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/ 06.07.2021

Atlanta Partner Joel McKie will speak at the 42nd Annual AALA Agricultural Law Education Symposium on Friday, November 5th in Salt Lake City. His presentation is titled, "Recent Developments in the Packers and Stockyards Act: Changes that Impact Farmers, Ranchers, and Poultry Growers/Survey of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act's (PACA) most recent cases: 2020 to Present." Click here to learn more: https://www.aglaw-assn.org/2021-annual-educational-symposium/...

news / 07.08.2010

In an article posted by Georgia Trend Magazine, attorney Joel McKie was listed as one of the Movers and Shakers in the Agribusiness Industry. The list generated by Georgia Trend featured various individuals who are helping to "boost farm productivity, increase crop exports, encourage organic farming or set public policy." Joel was highlighted for his speaking engagements throughout the state that address liability issues the agribusiness and agirtourism professionals may...

news / 21.07.2010

In the latest edition of the Georgia Farm Bureau News, attorney Joel McKie was featured in an article discussing the legal ramifications and liabilities concerning agritourism venues. In the article, McKie discusses why property owners are liable and some specific duties that they have towards the public and their safety. He also discussed the Recreation Property Act, which addresses what duty of care a landowner owes under specific situations. The...

news / 07.12.2010

James Magazine sets out every year to rank Georgia's lobbying corps. Hall Booth Smith moved up this year being ranked the 7th lobbying firm in the large firm category. The firm was also well represented in the other categories. Congratulations to the following Rising Star winners: Brad Carver placed 4th Chad Wingate and Joel McKie tied for 6th Elizabeth Wharton tied for 7th with other Rising Star winners Congratulations to the...

news / 08.12.2011

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. was recently ranked by James Magazine as the third top Large Law Firm Associated Lobbying Firms in their October/November 2011 Issue.  In addition, five HBS attorneys were ranked in the top ten Rising Stars while one of their attorneys tied as one of the top ten Power Chicks. HBS was honored to have their attorneys recognized as Rising Stars: Brad Carver, ranked  5; Chad Wingate and Rufus Montgomery,...

news, Southeastern Farmland and Timberland Legal Blog / 01.07.2021

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – July 1, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Patrick B. Feilke is joining the firm as a Partner as the firm opens a new office in Little Rock, Arkansas to serve clients in the Southern United States. The new office is located at 400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1720, Little Rock, AR, 72201. This is HBS’s first office...

news / 23.02.2018

In the 2018 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 six of its attorneys are on the list of Rising Stars. Attorneys Sean Cox, Kawania James, Joel McKie, Michael Memberg and Ashley Gowder Mitchell, of the Atlanta office; and Sean Mims, of the Columbus office, have...

news / 22.02.2017

In the 2017 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 six of its attorneys are on the list of Rising Stars. Attorneys Sean Cox, Nichole Hair, Kawania B. James, Joel McKie, Michael Memberg and Ashley Gowder Mitchell, all of the Atlanta office, have received this honor. Sean Cox was named a Rising Star for his...