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  1. Construction & Development: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Transportation: 30%

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  • Richard Scott Wade

    I have known Jim Summers for over 15 years. During that time I had the opportunity to evaluate his skills as a lawyer. I have found that he has an exceptional knowledge of the law, he is always very well-prepared and he always fights tirelessly for his clients. He always demonstrated the highest degree of legal ability and ethical standards. I highly recommend Mr. Summers as an attorney.


    Richard Wade Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Jeffrey Denzel Germany

    Jim Summers is a dedicated, talented and passionate advocate.


    Jeffrey Germany Banking Attorney
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Contact info

Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham

80 Monroe Ave Ste 650

Memphis, TN, 38103


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Best Lawyer, ConstructionBest Lawyers in America2013
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNeely, Green, Fargarson, Brooke & Summers1976 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
TN Association of General ContractorsWest TN, Representative Legislative Committee2012 - Present
Tennessee Association of Construction CounselSecretary/Vice President2007 - 2013
Memphis Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - 2000
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Memphis Bar Association, Law Practice and Technology SectionMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Memphis LawyerMultiple Articles on TechnologyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of TennesseeFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Attorneys Memo WebinarE-Discovery Update2012
Spring SeminarDocument Control & Presentation Tips for Construction Practitioner2011
API Contract TrainingInsurance, Indemnity and Contract Issues2011
Tennessee Law ConferenceE-Discovery Issues2008