Attorney - Beth  Boone

Attorney:

Beth Boone
Partner
HBS Brunswick Office

P: 912-554-0093
F: 912-554-1973
E: BBoone@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

A native of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky, Ms. Boone practices in all areas of professional negligence and medical malpractice defense, as well as premises liability, probate, estate planning and administration, fiduciary law, and general civil litigation. She is licensed in both Georgia and Tennessee and practices actively in both states. In addition to professional and medical malpractice lawsuits, Ms. Boone has served as counsel in various civil litigation matters ranging from automobile accidents, “slip and fall” actions, breach of contract, real estate matters and general business litigation.

Practice Areas

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice

Ms. Boone has successfully represented doctors, hospitals, nurses, and nursing homes in medical malpractice cases. She strives to defend each client with the utmost professionalism, and her representation includes litigation, licensing and some regulatory matters.

Education

University of Kentucky, BBA, 1987
Departmental Honors in Business Administration

Tennessee State University, MBA, 1992

Nashville School of Law, J.D., 1998

Admitted

Admitted in Georgia and Tennessee
All State and Superior Courts of GA, 2008
All General Sessions and Circuit Courts of TN, 1998
United States District Court- Middle District of TN, 2002
United States District Court- Southern District of GA, 2009
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2014
Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 2013

Membership

State Bar of Georgia
Tennessee Bar Association
Glynn County Bar Association- President, 2016; Secretary, 2015; Law Day Chair 2014; Social Chair 2011-2013
Member of Brunswick- Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce
Adjunct Instructor- Brenau University
USLAW
Board Member- Coastal GA Regional Development Center Aging Services Advisory
Council (2009-2012)
Heartland Hospice Professional Advisory Committee member, Board of Directors (2010-
2014)
Founding Member- Coastal Alliance for Protection of Elders
Defense Research Institution -Trial Tactics Committee Member
Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Managers
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Board of Directors-Georgia Legal Services Program (2010-2014), Treasurer (2013-2014)
International Association of Insurance Professionals, Golden Isles Chapter
Claims and Litigation Alliance
Mentor, Transition into Law Practice Program, 2016

Publications

The Changing Role of Correctional Health Care Professionals, Hall Booth Smith's Correctional Healthcare Blog
Defending Medical Malpractice Claims in the Correctional Healthcare Setting, Hall Booth Smith's Correctional Healthcare Blog

Presentations

Recent Trends in Correctional Health Care Litigation, 2015 American Correctional
Health Services Association South East Region Fall Conference, Savannah, GA.
Speaker, 2014 American Correctional Health Services Association South East Region
Annual Fall Conference, Jekyll Island, GA

Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition, Medical Malpractice Law
1997-98 J. Carlton Loser Scholarship Recipient
1997-98 Moot Court Award
Cooper’s Inn Society
1997-98 Harry Phillips American Inn of Courts Student Member