Timothy A. Bishop

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Timothy A. Bishop



Timothy A. Bishop is a Partner in our office in Brunswick, Georgia, and he concentrates his practice on insurance defense, general liability, transportation, and business litigation.

Tim is an experienced attorney who has handled hundreds of litigation matters and participated in several jury and bench trials over the years. He practiced at several other firms earlier in his career and was recognized by Super Lawyers® as a Mid-South Rising Star in 2014 and a Georgia Rising Star from 2019-2020.

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Tim earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at The University of Memphis. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, cum laude, from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He has served on the Young Alumni Council and the Alumni Association Board of Directors at Belmont University, and he is a past member of the Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court.

Earlier in his career, Tim worked in the music business in Nashville. He has played the fiddle/violin since high school and received instruction from a Grand Ole Opry fiddle player during his undergraduate studies.



State Courts:

  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals
  • Tennessee

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee


  • J.D., cum laude, The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • B.B.A., cum laude, Belmont University


  • Belmont University Alumni Association:
    • Board of Directors
    • Young Alumni Council
  • Belmont University College of Law, American Inn of Court; 2010-2014
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Glynn County Bar Association: Treasurer, 2021; Secretary, 2022; Vice President, 2023


In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Names Five New Partners

ATLANTA, GA – September 13, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has named 5 attorneys to Partner as the firm recognizes the dedication, hard work, and leadership of the senior attorneys. The attorneys who join the firm’s partnership as of September 1 are: Dan Addison, a Partner based in Charleston, South Carolina, who concentrates his

Duty to or Not to Defend? That is The Question. Recent Application of the ‘Eight-Corners Rule’ Under Texas Law in Finding Insurer Had Duty to Defend

Written by: Timothy A. Bishop, Esq. In Siplast, Inc. v. Emps. Mut. Cas. Co., 23 F.4th 486 (5th Cir. 2022), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, construing Texas law, applied the “eight-corners rule” in finding that the insurer had a duty to defend. In Siplast, the insured, a roofing manufacturer, brought an action against its

HBS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Brunswick Office

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 firm is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its office in Brunswick, Georgia. Soon after Hall Booth Smith opened for business in Atlanta, the firm’s leaders realized there was

HBS Attorneys Recognized as Rising Stars in 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine

In the 2020 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has once again been recognized for its outstanding legal work as four of its attorneys are on the list of Rising Stars. Attorneys Joel McKie and Sean Cox of the Atlanta office; Timothy Bishop of the Brunswick

Hall Booth Smith Hires Timothy A. Bishop as Brunswick Office Grows

BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA – April 8, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Timothy A. Bishop has joined its growing office in Brunswick, Georgia, as an associate. Bishop is an experienced attorney whose practice is focused on insurance defense, general liability and business litigation. He has handled hundreds of litigation matters and