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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



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.


    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.


    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





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


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


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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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


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