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About Me

I've grown up on a farm, served in the Navy, and seen the bright lights of New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris.  I strive to combine the best of all worlds - but always to find the simplest answers for any legal issue. 


Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. General Practice: 20%
  4. Litigation: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • John David Drake

    William Ira Howell Acuff is a great lawyer and a good friend. I've seen him work hard for the benefit of his clients. I look forward to working with him again in the future.


    John Drake Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Acuff & Acuff, P.C.

101 S Jefferson Ave

Cookeville, TN, 38501



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Line OfficerUnited States Navy1989 - 1991
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tennessee State Bar Association, House of DelegatesMember2000 - Present
Putnam County Bar AssociationVice President1997 - 1998
Putnam County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
Tennessee Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Muheljic v. RobinsonJury veridct in favor of Plaintiff for $139,970.00
Estate of Sara Bell v. Chad BellJury verdict in favor of Plaintiff for $14,000,000.00
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of the SouthN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987