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John W. Butler

John W. Butler

Knoxville, Tennessee
(865) 637-3385

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Tennessee in 1988 majoring in finance. He then attended Cumberland School of Law of Samford University where he was a member of the Cumberland Law Review and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1991. He was admitted to the bar, Tennessee Supreme Court, and Federal District Court the same year. Memberships include the Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and the Hamilton Burnette chapter of the American Inns of Court.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1991

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Commercial Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor magna cum laude - June, 1991
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Bachelor of Science - June, 1988
    • Major: Finance

Representative Clients

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Hanover Companies
  • Manchester Tank and Equipment Company
  • Office Depot
  • Schaad Companies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Master of the Bench

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Legal Assistance Program, 1991 - Present
Office Locations

East Tennessee
2701 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: 865-622-7720
Fax: 865-637-3385
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Middle Tennessee
108 N Spring Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: 615-442-7491
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West Tennessee
(Of Counsel)
243 Exchange Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
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