H. King Buttermore III
- J.D., 1969, Vanderbilt University College of Law
- B.S., 1966, Vanderbilt University
King offers clients decades of experience in numerous practice areas, including general litigation representing plaintiffs and defendants, estate planning including wills and trusts, resolution of probate matters, corporate formation and resolution of business disputes, and commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation for lenders, entities and individuals.
King has practiced law in Georgia since 1995 following a career in university administration and teaching. From 1969-1995, he was Dean for Student Life Programs at Georgia State University, taught in its College of Business, performed the legal work to obtain the license for the student-operated radio station WRAS-FM, was editor of the Student Code of Conduct, and created unique leadership training courses for students. Since 1995, when he began his private practice, he has provided his clients with legal advice in a wide variety of practice areas. He served as chair of the Atlanta Bar Association Real Estate Section and is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Old War Horse Lawyers Club, and the St. Thomas More Society.
- Successful plaintiff’s representation in million dollar wrongful death settlement against the United States
- Successful plaintiff’s representative in large corporate embezzlement case against corporate officer
- Successful defense representation in multi-million dollar environmental contamination claim against a metro-Atlanta county government
- Successful defense representation achieving post-foreclosure enforcement of neighborhood restrictive covenants protecting homeowners’ property rights
- Drafted and coordinated passage of Georgia’s anti-hazing statute
Seminars & Presentations
- Presented at School Law in Georgia Continuing Legal Education Seminar on First Amendment and Other Constitutional Issues
- Presented at School Law Issues in Georgia Continuing Legal Education Seminar on School Attendance Issues
- Numerous presentations to academic organizations on college and university law, the legal status of students, student press, fraternal law, disciplinary and grievance systems, and student media.