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James Ronald Stocks

James Ronald Stocks

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Social Security, Workers Compensation, Aviation, Appeals

About Me

I began my career working as a lawyer in a big corporation, so I know the lengths they will go to in order to undercut an injured party's claim and to ensure the company's bottom line is protected. I am thrilled to now be practicing as a trial attorney protecting people injured by the negligence of others, whether by a vehicle accident, aviation disaster, or a disability.  My clients' best interest are the important bottom line and that makes being an attorney worthwhile to me.  I practice primarily in workers compensation and disability law, and provide appellate support in aviation and injury cases for the rest of the firm.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    8 years, 50 cases
  2. Social Security: 25%
    6 years, 38 cases
  3. Workers Compensation: 20%
    8 years, 75 cases
  4. Aviation: 10%
    8 years, 6 cases
  5. Appeals: 5%
    11 years, 8 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Melanie Renee Bean

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Jim since 2008 and I have seen the diligence Jim shows for his clients firsthand as he's handled two cases for members of my family and I will and do recommend him to anyone needing an injury or disability attorney.

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    Melanie Bean Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lannom & Williams Attorneys at Law

137 Public Sq
Lebanon, TN, 37087

Keith Williams Law Group

511 Union Street
Suite 1820
Nashville, TN, 37219

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200705/10/2015
CAActive200002/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Law Firms of 2014-- Products Litigation - NashvilleBest Lawyers in America2014
Order of the CoifLoyola Law School2000
Loyola First Honors AwardLoyola Law School2000
Sayre MacNeil ScholarSayre MacNeil Scholar1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateKeith Williams Law Group2009 - 2014
AssociateLannom & Williams Trial Attorneys2008 - Present
Associate General CounselBurke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP2005 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tennessee Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2013 - Present
Wilson County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Tennessee Association for Justicemember2008 - Present
15th Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Davidson County Highway Patrol Workers Compensation CaseClient awarded $213,500.00
TVA Contractor Awarded $250,000 in Work Comp Case$250,000 Award Plus Life Time Medical
Delta Passenger Injured In Rough Landing$100,000.00

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The People's Voice (and firm website)Drivers With Medical Conditions - Are They Dangerous?2014
The People's VoiceSocial Security Benefits And You2013
The People's VoiceWorkers Compensation Case Checklist2012
The People's VoiceWorker's Compensation Injury - Do You Need A Lawyer?2011
The Tennessee Guide to a Worker's Compensation CaseThe Tennessee Guide to a Worker's Compensation Case2009
What's Important To Know In Your Tennessee Injury Case? (co-wrote Book)What's Important To Know In Your Tennessee Injury Case?2002
Loyola of Los Angeles Law ReviewEditor1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Univ of Southern CalifHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
TAJ Annual ConferenceLegislative Update2015
TAJ Annual ConferenceLegislative Update2014
TAJ Convention - Murfreesboro TNTrial College - Mock Trial2010
California Truck AssociationSocial Security Benefits2005