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James Carson Hofstetter

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Appeals, Personal Injury, Litigation

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Licensed since 1974

  1. Probate: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Appeals: 10%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
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Hofstetter & Hofstetter

175 Woodmont Blvd
Nashville, TN, 372052239



ALAuthorized to practice law199308/11/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199208/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Gavel AwardNashville Public Television1991
Outstanding Service AwardNashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce1984
Member of the YearNashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce1983
New Member of the YearNashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce1975

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Solo practitionerHofstetter & Hofstetter2012 - Present
Managing PartnerHofstetter & Hofstetter1989 - 2011
PartnerHofstetter & Hofstetter1974 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nashville Bar FoundationFellow1997 - Present
Alabama State BarMember1993 - Present
Florida BarMember1992 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationBoard Member1983 - 1986
Nashville Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Nicholstone Book Bindery v. Chelsea House PublishersJurisdiction in Tennessee upheld by Tennessee Supreme Court. Cert denied by U.S. Supreme Court.
Griswold v. Income Properties IIPlaintiff prevailed
Winfree v. Educators Credit UnionPlaintiff prevailed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1974