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Theodore McCoy Forbes,, American arbitrator, mediator, retired lawyer. Bar: Georgia, 1952, District of Columbia 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.


Forbes,, Theodore McCoy was born on October 28, 1929 in Atlanta. Son of Theodore M. and Mary Beatrice (Christie) Forbes.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1953.


Instructor, Culver (Indiana) Summer Naval School, 1950;associate, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, and predecessor firms, Atlanta, 1953-1958;partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, and predecessor firms, Atlanta, 1958-1991;solo practice, 1992-1995.


Board of directors Travelers Aid Society, Atlanta, 1974-1990, president, 1975-1976, 86-89. Board directors, corporation secretary Shepherd Spinal Center, Atlanta, 1975-1995. Board directors Georgia Fund for Education, 1986-1989.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1950-1962. Fellow Georgia Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, Georgia Chamber of Commerce (board of directors 1986-1995), Capital City Club (life).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, American history, fishing.


Married Margaret Paty, December 12, 1953. Children: Theodore McCoy, Margaret Paty.