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George Robert Whitfield III, Esq.




Rob Whitfield represents individuals, businesses, and governmental entities in a variety of legal matters, including business formation and dissolution, business and consumer disputes, real property disputes, estate/trust/probate matters.  In addition to representing private clients, Rob serves as County Attorney for the government of Henry County, Tennessee, attorney for the Henry County School Board, and Delinquent Tax Attorney for the Henry County Trustee.


  • Juris Doctor
        University of Tennessee

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
        Clemson University

  • Bachelor of Arts
        Murray State University


Bar Admissions


  • Tennessee

  • South Carolina


  • United States Courts of Appeals:

    • Sixth Circuit

  • United States District Courts:

    • All Districts of Tennessee

  • United States Bankruptcy Courts:

    • Western District of Tennessee

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Transactions & Disputes

  • Business Transactions & Disputes

  • Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts)

  • Estate Administration (Probate)

  • Civil Litigation & Appeals

  • Government & Administrative Law



  • Henry County Bar Assoc.

  • Tennessee County Attorney Assoc.

    • Former President

  • Tennessee Assoc. of Property Tax Professionals

    • Former President

  • Lions Club International

    • Former President

  • Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity

    • Former Director (CLVEN Board)


Prior to joining Greer, Greer & Whitfield, Rob practiced law in Tennessee and South Carolina.  Rob has served as lead counsel in a variety of legal matters, including business/consumer disputes, real property disputes, trust/estate matters, and appeals to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.  Rob has drafted and reviewed numerous business formation, transactional, and estate planning documents for corporate and individual clients. 


Rob received a law degree with a concentration in business from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of Transactions:  The Tennessee Journal of Business Law and Student Materials Editor of the Tennessee Law Review.  Rob received a research assistantship at UT’s Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law, where he collaborated with Director George W. Kuney, Esq., a nationally renowned bankruptcy and transactional law expert, on multiple treatises concerning bankruptcy and intellectual property law.  Rob has been awarded for excellence in legal research and writing by UT Law, the Tennessee Law Review, and the Transactions Journal and was recognized by UT Law as a top scholar in Bankruptcy Workouts and Reorganizations, Contract Drafting, Internet Law, and Advanced Legal Process.



Rob holds an MBA degree from Clemson University, where he received a graduate assistantship with the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership.  Through the Spiro Institute, Rob consulted with multiple business enterprises and an angel investment network.

Rob was a Waterfield Scholar at Murray State University, where he received an undergraduate honors diploma in Political Science and Philosophy.  At Murray State, Rob was a leader in over a dozen civic, fraternal, honors, and social organizations.  Upon graduation, he received one of approximately 25 Honors Medallions awarded to members of his graduating class by the Murray State Honors Program.

Rob is committed to community service:  He is a member of Lions Club International (former President of the Paris Lions Club) and served as Chairman of the Paris First United Methodist Church Board of Trustees.  Rob currently serves on the board of directors of Henry County Helping Hand, Inc. and Habitat for Humanity of Paris-Henry County, Inc.  Rob helped form (and formerly served as pro bono legal counsel for) Defeat Duchenne, a Tennessee public charity that has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars to benefit sufferers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  He also founded and served as the CEO of a non-profit fraternity housing corporation at Clemson University.  Rob previously served on the board of directors of the national Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity’s housing subsidiary, CLVEN, LLC.

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