Donna S. Hix is a Partner in the Columbus office of Hall Booth Smith. A Georgia native, Ms. Hix has resided in the Columbus area for over 20 years. Ms. Hix is a trial lawyer who has specialized in all areas of family and domestic relations law, from complex and high assets divorce cases, to contentious child custody matters, to child support, alimony and spousal support, post-divorce modifications, legitimation and paternity, contempt actions, prenuptial agreements and post nuptial agreements. She has the ability, versatility and expertise to handle complicated litigation in family law cases, as well as uncontested and simple divorces. Ms. Hix represents her clients with the utmost professionalism and discretion, be it negotiations or litigation.
Ms. Hix serves as an elected member to the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia; and is the current President of the Columbus Bar Association. She is actively involved in the local community, serving as board member of the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau and board member of the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office Advisory Board. She’s also involved with the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Downtown-Columbus and United Way.
Ms. Hix has been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is licensed to practice in Georgia and Alabama. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, and received her Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University in 1993.
Ms. Hix is a certified civil law mediator and family law mediator in Georgia and in Alabama, and is an arbitrator in Georgia.
Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, J.D., 1993
University of Georgia, B.A.,1984
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia, elected member since 2011
Investigative Panel, Disciplinary Board, State Bar of Georgia, appointed member by Georgia Supreme Court since 2010
Advisory Committee on Legislation, State Bar of Georgia, appointed member since 2009
Members Benefit Committee, State Bar of Georgia, appointed member since 2010
Solace Committee, State Bar of Georgia, appointed member since 2010
Columbus Bar Association, immediate past president and member
Coalition to End Human Trafficking, Rotary of Columbus, Georgia, current member and attorney advisor 2017
Family Law Bar of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, founding member and board member 2017
Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, board member appointed by Mayor
House of TIME, Columbus, board member
Holy Family Catholic Church, Parish Council, elected member 2017
Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, past officer and current member