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C. King Askew

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Rome, GA

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP
615 West First Street
Rome, GA 30162-5007
Phone: 706-291-8853
Fax: 706-234-3574
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1971
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (50%), Business Litigation (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney C. King Askew is a founding partner of Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, in Rome, Georgia. Mr. Askew handles high net worth matters of estate planning, offering advice and strategies. He also advises business clients in the health care industry such as physician practice groups looking for day-to-day legal advice or guidance regarding corporate structure or governance.

Mr. Askew serves clients throughout west Georgia in cities, including Atlanta, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cedartown, Dalton and Rome, as well as Bartwo, Floyd, Fulton, Gordon and Polk counties. He has been admitted to practice in Georgia since 1971.

In addition to practicing in all Georgia state courts, Mr. Askew appears before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Askew has received several honors for his dedication and performance in the legal field, including being inducted as a fellow into the American Bar Foundation, the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Georgia Bar Foundation. He also belongs to the Gridiron Secret Society and has held roles in several different community organizations over the course of his career.

Mr. Askew earned a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and attained his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. He is a member of the international legal honor society Phi Delta Phi and belongs to several other professional organizations, including the Rome Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

Articles about C. King Askew appearing in Super Lawyers

About C. King Askew

First Admitted: 1971, Georgia

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Educational Background

  • Mercer University, Macon, GA; A.B., 1968

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Section, Member, 1973-1977
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Board of Bar Examiners, 1995-2000
  • United States Tax Court
  • State Bar of Georgia, 1971
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Rome Bar Association, President, 1974-1975
  • United States Supreme Court 
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia 
  • State Bar of Georgia, Executive Council, Member
  • Rome Bar Association, Member, 1974-Present
  • State Board of Bar Examiners, Chairman, 2000
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals


  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Phi Delta Phi, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Georgia Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, Business/Corporate practice area

Pro bono/Community Service

  • William S. Davies Homeless Shelter, Board of Directors, Member
  • Coosa Country Club, Past President
  • First Presbyterian Church, Elder
  • Rome Rotary Club, Past President
  • University of Georgia, Gridiron Secret Society
  • River City Bank, Board of Directors, Chairman
  • University of Georgia Library, Board of Visitors
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Office Location for C. King Askew

615 West First Street
Rome, GA 30162-5007

Phone: 706-291-8853

Fax: 706-234-3574

Last Updated: 10/20/2021

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