programs that uplift, educate and inform the Atlanta community…

Because…Cookies

Because…Cookies

One of the very best things about being a boutique law firm is the ability to deliver personalized service no matter how big the client. So, in 2016 when Chris and his colleagues wanted to do something nice at the holidays for the staff of the cities BLG represents, Chris brainstormed ideas with his strategic…

Chris Quoted in Communications Daily
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Chris Quoted in Communications Daily

Slew of LFA Challenge Plaintiffs Reflects Communities’ Concerns – by Matt Daneman  The plethora of municipality and state plaintiffs challenging the FCC’s cable TV local franchise authority (LFA) order in court… …Chris Balch, city attorney for Brookhaven, Georgia, also a plaintiff, said his locality’s participating due to concerns about the FCC order interfering in contractual issues…

Chris Balch, chair of the City of Atlanta Commission of Veterans Affairs

at Atlanta City Hall honoring Purple Heart recipients While Atlanta and our nation are indebted to all our veterans, those who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal have marked paid to that blank check they once wrote in favor of Uncle Sam by having been wounded in combat,” Chris Balch, chair of the City…

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Chris’ Recent Article in For the Defense

Defending Land-Use Cases When the Elected Official Is the Problem What to Do When They Say Something They Shouldn’t Have By Christopher D. Balch A well-conducted investigation will go a long way to helping a defense, but it is as much about public relations as about finding the truth and protecting public trust. Do the…

Balch Law Group Parnters with City in Historic First Step Toward Greenspace and Alternative Transportation Solutions
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Balch Law Group Parnters with City in Historic First Step Toward Greenspace and Alternative Transportation Solutions

The City Of Brookhaven, Georgia held the historic groundbreaking for Phase I of the Peachtree Creek Greenway on December 12, 2018. The Peachtree Creek Greenway will stretch 1.27 miles from North Druid Hills Road to Briarwood Road to include a series of paved multi-purpose trails and promenade trails. When Phase I and II are complete,…

Chris Balch Named Local Government Fellow of the International Municipal Lawyers Association

Chris Balch Named Local Government Fellow of the International Municipal Lawyers Association

The Balch Law Group is proud to announce that its Managing Partner, Chris Balch, has been named as a Local Government Fellow of the International Municipal Lawyers Association. The Fellows program recognizes practitioners with experience, training, and service to local governments around the world. The recognition requires an exhaustive application process which is vetted by…

Next Phase of CHOA Continues – Negotiated by BLG
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Next Phase of CHOA Continues – Negotiated by BLG

Work continues on the next phase of the $1.5 Billion healthcare campus being constructed by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as part of the Community Investment Agreement negotiated by the Balch Law Group. The region’s finest facility for the treatment and care of children opened the first of three new buildings with the ribbon cutting at…

Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility Opens – Made Possible by BLG
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Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility Opens – Made Possible by BLG

On November 30, 2017, the culmination of nearly 2 years of work concluded with the official opening of the Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility. The NBA team came to Brookhaven based on its location, access to transportation hubs, and business friendly atmosphere established by the founders of the City in 2012. The Facility, a joint…

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Brookhaven officials participate in Atlanta Hawks ‘beam signing’

As reported by Dyana Bagby on reportersnewspaper.net | Jan 13, 2017 | Brookhaven city officials put signed their names on a steel beam that will be used in the construction of the new Atlanta Hawks practice facility now going up in Executive Park. The ceremonial beam signing took place Jan. 12 at Philips Arena and…