Mary Beth Hand

Of Counsel










Mary Beth Hand is Of Counsel in the firm's Macon Office. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation, employment law, premises liability, insurance litigation and appellate litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hand worked for the Honorable Hugh Lawson at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia where she gained extensive experience in all areas of federal law and practice and procedure. She also was a partner at Sell & Melton, LLP, where she gained experience in business and commercial litigation and constitutional litigation. 

Mary Beth graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Georgia School Of Law. While earning her J.D., she was managing editor for the Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law.

Mary Beth is originally from McRae, Georgia. She and her husband, Adam, have one daughter, Allison.

Practice Areas

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Macon Bar Association
  • Leadership Macon Class of 2016 


  • Georgia Southern University (B.S. Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, 2000)
  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2003)
  • Journal of Intellectual Property Law 
    • Managing Editor (2002 - 2003)
    • Editorial Board (2001-2002)


  • All Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 

Judicial Clerkship

  • Clerk to the Honorable Hugh Lawson, United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2009-2014

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Carol Hendrix
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 478.749.9966

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