December 31st Hatcher, Stubbs Ceases to be Engaged in the Practice of Law

At the close of business on December 31, 2015, Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP, ceased to be engaged in the practice of law.

As of January 1, 2016, attorneys Bill Hardegree, Chuck Staples, Cal Martin, John Sheftall, Greg Ellington, Brad Coppedge, Melanie Slaton, Carl Rhodes, Jr., Elizabeth Wise and Tyler Pritchard are continuing their legal practices as a part of the Columbus office of Hall Booth Smith, PC, now located on the 5th Floor of the Corporate Center at 233 12th Street, Columbus, Georgia; attorneys George Mize, Alan Rothschild, Bill Pound and LaRae Moore are continuing their legal practices as a part of the Columbus law firm Page Scrantom Sprouse Tucker & Ford, PC, with offices located on the 3rd Floor of Synovus Centre, 1111 Bay Avenue, Columbus, Georgia; and attorneys Edward Hudson and Nick Stutzman are continuing their legal practice as the newly opened Columbus office of Morris Manning & Martin, LLP, located at 5650 Whitesville Road, Columbus Georgia.

U.S. News–Best Lawyers ranks Hatcher, Stubbs one of the Best Law Firms in the Country

U.S. News– Best Lawyers Issue 2016 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

For the sixth consecutive year U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have ranked Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP, one the Best Law Firms in the country, a Tier 1 Firm, in the areas of Trust and Estates Law and Litigation, Trusts & Estates Law.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey and the Law Firm Leaders Survey and Best Lawyers peer-review.

Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP wishes to extend our thanks to our clients for the continuing privilege of serving you and the Columbus community.

Nick Stutzman named 2015 “40 Under Forty” by Georgia Trend Magazine

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Hatcher Stubbs is proud to announce that Partner, D. Nicholas “Nick” Stutzman was selected by Georgia Trend Magazine in their “40 Under Forty” for 2015. Georgia Trend selects 40 outstanding Georgians under the age of 40. The recipients are selected for their achievments in business, government, politics, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education.

The full text of the article can be found here.

Five Hatcher, Stubbs Partners named “Best Lawyers in America” for 2016

Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP is proud to announce five of our partners have again been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2016:

Alan F. Rothschild, Jr. – 11th Year – Non-Profit/Charities Law and Trusts and Estates as well as being named Columbus’ 2016 Trusts and   Estates “Lawyer of the Year.”

William H. Hardegree – 6th Year – Litigation – Real Estate and Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Charles T. Staples – 11th Year – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates

John M. Sheftall – 21st Year Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates.

Morton A. Harris – 31st Year – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates

Founded in 1872, Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP serves individual and business clients throughout southwest Georgia and east Alabama and is one of Georgia’s oldest law firms.

Super Lawyers names three Hatcher, Stubbs partners as top attorneys in Georgia

In the most recent issue of Super Lawyers magazine, three partners at Hatcher, Stubbs were included in the annual list of the top attorneys in Georgia.  Cal Martin was recognized as a super lawyer in the area of medical malpractice defense.  Alan Rothschild and John Sheftall were named super lawyers in the area of estate planning & probate.

Hatcher, Stubbs Ranked 2015 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

For the fifth consecutive year U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have ranked Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP, one the Best Law Firms in the country, a Tier 1 Firm, in the areas of Trust and Estates Law and Litigation, Trusts & Estates Law.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey and the Law Firm Leaders Survey and Best Lawyers peer-review.

Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP serves individual and business clients throughout southwest Georgia and east Alabama and is one of Georgia’s oldest law firms. It traces its roots to 1872. We wish to extend our thanks to our clients for the continuing privilege of serving you and the Columbus community.