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1022 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606

T: 706.316.0231
F: 706.316.0111



Hall Booth Smith’s Athens office is located on College Avenue in the heart of downtown, just blocks from the edge of the campus of the University of Georgia.

We opened an office in Athens in 2003 to meet the complete legal needs of clients in eastern Georgia and across the region. Our Athens team of attorneys concentrate their practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, health care litigation, aging services, transportation, business litigation and general liability. We also offer comprehensive legal representation on education and employment law matters.

Since we started HBS in 1989, we have steadily expanded the firm to add new specialty practice groups and locations that allow us to serve the evolving needs of our clients. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing full-service firms, and we look forward to working alongside our Athens clients for many years to come.

Community Commitment

HBS’s attorneys in Athens are deeply involved in many local civic, professional and charitable organizations that give back to the community and strengthen our business, political and social relationships. Our Athens staff volunteers with and holds leadership positions in numerous community organizations including:

  • Association of County Commissioners of Georgia
  • Georgia Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Kiwanis Club of Athens Foundation
  • Knights of Columbus
  • National Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Talmage Terrace and Lanier Gardens


Hall Booth Smith is honored to be recognized frequently as the best place to work by local and national publications. Our attorneys have received numerous awards, accolades, respected rankings and honors from peer-reviewed organizations as well as for their professional and personal achievements.

HBS Recognition
  • Best Law Firms in the USA by U.S. News & World Report
  • Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by NARB
  • Georgia’s Best Places to Work by Georgia Trend
  • U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms by Martindale-Hubbell
  • TOP Midsize Professional Services Firms by Client Advisor Awards
HBS Attorney Recognition in Athens
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Firm Highlights

HBS Opens Alpharetta Location to Support Clients in North Atlanta Area

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA – March 18, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has opened a new location in the northern Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta to enhance convenience for clients and employees that are also located in that region of the metropolitan area. HBS’s new office is just off the Ga. 400 commuter corridor and is
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HBS Names 11 New Partners

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – January 5, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has named 11 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 January 1 are: David W. Badie, a Partner based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, who
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In Memoriam: HBS Partner Terrell W. Benton, Jr. Has Passed Away

Longtime Hall Booth Smith Partner and dedicated civic leader Terrell W. Benton, Jr. has passed away. In a legal career that spanned half a century, Terrell represented numerous public school districts in Georgia. He served as General Counsel to the Clarke, Oconee and Walton County School Districts for several decades. He was deeply involved in
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For the Eleventh Year HBS Recognized as One of The “Best Law Firms” in the 2021 Ranking By U.S. News & World Report

Hall Booth Smith has once again been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” by  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the 2021 ranking. This is the firm’s eleventh year to receive this honor. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive
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Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored By The Best Lawyers In America© 2021

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS
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Christian Henry

HBS Athens Office

T: 706.316.0231
E: chenry@hallboothsmith.com

Allen Orr

HBS Athens Office

T: 706.316.0231
E: AOrr@hallboothsmith.com

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