Partner Brad Carver has been selected by the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General (JAG) for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Carver is currently headquartered in Decatur, GA, where he actively serves in the U.S. Army Reserves as the Operations Officer and Senior Legal Opinions Attorney for the 213th Legal Operations Detachment. 
 
During law school, Mr. Carver deployed with the Army to Tuzla, Bosnia, from May 1996 to January 1997 as the Commander of a Detachment of the 341st Adjutant General Co. and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. In September 2003, Mr. Carver returned to Atlanta from a 14-month tour of duty in Kuwait and Iraq where he supported 3rd Army as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for exceptionally meritorious service during combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
 
Mr. Carver has been with Hall Booth Smith, P.C. for 8 years and serves as the Senior Managing Director of HBS Government Affairs. Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is a full-service law firm with nine regional offices in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee. For more than thirty years, HBS has delivered quality legal services with a mission “to ethically and professionally serve our clients by providing the highest quality legal representation in a personally satisfying firm environment.”