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John W. Butler 
Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone 866-701-9631
Fax (865) 637-3385
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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 Organization:
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, June, 1991
Juris Doctor
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, June, 1988
Bachelor of Science
Major:  Finance

Representative Cases:
Jake Joyner v. Arnold Clower, Thomas Harwell, Michael Stoetzel and Roane County, TN, 1992 WL 204468 (Tenn.Ct.App. 1992)
Larry Lawson v. Garry and Margaret Cannon, 1993 WL 39739 (Tenn.Ct.App. 1993)
John L. Miller v. Scott D. Williams, 970 S.W.2d 497 (Tenn. App. 1998)
Patrick Beaudreau, et al. v. Larry Hill Pontiac/Oldsmobile/GMC, Inc., 160 S.W.3d 874 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2004)
Claudia Benson v. Penske Truck Leasing Corp., 2006 WL 840419 (W.D. Tenn. 2006)
Paul Russell and wife, Virginia Russell v. I. Allan Howard, et al., 2007 WL 432987 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2007)
Joan L. Somerifeld v. Hailey, Sykes & Sharp, 1994 Tenn. App. LEXIS 27 (Tenn.Ct.App. 1994)
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

Tennessee Bar Association

Knoxville Bar Association

Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court
Master of the Bench

Pro Bono Activities:
Volunteer Legal Assistance Program, 1991 - Present
Birth Information:
Knoxville, Tennessee
Results: Business & Defense
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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Results: For Injured People
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