J. Nevin Smith

J. Nevin (“Huck”) Smith is one of the founding partners of Smith Conerly. He focuses his practice on corporate transactional matters, including real estate, business formation, securities, banking, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance. Huck also has wide-ranging experience advising businesses on their bankruptcy needs and is one of the few attorneys who represents debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in West Georgia.

After graduating high school, Huck received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education, with honors, from Jacksonville State University. He went on to receive his law degree from Vanderbilt University and was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1983. Huck spent three years with the law firm of O’Callaghan, Saunders & Stumm in Atlanta before returning to his hometown of Carrollton, Georgia, to open his own firm. Over the past thirty years, Huck has represented clients ranging from individuals to multi-million dollar companies – many of whom have remained clients for decades – weathered multiple economic cycles, witnessed landmark changes in the law, helped form countless businesses, and worked on commercial real estate deals throughout Georgia.

Today, Huck lives in Carrollton with his wife, Laura, and their five children.

Areas of Concentration

  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Banking & Bank Formation
  • Business Formation
  • Corporate & Partnership
  • Taxation
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts, & Reorganizations
  • Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, & Development
  • Commercial Lending
Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia, 1983

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • B.S., Jacksonville State University