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John Buchanan Philip

John Buchanan Philip

also known as Bucky

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Probate, Foreclosure, Wills & Living Wills, Residential, Power Of Attorney, Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Uncontested Divorce, Lawsuits & Disputes

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    3 years
  2. Foreclosure: 10%
    3 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    3 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    3 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-33%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Joseph Talmadge Kirkland Jr

    John (Bucky) is an excellent attorney and I recommend him for bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, collection,contract and probate work. I would suggest that you use him for these matters. I endorse this lawyer.


    Joseph Kirkland Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Milton Sandy

    As opposing counsel I found Mr. Philips to be cordial but still a firm advocate for the opposition.


    David Sandy Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

4515 Poplar Ave Ste 322
Memphis, TN, 38117-7507




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerCrislip Philip, and Associates1994 - Present
PartnerCrislip, Cochran Philip, Uhlman, Abney, duck and Wright Attorneys1988 - 1993
PartnerCrislip, Philip , Abney and Duck Attorneys1982 - 1988
PartnerCrislip, Clausel and Philip Attorneys1978 - 1982
Associate LawyerKirkpatrick and Lucas Attorneys1975 - 1975
Associate LawyerCrislip and Clausel Attorneys1975 - 1978
Law clerkUdelshon Turnage Mendelson and Blaylock1970 - 1971


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tennessee Land Title AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Tennessee Association of Professional MediatiorsN/A2010 - Present
National Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Memphis Area Legal ServicesBoard of Directors1985 - 1990
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Memphis State UniversityHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
General Sessions Judges ConferencePossessory lawsuits in Tennessee1992