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William Michael Baisley

William Michael Baisley

also known as Mike Baisley

Practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Corporate & Incorporation, Real Estate, Construction & Development

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About Me

Mike Baisley represents businesses and business owners in transactions and litigation involving LLCs, corporations, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, real estate financing and development, contracts and various other areas of business law.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 25%
    11 years
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
    11 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    11 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    11 years
  5. Construction & Development: 10%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Shannon Michelle Holland

    I have been involved in a case with Michael, and found him to be always knowledgeable, well-prepared and professional. Michael is a fine attorney,and I am pleased to endorse him.

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    Shannon Holland Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC

617 W. Main Street
Knoxville, TN, 37902

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Construction & Real Estate Global AwardsCorporate LiveWire2015
Best Lawyers: Business Oganizations (LLCs and Partnerships)Best Lawyers in America2015
Mid-South Rising Star: Business/CorporateSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top Attorney: Banking LawCityView Magazine2014
Top Attorney: Business LitigationCityView Magazine2014
Top Attorney: Business & Commercial LawCityView Magazine2014
Top Attorney: Corporate LawCityView Magazine2014
Top Attorney: Real Estate Finance & DevelopmentCityView Magazine2014
Mid-South Rising Star - Business/CorporateSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Article of the Year: "Mechanics' & Materialmen's Liens"Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2011
Top Attorney: CollectionsCityView Magazine2011
Top Attorney: BankingCityView Magazine2011
Top Attorney: ContractsCityView Magazine2011
Top Attorney: Employment LawCityView Magazine2010
Top Attorney: CollectionsCityView Magazine2010
Top Attorney: Commercial LitigationCityView Magazine2009
Top Attorney: CollectionsCityView Magazine2009
Top Attorney: Construction LawCityView Magazine2009
Dean's Citation for Extraordinary ServiceUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC2009 - Present
AttorneyWoolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC2005 - 2009
Law ClerkHodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC2003 - 2004
Law ClerkEgerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis2003 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federalist SocietyMember2010 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard Member / District Rep.2009 - 2011
Knoxville Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - 2010
Knoxville BarristersPresident2009 - 2009
Tennessee Association of Construction CounselMember2008 - Present
Cedar Springs Presbyterian ChurchMember2005 - Present
Associated General Contractors of AmericaMember2005 - 2013
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryMember2005 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Furman University Alumni AssociationMember2003 - Present
Kappa Alpha OrderMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Yellow Book Sales & Distribution v. Prestige Roofing, LLCGuarantors dismissed with prejudice

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawN/AJ.D.2005
Furman UniversityPolitical Science & PhilosophyB.A.2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Transactional Practice 2014: KnoxvilleCorporate and LLC Formation Issues2014
Transactional Practice 2014: KnoxvilleTennessee Employment Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements2014
Tennessee Real Estate Law: Advanced IssuesReal Estate Practice in Tennessee2012
7th Annual Transactional Practice CLEFinancing Issues Associated With Business Transactions2011
7th Annual Transactional Practice CLEAcquisition Structure Overview2011
Ethics Bowl 2010Lawyer Ethics2010
EOK Monthly Membership MeetingChoice of Entity for Startup Businesses - Corporation, LLC or Partnership?2009