first_img Related Stories Share ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s estate has a new legal team.Two lawyers from the firm Bryan Cave LLP, Nicole Wade and Luke Lantta, now represent the estate for current litigation. According to the firm’s website, both attorneys specialize in fiduciary litigation.A judge disqualified William Hill as the estate’s lawyer earlier this month because Hill had been closely involved in an earlier property dispute involving the heirs.Broadcast Version0:59Losing Hill means losing the local influence and reputation of the former Fulton Superior Court judge.WABE legal analyst Page Pate says it appears the estate is compensating by retaining an international firm with larger resources, saying, “I think hiring a firm of this caliber and spending the resources that they’re going to have to spend to get this type of representation should suggest to the other side that they’re in it for the long haul.”The estate is controlled by brothers Dexter and Martin Luther King, III. They want to sell their father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. Their sister, Bernice, does not want the items sold.Arguments in the case are still set to begin in late September. No word yet on whether the estate’s new lawyers will ask for more time to prepare. 0:59 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility For Whom The Bell Rings last_img