Frank R. Olson

Partner

CONTACT
t. 770.200.8589
f. 770.635.2589
folson@coalegal.com

At Work

Frank is a founding partner of Cobb, Olson & Andrle, LLC.  He focuses his practice on community association representation, creditors’ rights, collections, landlord/tenant disputes, foreclosures, tax sale matters, and general real estate litigation.  Frank represents individual property owners, nonprofits, neighborhoods, homeowner and condominium associations, real estate builders and developers, real estate agents and brokers, real estate appraisers, and other real estate professionals.

Frank brings to the Firm over seventeen years of overall litigation experience, and over eleven years of litigation experience exclusively dedicated to real estate and creditors’ rights.  Frank is involved in all aspects of the Firm’s litigation work and over his career has litigated thousands of cases to settlement or, when settlement is not possible, through trial and appeals.

Prior to forming Cobb, Olson & Andrle, LLC, Frank managed McCurdy & Candler’s default litigation department for eight years, overseeing thousands of cases and supervising several attorneys and paralegals during his tenure.  Frank created and implemented McCurdy & Candler’s Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”), Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) and Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) compliance procedures and regularly trained  employees on those procedures.

Prior to McCurdy & Candler, Frank worked at both a creditors’ rights real estate litigation firm and an Atlanta boutique firm primarily representing plaintiffs in complex state and federal litigation.  Frank is licensed to practice in Georgia and Tennessee.

In the Profession

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Foreclosure and Repossession in Georgia, Lorman Business Institute CLE Seminar, July 19, 2005.
  • Real Property Foreclosure, ICLE in Georgia Seminar, November 1, 2013.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Bayles v. OneWest Bank FSB, CAFN 2:11-CV-225-RWS (N.D. Ga. 2012) (Won summary judgment in federal court for lender client in a wrongful foreclosure, promissory estoppel and fraud case).

Kabir v. StateBridge Co. LLC, 2011 WL 4500050 (2011) (Secured dismissal in federal court of a borrower’s claims for fraud, negligence, and promissory estoppel against her lender).

Paul et al. v. Destito, 250 Ga. App. 631 (2001) (Secured $1.2 million state-court jury verdict for client in a breach of fiduciary duty and alter ego liability case, and successfully defended the appeal).

In the Community

In his personal time, Frank enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, golfing, sailing, and restoring cars.
EDUCATION
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1994
Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1997

ADMITTED IN:
Georgia and Tennessee