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278 North Marietta Pkwy NE, Marietta, Georgia 30060
General and Civil Litigation Attorney
Bert began his legal career as a prosecutor where he served for 5 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Cobb County. After leaving the DA’s office, he joined the law firm Garrett McNatt-Hennessey Carpenter 360, where he was a partner. In 2014 Bert opened his own firm, The Law Office of Bert Reeves, before joining Smith, Schnatmeier, Dettmering, Collins & Reeves, LLP in 2017. Bert’s legal practice focuses on General and Civil Litigation, with a focus on comprehensive legal services to small businesses. He also practices in all areas of Probate Law, from estate planning, estate administration, and estate litigation, to guardianship/conservatorship matters. Bert also handles Criminal Defense, DUI, and Traffic Court cases.
Bert earned his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Stetson University in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is a graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Management with Dean’s List honors. While at Ga. Tech, Bert served as the school yellow jacket mascot, “Buzz” from 1997 to 2000, where he was named an All-American Mascot in 1997.
In addition to his law practice, Bert currently serves as a member of the Georgia General Assembly. He is the State Representative in the House of Representatives for Georgia’s 34th District, which includes parts of Cobb County. He was first elected into the Georgia House in November of 2014. In the House of Representatives, Bert serves as a Floor Leader for Governor Brian Kemp. He also serves on the Judiciary Non-Civil Committee the Ways & Means Committee, the Insurance Committee, and the Higher Education Committee. Bert has previously been a member of the House Republican Deputy Whip Team. Bert serves as an appointee of Governor Nathan Deal to the Juvenile State Advisory Group, and as a Georgia Supreme Court appointee to the Georgia Commission on Court Interpreters.
An active member of his community, Bert is a member of the Marietta Rotary Club, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Georgia Tech Alumni Association, and the Board of Directors for the Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Regional Board, and the Davis Direction Foundation. He is a graduate of Leadership Cobb, class of 2010. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for The Strand Theatre, the Marietta Visitors Bureau, the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association Executive Board, the Cobb County Bar Association Board of Trustees, the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta Community Advisory Board, and served as Chaplain for the Cobb Bar Association. Bert chaired the leadership program, Cobb Youth Leadership, for 2012-2013.
Bert was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2015 and named as “40 Under 40” for the State of Georgia. In 2017 he received an award of recognition from the Georgia Association of the Chiefs of Police for his work on law enforcement legislation at the Capitol. In 2016 the District Attorneys’ Association of Georgia and the Georgia Gang Investigators Association recognized him for his passage of anti-street gang legislation through the General Assembly. In 2015 he was also named as “Legislator of the Year” by the Georgia Council of Probate Judges for his work in the legislature. He was named the “Ross Adams Cobb County Young Lawyer of the Year” in 2012 by the Cobb Bar Association and is an alumnus of the Georgia State Bar Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy.
In his spare time, Bert is the lead singer and guitarist for the band “Attractive Nuisance”. He also has acted on stage, performing lead roles in “The Odd Couple” and “The Sunshine Boys”. An avid mountaineer and outdoorsman, Bert has summited many tall mountains, including Mt. Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, Africa), Mt. Rainier (WA), Mt. Whitney (CA), Grand Teton (WY), Mt. Elbert (CO), and Mt. Hood (OR).