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A results-driven attorney using my litigation experience to protect motor carriers, medical providers, and other companies through in-court representation and by advising clients, quantifying and reducing risk, and efficiently resolving disputes so that business clients can focus on productivity.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

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  • Jill Ellen Jensen Thrash

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  • George Lawrence Rice IV

    This attorney continues his commitment to excellence as a lawyer by staying current on the new education that is being taught on the practice of being a lawyer.


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Contact info

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

1000 Tallan Building
Two Union Square
Chattanooga, TN, 37402


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Young Alumnus of the YearBryan College2010
Assistant Coach, National Champion TeamAmerican Mock Trial Invitational2007
Outstanding Trial Advocacy ParticipantUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2001
University of Tennessee Prosecutorial ClinicUniversity of Tennessee College of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC2005 - 2012
AssociateWooden, Fulton & Scarborough, P.C.2003 - 2005
Special Prosecutor/ExternDistrict Attorney General, Knox County, Tennessee2003 - 2003
Intern/Clerk/InvestigatorPublic Defender, 11th Judicial District of Tennessee1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Young Professionals Association of ChattanoogaMember2011 - Present
William Jennings Bryan Opportunity ProgramPlanning CommitteeN/A
Transportation Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Trucking Association, Southeast Tennessee Safety Management/Maintenance CouncilVice-ChairN/A
Tennessee Trucking AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
Tennessee Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Trucking Law, Medical Liability, Commercial Litigation, Diversity, and Young Lawyers CommitteesMemberN/A
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
Chattanooga Medical Group Management AssociationMemberN/A
Chattanooga Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Tennessee Trucking AssociationAnnual Convention Planning Committee2010 - 2010
Tennessee Ethics CommissionMember2009 - 2010
Publication nameTitleDate
Tennessee's Rules of Professional Conduct (National Business Institute)Ethics & Professionalism: The Context of the Rules and Precepts in Action in Lawyers' Lives and Practices2008
Annual Meeting CLE Materials (Torts, Insurance and Personal Injury Practice Section of the ABA)The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Its Impact on Post-Sale Duties2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Bryan CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
East Tennessee Safety Management/Maintenance CouncilImpact of CSA on Litigation2011
Fall ConferenceCSA 2010: A Legal Perspective2010
Annual ConventionHours of Service2010
Annual ConventionEOBRs (Electronic On-Board Recorders)2010
Annual ConventionCSA 20102010
Southeast Tennessee Safety Management/Maintenance CouncilHow to Make a Bad Case Terrible - And Defending Punitive Damages When It Is2009
Cleveland Medical Group Managers Association SeminarMedical Malpractice Reform: Highlights of the New Notice Provisions2009