Attorney - Beth Boone


Beth Boone
HBS Brunswick Office

P: 912-554-0093
F: 912-554-1973
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A native of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky, Ms. Boone practices in all areas of professional negligence and medical malpractice defense, as well as premises liability, probate, estate planning and administration, fiduciary law, and general civil litigation. She is licensed in both Georgia and Tennessee and practices actively in both states. In addition to professional and medical malpractice lawsuits, Ms. Boone has served as counsel in various civil litigation matters ranging from automobile accidents, “slip and fall” actions, breach of contract, real estate matters and general business litigation.

Practice Areas

Correctional Health Care

As the Practice Group Leader, Ms. Boone has experience in representing both correctional health care companies and individually named professionals in litigation as varied as pro se inmate pleadings to professional negligence and federal civil right claims. Specifically, Ms. Boone’s representation has included claims involving total healthcare, including mental health, dental and medical actions. She has represented such individuals and entities servicing local, state and federal facilities in both Georgia and Tennessee, and actively practices in both states.


University of Kentucky, BBA, 1987
Departmental Honors in Business Administration
Tennessee State University, MBA, 1992
Nashville School of Law, J.D., 1998


Admitted in Georgia and Tennessee
All State and Superior Courts of GA, 2008
All General Sessions and Circuit Courts of TN, 1998
United States District Court- Middle District of TN, 2002
United States District Court- Southern District of GA, 2009
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2014
Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 2013


State Bar of Georgia
Tennessee Bar Association
Glynn County Bar Association- President, 2016; Secretary, 2015; Law Day Chair 2014; Social Chair 2011-2013
Member of Brunswick- Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce
Adjunct Instructor- Brenau University
Board Member- Coastal GA Regional Development Center Aging Services Advisory
Council (2009-2012)
Heartland Hospice Professional Advisory Committee member, Board of Directors (2010-
Founding Member- Coastal Alliance for Protection of Elders
Defense Research Institution -Trial Tactics Committee Member
Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Managers
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association- State-at-Large Director
Board of Directors-Georgia Legal Services Program (2010-2014), Treasurer (2013-2014)
International Association of Insurance Professionals, Golden Isles Chapter
Claims and Litigation Alliance
Mentor, Transition into Law Practice Program, 2016


"The Changing Role of Correctional Health Care Professionals," Hall Booth Smith's Correctional Healthcare Blog
"Defending Medical Malpractice Claims in the Correctional Healthcare Setting," Hall Booth Smith's Correctional Healthcare Blog
"Defending Correctional Healthcare Providers: The Intersection of Malpractice and Civil Rights," Co-authored with Steven P. Bristol, US Law Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017


Recent Trends in Correctional Health Care Litigation, 2015 American Correctional
Health Services Association South East Region Fall Conference, Savannah, GA.
Speaker, 2014 American Correctional Health Services Association South East Region
Annual Fall Conference, Jekyll Island, GA


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2018
1997-98 J. Carlton Loser Scholarship Recipient
1997-98 Moot Court Award
Cooper’s Inn Society
1997-98 Harry Phillips American Inn of Courts Student Member