James G. Smith

James G. Smith (Athens, Georgia)

James G. Smith

Attorney in Athens, GA
James was born and raised in Fitzgerald, Georgia, and attended college at the University of Georgia where he obtained a degree in History. From Athens, he went to the Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta and received his J.D. in 2007. James began working with the firm's Atlanta office out of law school before eventually moving to Athens in 2010. After a brief stint in a solo practice, James rejoined the firm in 2012 and worked out of Athens until 2015 before having the opportunity to move to the Brunswick office to help expand the firm's workers' compensation presence in south Georgia. He and his wife Ryan, an elementary special education teacher, are both avid runners and love to travel.

PUBLICATIONS

Medical Marijuana Questions and Preparation, Workplace Health Magazine, Spring 2015, p.13

The Claimant had a Stroke While at Work and Has Suffered Ongoing Medical Problems. Is This a Compensable Injury?, May 2014, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Case Study: A Ten Year-Old Injury Rears Its Head (or Knee), February 2014, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Price is Right Appearance Leads to Workers' Compensation Fraud Conviction, June 2013, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Unscheduled Breaks and Deviations from the Scope of Employment, August 2012, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Social Networkers Have Nowhere to Hide, April 2012, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Attorney
Admission Details
Admitted in 2007, Georgia
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
Law School Attended
Georgia State University College of Law
Class of 2007
J.D.
University Attended
University of Georgia
Class of 2004
B.A.
Associations & Memberships

Membership

Glynn County Bar Association

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
440 College Avenue North, Suite 120,
Athens, GA 30601-2773
U.S.A.
Phone
912-554-0093
Fax
912-554-1973
Office Information
Office Information
James G. Smith
Attorney
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
440 College Avenue North, Suite 120,
Athens, GA 30601-2773

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Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (Athens, Georgia)