Legal Team

Our Attorneys


Don Smart

Don SmartAttorney Don Smart has been practicing law since 1975. Mr. Smart graduated from West Georgia College and received his law degree from Emory University in Atlanta. He later received his Master’s in Business Administration from Duke University. Mr. Smart has served in the United States Marine Corps on active duty from 1975 to 1979 and continued in the Marine Corps Reserve for an additional 20 years retiring in 1999 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Mr. Smart has spent most of his legal career in litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial litigation as well as medical malpractice liability. He also has spent a considerable amount of time in Wills and Estate matters.


Rosemary Florence

rosemary florenceRosemary Florence has more than 21 years of experience helping individuals obtain workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability benefits. She has practiced Workers Compensation and Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation where she has managed and tried workers’ compensation cases of varying legal complexities and negotiated hundreds of settlements on behalf of her clients. With a background representing insurance companies, she understand both sides of the law in workers’ compensation cases and can anticipate possible defense strategies.

Rosemary is actively licensed to practice law in Georgia and North Carolina. She has always wanted to become a lawyer, and has focused most of her career on workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability. She is a member of the Georgia State Bar, the Pooler Chamber of Commerce and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).

Our Staff


Destiny Pannell

legal teamWe are a general practice firm, but our attorneys each bring focused knowledge in their areas of the law: personal injury, workers’ compensation and wrongful death, divorce and family law, business law and litigation, and estate planning and estate administration.  We understand people often hire an attorney in a pressure situation – a devastating injury in the family, criminal charges, a distracting legal dispute, frustration with an insurance company.  We work to put you at ease and assure you that we have your best interests at heart.


 Rebeca González

We are a general practice firm, but our attorneys each bring focused knowledge in their areas of the law: personal injury, workers’ compensation and wrongful death, divorce and family law, business law and litigation, and estate planning and estate administration.  We understand people often hire an attorney in a pressure situation – a devastating injury in the family, criminal charges, a distracting legal dispute, frustration with an insurance company.  We work to put you at ease and assure you that we have your best interests at heart.