Terrell W. Benton, Jr.

440 College Avenue North
 Suite 120 
Athens, GA 30601 

Terrell W. Benton, Jr. has been a Partner at Hall Booth Smith since September 2003, and he focuses his practice on the full range of education and employment related matters.

He spent his career representing public school districts and served as General Counsel to three school districts in Georgia. He also served as hearing officer in fair dismissal cases involving certificated employees in more than a dozen counties.

Terrell previously served on the Executive Committee of the Counsel of School Board Attorneys for the Georgia School Boards Association, and was president twice.

Terrell was admitted to the Bar December 11, 1962, and he is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

ADMITTED

  • State Bar of Georgia in 1962
  • The United States District Court of the Middle District of Georgia
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • J.D., The University of Georgia, 1963
  • B.S.A., The University of Georgia, 1960

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Counsel of School Board Attorneys, Georgia School Boards Association
  • St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Western Circuit Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2007-2018
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Terrell W. Benton, Jr. has been a Partner at Hall Booth Smith since September 2003, and he focuses his practice on the full range of education and employment related matters.

He spent his career representing public school districts and served as General Counsel to three school districts in Georgia. He also served as hearing officer in fair dismissal cases involving certificated employees in more than a dozen counties.

Terrell previously served on the Executive Committee of the Counsel of School Board Attorneys for the Georgia School Boards Association, and was president twice.

Terrell was admitted to the Bar December 11, 1962, and he is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

ADMITTED

  • State Bar of Georgia in 1962
  • The United States District Court of the Middle District of Georgia
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • J.D., The University of Georgia, 1963
  • B.S.A., The University of Georgia, 1960

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Counsel of School Board Attorneys, Georgia School Boards Association
  • St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Western Circuit Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2007-2018
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