Macon, GA WW/Press/August 20, 2020 – G. Boone Smith III, Attorney with Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Since 1982, the law firm of Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP in Macon has served the needs of businesses and individuals throughout Georgia. The firm practices in the legal matters including, estate planning and probate, employee benefits, business law, healthcare, tax law and real estate. The attorneys have a unique depth and breadth of knowledge in their practice areas. They identify and implement strategic solutions in a timely manner. At Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP they are committed to providing the highest level of service to every client. The firm prides itself on offering personal attention and effective, economical solutions, and providing clients a senior-level attorney or an experienced associate available at all times.
G. Boone Smith III, partner at Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP, has been with the firm since 1982. He has practice law for the state of Georgia since 1972. Mr. Smith works primarily in the areas of estate planning, business and corporate law and employee benefits. His estate planning practice includes the preparation of wills and trusts, various probate matters and various matters involving gifts and estate tax issues, including family limited partnerships. His business and corporate practice includes acquisitions and sales of property and businesses, the formation of partnerships and corporations and miscellaneous issues involving pension and profit sharing plans and other employee benefits.
Mr. Smith received his J.D., cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1972 and B.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969. At the University of Georgia School of Law, he was the Recent Decisions Editor for the Georgia Law Review for the school year 1971 through 1972 and wrote several articles for the Georgia Law Review. He is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Macon Estate Planning Council.
Mr. Smith has been active in local civic activities, having served as Junior Warden and Senior Warden for Christ Episcopal Church. He also served on the Planned Giving Committee and Board of Directors of the MedCen Community Health Foundation and was Chairman of the Bibb County Library Board. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Professional Advisory Council of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.
Mr. Smith served as an adjunct professor at the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University in the area of pension and profit sharing plans between 1983 and 2018. He has written several articles concerning estate planning, including an article in the Estate Planning Magazine, November 1978, entitled “How To Use the Single Fund Marital Deduction Trust in Small and Medium Size Estates”. Mr. Smith has been listed in the Best Lawyers of America in the area of Corporations for the past 27 years.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.