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Amber N. Crawford

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Amber N. Crawford

Attorney at Law
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Biography

Amber N. Crawford is an Associate in our office in Columbus, Georgia, and she focuses her practice on estate planning, probates, guardianships and conservatorships, business transactions, and commercial real estate matters. She is licensed to practice in Georgia and Alabama.

Before joining Hall Booth Smith, Amber spent several years at a firm in Newnan, Georgia, where she specialized in probates and estate planning. She also represented creditors’ rights in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, handled contract negotiations, closed commercial and residential real estate transactions, and litigated civil and transactional matters. She served as a guardian ad litem and court appointed attorney in Probate, Superior, and Juvenile Court matters and was one of two County Administrators/Conservators in the Coweta County Probate Court.

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Earlier in her career, Amber served as a prosecution intern under the Third Year Practice Act in Georgia’s Northern Judicial Circuit, which included Madison, Hart, Franklin, Oglethorpe, and Elbert counties. She also completed several other internships in probate and state courts.

Amber earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia, where she was a research assistant for Professor Eleanor Lanier for a grant project about the public guardianship program. She also completed a Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, at Columbus State University.

Amber served on the Board of Directors for the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division from 2022 to 2023. She previously served as a co-chairman for the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division’s Estate and Elder Law committee, which hosts First Responders Wills Clinics, providing pro-bono estate planning documents to First Responders and their spouses across the state of Georgia. Additionally, Amber currently serves as a Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association for the Columbus-area.

Credentials

Admitted

State Courts:

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals, Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, Columbus State University

Memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association, 2020-Present
  • Columbus Inn of Court, 2022-2024
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition, Board Member, 2022-Present
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  • State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyer’s Division
    • Board of Directors, 2022-2023
    • Co-Chair, Estate and Elder Law Committee; 2019-2022
  • Newnan/Coweta Bar Association
    • Member, 2017-2020
    • Board Member, 2018-2019

Recognition

Presentations

  • Estate Planning
    River Valley Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, March 2024
  • Estate Planning
    Edward Jones, February 2024
  • Five Wishes and Advance Directives
    Columbus Hospice, April 2023
  • Estate Planning
    Network of Professional Women, January 2023
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  • Preparing Your Estate Plan
    Edward Jones, June 2021
  • Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
    Alzheimer’s Association, June 2021
  • Early Stage Workshop: Care Teams/Care Planning
    Alzheimer’s Association’s, April 2021
  • Five Wishes and Advance Directives Planning
    West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition, March 2021

In the Press

34 Hall Booth Smith Lawyers Named to 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America

Hall Booth Smith is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. The award recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

Hall Booth Smith Adds Crawford To Its Columbus Office

COLUMBUS, GA – September 2, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has added Attorney Amber N. Crawford to its Columbus office. Amber focuses her practice on estate planning, probate, guardianships and conservatorships, business transactions, commercial real estate and fiduciary matters. Prior to joining HBS, Amber spent several years at a firm in Newnan, Georgia,