Southern Methodist University, B.A., Political Science, 1992
University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1995, J.D.
1995 State of Georgia
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Update of Georgia Law on General Liability, 2002, and Atlanta Claims Convention, 2003
Hospital Liability for Doctors Practicing as Independent Contractors, 2002, For the Record, Hall, Booth, Smith
Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, Hall, Booth, Smith Healthcare Law Seminar, 2002
Court of Appeals Adopt, Continuing Treatment Doctrine in Appropriate Medical Malpractice Case Including Alleged Misdiagnosis, 2001, For the Record, Hall, Booth, Smith
The Atlanta Claims Association. Situational Ethics: Ethics and Professionalism at Alternative Disupte Resolution and Trial.
The Medical Protective Company CME for Dentists and Physicians, How to Avoid Malpractice Lawsuits, 2003, 2004, Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia ICLE; Defense of a Personal Injury Case, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Update of Medical Malpractice Case Law, 2008
ICLE Medical Malpractice Seminar, November, 2008
Jury Trials CLE, State Bar of Georgia, May, 2007, Atlanta
Medical Protective Physician's Group, How to Avoid a Lawsuit?, October, 2007, Atlanta
Speaker, Defense of a Personal Injury Claim: Update on Tort Reform in Georgia, October 29, 2009
Speaker, Medical Malpractice Seminar: Update on Case Law, 2009.
Trials: Defendants verdict in a wrongful death action for family practice physician for failing to diagnose Cryptococcus for a patient previously diagnosed with Sarcoidosis.
Update on Medical Malpractice Law: Recent Cases and Their Impact on the Defense, Annual North Georgia Seminar, November, 2004.
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2009, 2010
Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Top 40 Under 40", 2009
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Successfully obtained summary judgment at trial court level and affirmed by the Court of Appeals in a Dram Shop case involving paralyzed plaintiff.
Successfully defended a summary judgment order for intensivist involving standard of care and withdrawal of care issues.