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Rebecca Cothran Blair

Rebecca Cothran Blair

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Litigation, Probate

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About Me

 


In nineteen years I have developed an immensely diverse practice.  I have substantial experience in many aspects of civil litigation, including tort law (plaintiff and defense), insurance coverage litigation, business litigation, and probate litigation.  Some of my more significant business clients have included State Industries, Bridgestone and Comdata.  In addition to my litigation experience, I am also a listed as a Rule 31 General Civil mediator.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    19 years
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

The Blair Law Firm

5214 Maryland Way
Suite 207
Brentwood, TN, 37027-5071

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive199608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mid-South Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Primary LitigatorThe Blair Law Firm2010 - Present
ShareholderDay & Blair, P.C.2001 - 2010
AssociateBoult, Cummings, Conners & Berry1998 - 2001
AssociateOrtale, Kelley, Herbert & Crawford1996 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
T.L.A.W.President-Elect2009 - 2010
American Bar AssociationTIPPS Leadership Academy2008 - 2009
Tennessee Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Davidson County Foster Care Review BoardMemberN/A
Tennessee Judicial ConferenceMember, Bench Bar CommitteeN/A
L.A.W.Co-Chair, Practicing Parents CommitteeN/A
American Bar AssociationMember, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice SectionN/A
American Bar AssociationCo-Editor, Medicine & Law NewsletterN/A
John Marshall American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Nashville Bar AssociationBoard MemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationVice-Chair-General Solo, Small Firm SectionN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeVice-Chair, Legislative CommitteeN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeParliamentarianN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeExecutive CommitteeN/A
S.O.S.A. (Stamping Out Sexual Abuse)MemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Tennessee Bar JournalNew Tennessee Law May Reduce Frivolous Suits but Make Valid Claims More Difficult2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJuris Doctor1996
University of TennesseeN/ABachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Nashville Bar AssociationCase Evaluation from the Plaintiff's Perspective2014
M. Lee SmithHot Topics in Tennessee Probate Litigation2014
Tennessee Bar AssociationConservatorship Panel: Practice Issues and Recent Developments2013
Tennessee Attorneys Memo2013 Medical Malpractice Conference: Health Care Liability Case Law Updates2013
Sumner County Bar AssociationProbate Litigation2013
M. Lee SmithProbate & Estate Planning Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2013
M. Lee Smith2013 Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners2013
Tennessee Attorneys MemoTort Law Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2012
M. Lee SmithWill Contests in Tennessee2012
M. Lee SmithProbate Planning and Adminstration2012
M. Lee SmithIssues in Conservatorships2012
Lipscomb University Law CampGoals of Corrective Justice2012
Williamson County Bar AssociationHot Topics in Probate Litigation2011
Tennessee Attorneys MemoThe 5th Annual Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners2011
Tennessee Attorneys MemoTennessee Probate & Estate Planning Conference2011
Tennessee Attorneys MemoMedical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2011
Nashville School of LawEthical Issues in Probate Litigation2011
Nashville School of LawProbate Litigation: Conservatorships, Will Contests and Claims Against Estates2011
Nashville Bar AssociationEstate Planning and Probate Practice Institute: Development, Strategies and Tips for Estate Planner and Probate Practitioners2011
Lipscomb UniversityHot Coffee2011
Tennessee Bar Association Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative SeminarMedicare Second Payer Act2010
Tennessee Attorneys MemoTennessee Supreme Court Tort Cases in 20102010
Tennessee Attorneys MemoMedical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2010
Nashville School of Law SeminarDeciding Whether to Accept Representation: Case Investigation, Employment Contract, and Ethical Considerations2010
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Seminar2009 Amendments to Medical Malpractice Act Effective July 1: What Tennessee Attorneys Must Know2009
Tennessee Attorneys Memo SeminarMedical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2009
TBA Bar Center SeminarEffectively Handling Malpractice Cases in Tennessee2009
Memphis Bar Association SeminarAnnual John Dice Seminar2009
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio ConferenceEconomic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases2008
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio ConferenceVicarious Liability in Medical Malpractice Cases2008
Tennessee Attorneys Memo and Tennessee Tort Law LetterMedical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys2008
Tennessee Attorneys MemoLaw Conference for Tennessee Practitioners2008
Tennessee Association for JusticeSuccessful Women Litigators: Taking It to the Next Level2008
National Business Institute SeminarHandling Medical Negligence Claims2008
Day & Blair, P.C. SeminarFundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2008
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio ConferenceMedical Malpractice: Meeting the Criteria for the Locality Rule2007
TennBarU Young Lawyers DivisionTrial Practice Seminar2007
National Business Institute SeminarTackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues2007
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarUnlocking the Power of the Law: Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2006
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarBeyond the Fundamentals of Civil Litigation2005
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarUnlocking the Power of the Law: Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2005
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarBeyond the Fundamentals of Civil Litigation2004
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarUnlocking the Power of the Law: Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2004
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarUnlocking the Power of the Law: Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2003
Branham & Day, P.C. SeminarUnlocking the Power of the Law: Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee2002
Tennessee Bar AssociationTennessee Judicial Conference Bench Bar ProgramN/A
Tennessee Attorneys MemoTennessee Probate & Estate Planning ConferenceN/A
Nashville School of LawProbate Litigation: Conservatorships, Will Contests and Claims Against EstatesN/A
Nashville Bar AssociationTips for Probate Draftsmen from the Litigators’ PerspectiveN/A