T. Burns Marlow


Burns Marlow is an associate with the firm and practices primarily in the areas of general civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, personal injury, and corporate transactions. Mr. Marlow also represents individuals and companies on landlord-tenant matters, construction disputes, estate administration matters, contract disputes, and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents clients in Georgia Magistrate, State, Probate, and Superior Courts along with federal court. Mr. Marlow joined Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles in 2021 after beginning his legal career with Hulsey, Oliver, & Mahar in Gainesville in 2018.


  • University of Georgia, J.D., 2018
  • Journal of Intellectual Property Law (Executive Notes Editor)
  • Georgia Association of Law and Politics (President)
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity (Secretary)
  • University of North Georgia, Criminal Justice, 2015

Professional Admissions

  • State of Georgia
  • All State and Superior Courts in the State of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Gainesville and Northeast Georgia Bar Association
  • Wycc Orr Inn of Court

Community Involvement

  • Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce
  • University of North Georgia Young Alumni Board, Vice President
  • Leadership Hall County, Class of 2020 – 2022
  • Gainesville Jaycees, Director and General Counsel
  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer (2018 – 2021)
  • Gainesville Parks and Rec volunteer baseball coach (2018 – 2020)

Awards & Publications

  • Nominated for 2022 University of North Georgia 20 under 40
  • Nominated for 2020 Best of Hall Lawyer of the Year
  • Fundamental, Unequivocal, Yet Unreliable: The Interplay of Voting, Electronic Voting Systems, and Trade Secrets in Today’s Interconnected World, 24 J. Intell. Prop. L. 379 (2018)

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