Knox County, Tennessee Employment Lawyers
Margaret Held has known she wanted to be a lawyer since she was 8 years old, hearing the stories of her grandfather's practice in Knoxville. "When you decide to become a lawyer when you are a kid, it's because you want to stick up for the little guy and take down the bully." As a new attorney, that attitude landed Ms. Held a prestigious Equal Justice Fellowship, awarded by the National Association for Public Interest Law to honor lawyers who make unique contributions in public law. The Fellowship allowed Ms. Held to represent entrepreneurs and non-profit rganizations to create and retain...
Katherine A. Young has been licensed in both Tennessee and California for almost twenty years. She has worked as an Administrative Hearing Officer for the State of New Mexico and a Human Rights Investigator. The firm goal is to work with you to handle your legal needs with excellence in a caring and timely manner. Practice focus areas are employment law, business law, will packages, conservatorships, and mediation.
I have over 16 years in insurance defense, worker's compensation, employment law and litigation. I have argued appeals to the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. After serving as a Senior Partner with a large, multi-state defense firm, I started Jones & Associates, PLLC over 2 years ago. We have branched into retaliatory discharge, pharmaceutical products liability, automobile accidents and premises liability. The firm is currently focused on DIVORCE and CRIMINAL DEFENSE.
Mr. Gilbert assists families in both the employment law and in special education law. He believes a wrongful termination affects an entire family. Additionally, Mr. Gilbert has long been active in upholding the rights of schoolchildren with disabilities—those who have individual education plans (IEPs) or 504 plans.