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Jonathan Wallace Irvin

Jonathan Wallace Irvin

also known as J. Wallace Irvin

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J. Wallace Irvin is an associate in the firm’s Nashville office, where he focuses his practice on construction law with an emphasis on the representation of architects and engineers in construction disputes.  Mr. Irvin has represented subcontractors in labor and construction disputes.  He has also represented owners, sureties, design professionals, prime contractors and remote contractors in insurance defense and subrogation matters, particularly in the assertion and enforcement of mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens and performance and payment bond claims.


Mr. Irvin is a member of the:


  • American Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry

  • Member, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Construction Law Section

  • Nashville Bar Association, Construction Law Section

  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel

  • National Society of Professional Engineers

  • Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce

  • Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee

  • Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum

  • Member, Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers

  • Member, Assoicated General Contractors (Construction Leadership Council)


Practice areas


  1. Construction & Development: 80%
    8 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    8 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    8 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Lewis Thomason King Krieg & Waldrop, PC

424 Church Street, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN, 37219


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Construction Leadership Program - GraduateMiddle Tennessee Association of General Contractors2015
MediationCali Award2007
General Civil LitigationCali Award2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLewis King Krieg & Waldrop, PC2013 - Present
AssociateKing & Ballow2009 - 2013
AssociateLess, Getz & Lipman, PLC2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nashville Bar Association, Construction SectionN/A2015 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationLeadership Forum2014 - 2016
Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionN/A2013 - Present
Middle Tennessee Associated General ContractorsConstruction Leadership Council2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryDivision 12 (Working Committee2012 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Construction SectionN/A2012 - Present
Tennessee Association of Construction CounselN/A2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Midwinter Meeting 2012WHY WOULD I DO THAT? A Review of Factors To Consider When Determining Who shoudl Engage The Geotechnical Consultant2012
ABA Forum on the Construction IndustryThe Law of Payment Bonds2011
ABA Forum on the Construction IndustryAnnotated Construction Law Glossary2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Tennessee Technological UniversityCivil & Environmental EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Construction Defect Disputes & Litigation: Using Coverage, Case Law and Indemnification to Shift LiabilityConstruction Defect Disputes & Litigation: Using Coverage, Case Law and Indemnification to Shift Liability2015
Tennessee Construction Lien LawTennessee Construction Lien Law2009