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Beth Boone

Beth Boone
3528 Darien Highway
Suite 300
Brunswick, GA 31525

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.

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
  • United States District Court – Middle District of GA – 2018

(All State and Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court)

EDUCATION

  • University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1987
    Departmental Honors in Business Administration
  • Tennessee State University, Master of Business Administration, 1992
  • Nashville School of Law, J.D., 1998

PUBLICATIONS

  • Defending Deliberate Indifference Claims,” CorrDocs, The Newsletter of the American College of Correctional Physicians, Winter 2020
  • Nurse Charting In The Correctional Health Care Setting- Part 1,” HBS Correctional Healthcare Blog, July 2020
  • Anatomy of a Health Care Lawsuit: Issues and Strategies in Your Defense,” National Commission on Correctional Health Care magazine, Fall 2018
  • “Defending Correctional Healthcare Providers: The Intersection Of Malpractice And Civil Rights,” HBS Correctional Healthcare Blog, October 2017
  • “The Changing Role of Correctional Health Care Professionals,” Hall Booth Smith’s Correctional Healthcare Blog, January 2016
  • “Defending Medical Malpractice Claims in the Correctional Healthcare Setting,” Hall Booth Smith’s Correctional Healthcare Blog, November 2014
  • “Defending Correctional Healthcare Providers: The Intersection of Malpractice and Civil Rights,” Co-authored with Steven P. Bristol, USLAW Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Brenau University, Adjunct Instructor
  • Brunswick- Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Coastal Alliance for Protection of Elders, Founding Member
  • Coastal GA Regional Development Center Aging Services Advisory Council, Board Member -2009-2012
  • Defense Research Institution -Trial Tactics Committee Member
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, State-at-Large Director- 2017-2019
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Southern District- 2019-2022
  • Georgia Legal Services Program, Board of Directors (2010-2018), Treasurer (2013-2018)
  • Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Managers
  • Glynn County Bar Association, President, 2016; Secretary, 2015; Law Day Chair 2014; Social Chair 2011-2013
  • Heartland Hospice Professional Advisory Committee member, Board of Directors – 2010-2014
  • International Association of Insurance Professionals, Golden Isles Chapter
  • Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful, Adopt a Beach sponsor 2008-2010
  • Mentor, Transition into Law Practice Program, 2016
  • Sea Palms Property Owners Association, Treasurer 2009-2011
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Access to Justice Committee for State Bar of Georgia, 2020-2021
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2021
  • TN Supreme Court 2018 and 2019 Attorney for Justice Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Golden Isles YMCA 2017 Female Leader Honoree
  • 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

Presentations

  • “Defending Deliberate Indifference Claims,” 2020 National Commission on Correctional Health Care Virtual Conference, Nov 2, 2020
  • Moderator of mock deposition – “How to Help your Lawyer Protect You,” American College of Correctional Physicians Fall Meeting 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • “How Depositions Impact Trials,” 2019 Annual Conference, National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit in Correctional Mental Health Care,” 2018 Correctional Mental Healthcare Conference, National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Hollywood, CA
  • “How to Testify as a Defendant or Expert Physician in Correctional Medicine Cases,” American College of Correctional Physicians 2018 Spring Educational Conference, Houston, TX
  • “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
Brunswick Partner Beth Boone has been published in the Winter 2020 edition of CorrDocs, the newsletter of the American College of Correctional Physicians. Her article
Written by: Beth Boone, Esq. There are differences in how a patient’s care and treatment is documented in the wide variety of settings in which health
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is proud to have become one of the leading full-service firms in the Southeast over the past 30 years, and the
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 21 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© .
Practice Specific Experience

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.

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
  • United States District Court – Middle District of GA – 2018

(All State and Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court)

EDUCATION

  • University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1987
    Departmental Honors in Business Administration
  • Tennessee State University, Master of Business Administration, 1992
  • Nashville School of Law, J.D., 1998

PUBLICATIONS

  • Defending Deliberate Indifference Claims,” CorrDocs, The Newsletter of the American College of Correctional Physicians, Winter 2020
  • Nurse Charting In The Correctional Health Care Setting- Part 1,” HBS Correctional Healthcare Blog, July 2020
  • Anatomy of a Health Care Lawsuit: Issues and Strategies in Your Defense,” National Commission on Correctional Health Care magazine, Fall 2018
  • “Defending Correctional Healthcare Providers: The Intersection Of Malpractice And Civil Rights,” HBS Correctional Healthcare Blog, October 2017
  • “The Changing Role of Correctional Health Care Professionals,” Hall Booth Smith’s Correctional Healthcare Blog, January 2016
  • “Defending Medical Malpractice Claims in the Correctional Healthcare Setting,” Hall Booth Smith’s Correctional Healthcare Blog, November 2014
  • “Defending Correctional Healthcare Providers: The Intersection of Malpractice and Civil Rights,” Co-authored with Steven P. Bristol, USLAW Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Brenau University, Adjunct Instructor
  • Brunswick- Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Coastal Alliance for Protection of Elders, Founding Member
  • Coastal GA Regional Development Center Aging Services Advisory Council, Board Member -2009-2012
  • Defense Research Institution -Trial Tactics Committee Member
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, State-at-Large Director- 2017-2019
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Southern District- 2019-2022
  • Georgia Legal Services Program, Board of Directors (2010-2018), Treasurer (2013-2018)
  • Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Managers
  • Glynn County Bar Association, President, 2016; Secretary, 2015; Law Day Chair 2014; Social Chair 2011-2013
  • Heartland Hospice Professional Advisory Committee member, Board of Directors – 2010-2014
  • International Association of Insurance Professionals, Golden Isles Chapter
  • Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful, Adopt a Beach sponsor 2008-2010
  • Mentor, Transition into Law Practice Program, 2016
  • Sea Palms Property Owners Association, Treasurer 2009-2011
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Access to Justice Committee for State Bar of Georgia, 2020-2021
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2021
  • TN Supreme Court 2018 and 2019 Attorney for Justice Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Golden Isles YMCA 2017 Female Leader Honoree
  • 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

Presentations

  • “Defending Deliberate Indifference Claims,” 2020 National Commission on Correctional Health Care Virtual Conference, Nov 2, 2020
  • Moderator of mock deposition – “How to Help your Lawyer Protect You,” American College of Correctional Physicians Fall Meeting 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • “How Depositions Impact Trials,” 2019 Annual Conference, National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit in Correctional Mental Health Care,” 2018 Correctional Mental Healthcare Conference, National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Hollywood, CA
  • “How to Testify as a Defendant or Expert Physician in Correctional Medicine Cases,” American College of Correctional Physicians 2018 Spring Educational Conference, Houston, TX
  • “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
Brunswick Partner Beth Boone has been published in the Winter 2020 edition of CorrDocs, the newsletter of the American College of Correctional Physicians. Her article
Written by: Beth Boone, Esq. There are differences in how a patient’s care and treatment is documented in the wide variety of settings in which health
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is proud to have become one of the leading full-service firms in the Southeast over the past 30 years, and the
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 21 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© .
Practice Specific Experience