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Rob Wilmot is a graduate of the University of Georgia and obtained his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law in 1982. From 1982 to 1986, Rob was a prosecuting attorney for the Tifton Judicial Circuit trying over 100 felony cases with over a 99% conviction rate. In 1986, Rob entered private practice and joined the law firm of Reinhardt & Whitley (later known as Reinhardt, Whitley, Wilmot, Summerlin & Pittman) where he concentrated on civil litigation including road wreck cases, medical malpractice and commercial litigation. In 2007, Rob joined the firm of McCall, Phillips & Williams, LLC (later known as McCall, Williams, Wilmot & Powell). During the time spent at the McCall firm, Rob’s practice continued to focus on heavy trucking defense, medical malpractice defense, health care law and commercial litigation.

In addition to defending medical malpractice claims against hospitals and doctors, Rob has represented health care facilities in claims brought under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), responded to claims brought by the Office of Civil Rights, the preparation of root cause analysis after a sentinel event and the development of corrective action plans. Rob has assisted office based physicians in the development and implementation of compliance plans, negotiation of physician employment contracts, responses to inquiries by the Georgia Department of Human Resources as well as responding and appearing before the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners. Rob has been a presenter before the Georgia Association of Hospital Risk Management, Georgia Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, Georgia Association for Healthcare Providers; Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. To better assist his clients in preventing claims, Rob provides in-service education to hospitals on topics ranging from medical documentation, HCQIA, EMTALA and involuntary commitment (1013s).

Over his thirty years of legal experience practicing in Tifton, Rob’s expertise touches most every area of law. While Rob’s main area of focus is as described above, Rob accepts cases in most all matters including criminal defense, domestic relations, commercial transactions, local goverment, and litigation. Rob has been rated as an AV attorney with the national legal rating firm of Martindale-Hubbell* and is considered one of the preeminent attorneys in the area by his peers.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.