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J. Matthew Miller

Matt Miller is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and attended college at David Lipscomb University graduating in 1993 with a B.S. in Biology. Mr. Miller attended law school at the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, earning a J.D. in 1998. During law school, Matt was selected to the University of Memphis law review and the Moot Court Board. Matt also received the Glencoe McGraw-Hill Award for the most outstanding graduate paper in the nation, and he was inducted into the American Inns of Court. 

Mr. Miller is a partner in the Firm serving the Firm's insurance defense section, commercial section, and domestic litigation section.  Matt is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Kentucky. His practice entails litigation throughout the state trial and appellate courts, the Supreme Court, and Federal Courts of the Sixth Circuit.

Matt is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee and Kentucky Bar Associations, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. 

Areas of practice include:

  • Civil Litigation

  • Automobile insurance defense

  • complex personal injury litigation

  • medical and legal malpractice defense

  • employment law

  • Family law, surrogacy /reproductive law

  • serious personal injury & wrongful death


Recent Reported Cases:


Roberts v. Thacker, (Ky Ct. App 2015) -judgment for Mr. Miller's client
Ferrell v. Miller and Ivey, (TN. Ct. App 2015)-judgment for Mr. Miller's client:

Rice v. Barnes;
Furehr, et al. v. Golden Corral Franchising Systems, Inc., et al.;
Thomas v. Mayfield;
Jackson v. Allen;
Cranston v. Combs;
Cusano v. Sterling/McFadden Partnership;
Orgain Ready Mix  v. Hagan Co.;


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 80%
    18 years
  2. Family: 10%
    18 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    18 years

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Contact info

Batson, Nolan, Pearson, Miller & Joiner

121 S 3rd St

Clarksville, TN, 37040-3403


KYAuthorized to practice law200508/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recipient of Glencoe-Hill paper of the yearSouthern Journal Crim. Just.1999
Published AuthorCecil C. Humphreys- University of Memphis Law Review1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBatson, Nolan, Pearson, Miller & Joiner1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society Reproductive MedicineMember2015 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Kentucky Justice AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Montgomery County TN, Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Southern Criminal Justice AssociationMember1999 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rice v. BarnesVerdict rendered in favor favor of Defendant
Furehr, et al. v. Golden Corral Franchising Systems, Inc., et al.judgment in favor of the Defendant
Cranston v. CombsJudgment for the Appellant
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Publication nameTitleDate
Criminal Justice Policy Review"Asset Planning - "Granny Goes to Jail,"2003
University of Memphis Law Review"Balancing the Budget on the Backs of America's Elderly"1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Lipscomb UniversityBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1994