HBS is pleased to welcome Carson King as an associate in Hall Booth Smith’s Nashville office, where he will practice in business litigation, intellectual property/entertainment, professional negligence and transactional matters. Mr. King has particular knowledge and experience of copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property and entertainment matters. 
 
"We are pleased to have Carson join us in the Nashville office," said Karl Braun, managing partner of HBS Nashville office. "He will be a valuable addition and allow us to more efficiently service the needs of all our clients but particularly those of our entertainment industry clients".
 
Mr. King graduated first in his class at the University of Illinois College of Business, where he majored in Accountancy. He graduated fourth in his class at the University of Illinois College of Law, achieving summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, and Harno Scholar distinctions. He also received Rickert Awards for Excellence in Academics and Excellence in Legal Writing and served on the Illinois Law Review as Topics Editor. His paper, "When Virtual Reality Becomes Real: Taxation of CryptoCurrencies" was the grand prize winner of the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition, a national competition, and was published online. Mr. King also received CALI awards for achieving the highest grade in six different courses in law school, including International Intellectual Property, Trial Advocacy, Business Associations, Legal Research, Introduction to Advocacy, and Federal Tax Policy. Mr. King is passionate about all facets of law and works zealously and diligently to serve the best interests of his clients.
 
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is a full-service law firm with eleven  offices in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, 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.” Our promise - “Serving to Achieve Excellence."