Beckie and John Amos join Harry Norman Realtors

Harry Norman Realtors Vice President Betsy Franks recently announced that Beckie and John Amos have joined the firm’s Buckhead office.

An Atlanta native with 24 years’ real estate experience, Beckie Amos is a recipient of the Miss Emmie Award for team spirit and professionalism and has been awarded the Atlanta Board of Realtors Crystal Phoenix for 20 years of membership in the board’s Multi-Million Dollar Club.

John is a Florida native with a background in international business who joined his wife in real estate eight years ago.

Both Beckie and John Amos are accredited relocation specialists. They are life members of the Atlanta Board of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Club, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

2 Buckhead lawyers among ‘best’ for construction law

Buckhead residents J.D. Humphries III and R. Daniel Douglass have been selected by their peers as among “The Best Lawyers in America” for construction law.

Humphries is the office executive partner of Stites & Harbison in Atlanta and has more than 30 years’ experience handling business transactions and difficult litigation. Douglass handles complex construction disputes involving multiple parties, including acting as a mediator and arbitrator.

The 2009 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” includes 29,575 lawyers in 78 specialties and is based on more than 2 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Belk Foundation gives $50,000 to Junior League

The Belk Foundation presented a donation of $50,000 to the Junior League of Atlanta (JLA) on Nov. 20 during the Little Black Dress VIP event at the Belk store at Phipps Plaza. The event, which was exclusive to Junior League members, drew approximately 800 shoppers.

“We are excited to strengthen our support of the Junior League of Atlanta, a group that is closely aligned with the Belk Foundation’s mission and core values,” said Dave Penrod, the chairman of Belk’s Southern Division. “We both strive to positively impact the lives of young girls and women.”

The event featured Aquaknox-catered food and a sneak-preview performance by some of the Atlanta Ballet’s “Nutcracker” dancers.