Smith, Welch, Webb & White Welcomes 2023 Interns

May 23, 2023

We are delighted to introduce our two exceptional summer interns who have joined us at Smith, Welch, Webb & White. With their passion for the legal field and dedication to excellence, they are poised to make a significant impact during their time with us. Their impressive academic backgrounds, coupled with their strong work ethic and interpersonal skills, make them valuable additions to our team. As they embark on this exciting journey, we are confident that their fresh perspectives and enthusiasm will contribute to our firm’s continued success. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our talented interns as they embark on a transformative experience within the realm of law.


Ava Teasley, from Covington, Georgia, brings a rich academic background in agricultural communication in addition to finishing her first year at Mercer University School of Law. With a degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, she possesses a deep understanding of the agricultural industry and a remarkable ability to bridge gaps through effective communication. Her passion for personal and professional growth, coupled with her unique perspective at the intersection of law and agriculture, promises to bring fresh ideas and invaluable contributions to our team. As we embark on this journey together, we eagerly anticipate the positive impact Ava will make and the wealth of knowledge she will bring to our firm and clients.


William Johnston, from Brookhaven, Georgia, is a passionate and driven rising 3L at Mercer University School of Law. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Georgia State University. During his undergraduate studies, he was inspired to pursue a legal career after forming friendships with lawyers. Dedicated to making a positive impact, William actively volunteers at men’s treatment centers in his community. Specializing in civil litigation, particularly in personal injury and worker’s compensation, William is committed to advocating for justice. Outside of his legal pursuits, he finds joy in hiking, indulges his love for basketball, and is an avid supporter of the Georgia Bulldogs. With his strong community ties, ambition, and diverse interests, William is poised to make significant contributions to our law firm and the legal profession as a whole.