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Paul Trainor

Paul Trainor
191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775

Paul Trainor is a partner in the Atlanta office. He primarily concentrates his trial litigation practice in the areas of medical malpractice, transportation, premises liability and negligent security.

Paul has defended a variety of medical professionals, hospitals, apartment complexes and property management companies, international hotels and trucking companies, as well as their respective and respected employees. The majority of his current practice is dedicated to the defense of catastrophic injury claims, and he has defended cases in six states across the country. Paul has also handled numerous cases through the appellate process in both the Georgia and South Carolina appellate courts, including an appeal involving a matter of first impression in Nestler v. Fields, 426 S.C. 34, 824 S.E.2d 461 (2019).

Paul graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and graduated magna cum laude the Charleston School of Law. During law school, he was the SBA Executive Commissioner of Student Affairs, editorial board member of the Charleston Law review, served on the Orientation Committee and Consistency Committee, and was the Secretary of the Students Grant Board. Paul was a four-time recipient of the prestigious CALI Excellence for the Future Award.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • District of South Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Charleston School of Law
  • B.S. Psychology, College of Charleston

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

PRESENTATIONS

  • “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” National Business Institute, February 2017
  • “2017 South Carolina Law Updates,” Georgia Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, May 2017

RECOGNITIONS

  • Georgia Super Lawyers ® Rising Star, 2021
In the 2021 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has once again been recognized for its
ATLANTA – November 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has named six new partners as the firm elevates leaders and recognizes their outstanding
HBS welcomes Paul Trainor as a new associate in the Charleston office. The Charleston office is expanding rapidly under the expert leadership of Jack Gresh.
Practice Specific Experience

Paul Trainor is a partner in the Atlanta office. He primarily concentrates his trial litigation practice in the areas of medical malpractice, transportation, premises liability and negligent security.

Paul has defended a variety of medical professionals, hospitals, apartment complexes and property management companies, international hotels and trucking companies, as well as their respective and respected employees. The majority of his current practice is dedicated to the defense of catastrophic injury claims, and he has defended cases in six states across the country. Paul has also handled numerous cases through the appellate process in both the Georgia and South Carolina appellate courts, including an appeal involving a matter of first impression in Nestler v. Fields, 426 S.C. 34, 824 S.E.2d 461 (2019).

Paul graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and graduated magna cum laude the Charleston School of Law. During law school, he was the SBA Executive Commissioner of Student Affairs, editorial board member of the Charleston Law review, served on the Orientation Committee and Consistency Committee, and was the Secretary of the Students Grant Board. Paul was a four-time recipient of the prestigious CALI Excellence for the Future Award.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • District of South Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Charleston School of Law
  • B.S. Psychology, College of Charleston

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

PRESENTATIONS

  • “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” National Business Institute, February 2017
  • “2017 South Carolina Law Updates,” Georgia Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, May 2017

RECOGNITIONS

  • Georgia Super Lawyers ® Rising Star, 2021
In the 2021 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has once again been recognized for its
ATLANTA – November 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has named six new partners as the firm elevates leaders and recognizes their outstanding
HBS welcomes Paul Trainor as a new associate in the Charleston office. The Charleston office is expanding rapidly under the expert leadership of Jack Gresh.
Practice Specific Experience