C. King Askew

Top rated business & corporate attorney in Rome, Georgia

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP
C. King Askew
Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP

Practice Areas: Business & corporate, Business litigation, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1971

Education: University of Georgia School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2023

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP

615 West First Street
PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162 Visit website


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

Business/corporate, Business litigation, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Estate planning

  • 50% Business/corporate
  • 30% Business litigation
  • 20% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 1971, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.brinson-askew.com/c.-king-askew/

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

Office location for C. King Askew

615 West First Street
PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162

Phone: 706-291-8853


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2023

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