Georgia Baruch Walker Patino

HBS Welcomes Patino, Baruch, & Walker in Georgia

Georgia Baruch Walker Patino

ATLANTA & ALPHARETTA, GA – October 27, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is excited to welcome three attorneys in the state of Georgia: Juan Patino, Noga Baruch, and Blake Walker.

Juan Patino

Juan Patino joins as an Associate in Alpharetta where he focuses his practice on business litigation, business transactions, corporate and partnership, and government affairs matters.

Prior to joining HBS, Juan was an Associate at a local boutique firm where he focused on business and corporate matters. He negotiated mergers and acquisitions, defended breach of contract actions, and provided general corporate representation. Juan also has experience with 501(c)(3) non-profit matters. Juan earned a J.D. from Emory University School of Law and holds a B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from Georgia State University.

Noga Baruch

Noga Baruch joins as an Associate in Atlanta where she focuses her practice on aging services and labor and employment matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Noga was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Robert J. Smith of the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Noga earned a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. During law school, she worked as a legal intern at several U.S. agencies and non-profits, including the AARP Foundation, the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Center for Public Representation, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Elder Justice & Adult Protective Services. Noga also holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Sociology with a minor in Public Policy and Management from the University of Georgia.

Blake Walker

Blake Walker joins as an Associate in Atlanta where he focuses his practice on medical malpractice matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Blake was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Marc T. Treadwell, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Blake earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Mercer University School of Law and holds a B.A. from Valdosta State University, where he majored in history.

“We are delighted to add Juan, Noga, and Blake to the HBS team as we grow our offices to meet the needs of our clients across the state of Georgia,” said Alex Booth, managing partner of HBS.

About Hall Booth Smith

Established in 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is a full-service law firm with six regional offices strategically located throughout Georgia, as well as offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach, Florida; Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock and Rogers, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Denver, Colorado; Paramus, Red Bank and Saddle Brook, New Jersey; and New York City and White Plains, New York. Experienced across a wide range of legal disciplines, HBS attorneys pride themselves on providing knowledgeable, proactive, client-specific counsel to individuals, domestic and international corporations, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The firm’s promise: “Serving to Achieve Excellence.” To learn more, please visit: or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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