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Richard Throop Scrugham Jr.

Richard Throop Scrugham Jr.

Practice areas:

Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Defective and Dangerous Products

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About Me

    I practice in numerous areas of civil litigation, including commercial and contract litigation, insurance, bankruptcy, real estate litigation, personal injury, workers' compensation, employment law, landlord / tenant law, collections, probate / estate litigation, products liability and veterans’ disability claims. My priority is my clients – to give them strong advice and timely, effective and efficient legal representation. If litigation becomes necessary, I will zealously advocate their interests in the state and federal courts of Tennessee.

     I am a native and lifelong resident of Knoxville and East Tennessee, except for time spent in college and serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1993-97. While in the Navy, I was privileged to serve aboard the U.S.S. Eisenhower as a squadron intelligence officer.

     Outside of the office, I am a husband and father of three, and I enjoy reading (especially history and politics) and camping with my sons.  I am an active member of Redeemer Church of Knoxville.  I am also privileged to serve on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, the local branch of the nation's largest youth mentoring organization.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  5. Workers Compensation: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. 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

  • Roger Kreis White Jr

    Rich is a smart, diligent lawyer whose clients are served well by him. I endorse him wholeheartedly

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    Roger White Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP

550 W. Main Street, Suite 500
P O Box 39
Knoxville, TN, 37902

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFrantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP2002 - Present
AssociateGentry, Tipton, Kizer & McLemore, PC2000 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceMember2013 - Present
Knoxville Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Duke UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993