Fairfield Glade, Tennessee Business Lawyers

Doug Fields
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Crossville, TN Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(931) 456-4541 18 East St
Crossville, TN 38555
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Jack Atkins
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Crossville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(931) 510-1205 P.O. Box 1125
Crossville, TN 38557
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Construction
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
I am an attorney based in Crossville, TN. My practice is focused on business and construction related clients and their personal and professional legal needs. Clients include homeowners, builders, sub-contractors, material supplier and many others connected with construction and general business activity. I am a former licensed general contractor in Tennessee. Over approximately 17 years, I built over 200 residential projects and developed three sub-divisions. DISCLAIMER: R. Jack Atkins is not certified as a specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization in the areas of practice listed on this website.
Wartburg, TN Business Law Lawyer
(423) 346-6403 203 N Maiden St
Po Box 160
Wartburg, TN 37887
Business
Kevin Christopher
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Cookeville, TN Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(615) 997-0723 116 Locust St.
STE E
Cookeville, TN 38501
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of California - Berkeley, University of San Francisco School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Kevin Christopher is the principal of Rockridge Venture Law®, Tennessee’s first Certified B Corp law group and a 2019 Best For The World: Community honoree. Kevin is a registered patent attorney, active entrepreneur, and National Science Foundation (NSF) evaluator for the research hub Center for Green Solid-State Electric Power Generation and Storage (CEPS). His practice areas include: patent and trademark prosecution, licensing and litigation; corporate law, with an emphasis on benefit corporations, socially responsible businesses and high-growth emergent companies; government contracts, with an emphasis on innovation funding; corporate and investor financing; and, technology commercialization. Kevin is a Tennessee Bar Association...
W. Michael Baisley
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Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(865) 584-4040 1111 N. Northshore Drive S700
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law
Mike Baisley practices in the areas of business transactions, real estate, commercial law, and business litigation. Typical client engagements include new entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, shareholder disputes, and bankruptcy and creditor’s rights. He also represents both owners and contractors in construction disputes. Mr. Baisley joined Long, Ragsdale & Waters, P.C. in January 2018. He was previously a partner at Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC. He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2005, where he was a member of The Tennessee Law Review and served on the...
Keith Edmiston
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Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(865) 383-0357 7031 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37909
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Civil Rights
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
I graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Immediately thereafter, I entered law school at the University of Tennessee. I graduated with honors from the law school in 1996.

Bankruptcy law constitutes a majority of my practice. I file cases under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, including consumer cases under Chapters 7 and 13, farm cases under Chapter 12, and business cases. under Chapter 11.

I have a substantial litigation practice. I can be both very aggressive and calm and mild, whatever the matter dictates. I have been involved in hundreds...
G. Keith Alley
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Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(865) 385-8623 9700 Westland Drive, Suite 103
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business, Construction, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Tennessee College of Law
I have over 20 years of experience in the areas of personal injury claims, property and construction disputes, contract negotiation and preparation, business lawsuits, estate and trust litigation, and workers’ compensation issues. I am an active member of the Anderson County, Blount County, Knoxville, Loudon County, Sevier County and Tennessee Bar Associations. I represent a wide range of clients who live in Tennessee or who have interests in Tennessee. I created this practice to provide my clients with more direct access to the attorney they hired. When you call me, I answer or return your call....
Heather G. Anderson
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Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(865) 546-8030 116 Agnes
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Real Estate
University of Memphis
Heather G. Anderson graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee where she was Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her law degree from the University of Memphis School of Law and while there, received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy as well as served on the Tennessee Journal of Practice & Procedure. In her time practicing, Heather has represented clients ranging in size from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. She has the rare distinction of being named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney in two cities and regions in the state, by the Greater...
J. McMurray Johnson
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Madisonville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(423) 545-9444 300 Main Street
P.O. Box 613, Suite A
Madisonville, TN 37354
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
Appalachian School of Law
Stephen Lee Carpenter
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Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(865) 690-4997 10413 Kingston Pike, Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
College of William and Mary
Larry Cantrell
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Athens, TN Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(423) 745-5509 15 North Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Nashville Law School
William Ira Howell Acuff
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Cookeville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(931) 526-6123 101 S Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Business, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Pepperdine University
Bryant C. Dunaway
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Cookeville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(931) 526-6010 721 N Dixie Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 670-6445 2030 Falling Waters Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business and Personal Injury
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
Cookeville, TN Business Law Attorney
(931) 526-8812 317 W Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38501
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 523-0404 180 Market Pl Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 539-1067 110 Perimeter Park Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
9540 Hyacinth Way
Knoxville, TN 37923
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and IP
The University of Texas School of Law
Cookeville, TN Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(931) 787-2174 483 Windrowe Dr
Cookeville, TN 38506
Business and Criminal
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and Western State University College of Law
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(423) 690-0501 1400 Centerpoint Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37932
Business, Employment and Environmental
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 540-4400 861 Ebenezer Rd
Knoxville, TN 37923
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 525-0505 6204 Baum Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business and Personal Injury
Kingston, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 376-3456 204 E Loveliss St
Kingston, TN 37763
Business and Insurance Defense
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business and Real Estate
Oak Ridge, TN Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(865) 576-7975 P.O. Box 2009, Bldg 9102-1 Ms 6501
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Business, Bankruptcy and IP
The University of Texas School of Law
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 566-0115 8351 E Walker Springs Ln
Knoxville, TN 37923
Business, Estate Planning and Insurance Defense
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(865) 691-2777 Westland Dr. Suite 103
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business and Employment
The Nashville School of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 218-2282 810 Innovation Dr
Knoxville, TN 37932
Business, Family, International and Securities
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(865) 862-8321 6914 Office Park Cir
Knoxville, TN 37909
Business and Collections
Regent Univ Law School
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 330-0047 6324 Papermill Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business and Real Estate
Cookeville, TN Business Law Attorney
(931) 526-7868 115 S Dixie Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Business, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Tax
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 584-4040 1111 N Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Environmental and Real Estate
Knoxville, TN Business Law Attorney
(865) 693-9600 109 S Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(865) 675-1554 10215 Technology Dr
Knoxville, TN 37932
Business, Energy and Securities
The University of Texas School of Law
Knoxville, TN Business Law Lawyer
(865) 531-3500 112 Durwood Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
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