Doug Stewart, a partner at Stewart, Melvin & Frost, has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Georgia Best Lawyers list. Stewart, a senior litigator with more than 40 years of trial experience, was chosen by his peers in the practice areas of commercial litigation and defense litigation.
Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting a review in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional colleagues.
Long active within the State Bar of Georgia, Stewart has served as the organization’s president and treasurer. In 1992, he received the State Bar of Georgia’s highest accolade, the Distinguished Service Award. Stewart also has been a member of the State Bar’s Board of Governors since 1972 and was a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association for 20 years.
Founded in 1936, Stewart, Melvin & Frost is one of Northeast Georgia’s largest and fastest-growing regional law firms. The practice specializes in a broad range of key legal services, including business law, tax and estate planning, municipal bond financing, real estate transactions, litigation, and mediation services. Based in Gainesville, Stewart, Melvin & Frost serves a regional client base throughout North Georgia. For more information, visit www.smf-law.com.