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I am a native Nashvillian and have enjoyed building a practice in a city I love.  My legal carrier began defending corporations and insurance carriers but our firm now only represents victims.  We have lawyers licensded in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Texas and Ilinois. 

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Unspecified: 30%
  2. Nursing Home Abuse: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    23 years
  4. Employment: 5%
    23 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

The Higgins Firm

525 4th Ave South
Nashville, TN, 37210

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KYAuthorized to practice law201507/09/2016
TNActive199307/19/2016
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 200807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Nashille Bar AssocitionFellow2013
Best of the BarNashville Business Journal2013
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Higgins Firm2013 - Present
AssociateBrewer, Krause, Brooks, Chastain & Burrow1993 - 1996
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeN/AN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Phillips v. Robertson County Board of EducationCase upheld on appeal
Dean Logan vs. Tracie McCormick Truckingaffirmed on appeal
Latony Baugh, et al. v. United Parcel Service, Inc., et al.N/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The TennesseeanUnconscionable to Slash Damages in Nursing Home Neglect Cases2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1993
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Workers" Compensation Division 16th Annual Educational ConferenceTennessee Workers Compensation2013
Personal Injury BasicsExpert Examination/Testimony2012