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Mr. Dowlen is a licensed Tennessee who spends much of his time in court assisting clients with injury and family law cases.  Before becoming an attorney, he spent over a decade as an insurance adjuster handling injury, property damage, and coverage claims for several major insurance companies. 


Mr. Dowlen has a law degree from the Nashville School of Law, a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a Bachelor's degree in Bible and Youth Ministry from Harding University, and an Associate In Claims designation from the American Institute for CPCU.


Contact info

PO Box 335
Goodlettsville, TN, 37070

Practice areas


  1. Family: 70%
    8 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    8 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPrivate Attorney2008 - Present
Senior Claims RepresentativeGrange Mutual Casualty Company2004 - 2008
Claims RepresentativeUnitrin Multi Lines Insurance2003 - 2004
Senior Claims RepresentativeSafeco Insurance Company2000 - 2003
Senior Claims RepresentativeAllstate Insurance Company1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Armed Citizens Legal Defense NetworkN/A2012 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeN/A2008 - Present
Alliance Defending FreedomN/A2008 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2008 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tennessee Trial LawyerColossus: Some Thoughts About Taming the Giant2008
National Underwriter publicationInsurers Can Turn Claims Into Marketing Opportunities2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nashville School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
American Institute for CPCUInsuranceAIC - Associate In Claims2003
University of Arkansas - Little RockBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters2000
Harding UniversityBible & Youth MinistryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993