Anthony A. Rowell

Anthony A. Rowell: Attorney with Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
  • Partner at Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (210 Attorneys)
  • 191 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2900, Atlanta, GA 30303-1775
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Anthony A. Rowell (Tony) is managing partner of Hall Booth Smith’s Tifton office. Tony received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1990 from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. He was admitted to the Georgia State Bar the same year. Before attending law school, Tony attended Valdosta State College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Philosophy. Tony also has a degree in Agri-Business with Applied Sciences. He grew up in Douglas, Georgia, working in the family dry cleaning business. After graduation from high school, he worked for the United States Postal Service where he continued to be employed during law school.

Tony is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, an independent peer review organization. AV Preeminent is the highest rating bestowed on attorneys by such an organization. He practices in the areas of local government, governmental liability, medical malpractice defense, risk management, insurance law, business litigation, premises and retail liability, motor vehicle liability, common carrier liability, contractual liability, construction litigation, and employment law. He has maintained a significant trial practice since 1990. Tony has tried over 75 jury trials in many different areas of the law. He has extensive appellate practice experience. In the last 20 years, he has made approximately 50 appearances in either the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, or the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He also has mediated hundreds of cases and has extensive experience with alternative dispute resolution.

Tony also writes newsletter articles and conducts seminars on local government, governmental liability, medical malpractice, and risk management. He often is called upon to help his clients avoid business losses from unnecessary employment and liability claims. He practices in all State and Federal Courts in Georgia and is admitted to the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Tony is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Defense Research Institute, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia, Georgia Hospital Association, US Law, and maintains firm membership in the Tift and Coffee County Chambers of Commerce.


AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

The Best Lawyers in America 2007-2019

(Resident, Tifton Office)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Education
  • Governmental Liability
  • Health Care
  • Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice
  • Property / SIU
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and Hospitality
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
229-382-0515  Phone
229-382-1676  Fax
University Attended:
South Georgia College, Douglas, GA, Associate Degree in Agri-Business, 1985; South Georgia College, Douglas, GA, Applied Sciences, 1985; Valdosta State College, Valdosta, GA, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Minor in Philosophy, 1987
Law School Attended:
University of Notre Dame, London Law Center, London, England, Summer Law Program, 1989; Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, GA, Juris Doctor Degree, 1990
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; All Georgia State and Federal Courts; Supreme Court of Georgia; 1990, Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals


American Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Tifton Bar Association
Douglas Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Georgia Hospital Association and the Tift and Coffee County Chambers of Commerce

Birth Information:
Douglas, Georgia, September 19, 1960
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