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Gary Mark Massey Jr.

Personal injury Attorney at Chattanooga, TN

4.0   4 reviews

also known as Gary Massey, Jr., Gary M. Massey, Jr.

  • State Years
    Georgia - GA 4 years
    Tennessee - TN 26 years
  • Licensed for 4 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2019
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State TN
    Acquired 1998
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Gary

Learn Gary’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    We handle all types of serious injury cases from highway accidents, premises liability, product defects, and even pharmaceutical injuries. Call us for a free consultation.

  2. Car accident
    Car, truck, motorcycle accidents -- we handle them all. The insurance company is maneuvering from day one to keep from paying injured victims the money needed to restore them to where they were before the accident. You need someone on your side from day one. Call us for a free consultation.

  3. Nursing home abuse and neglect
    Nursing homes provide a vital service for loved ones who can no longer care for themselves. When they violate your trust and your loved one suffers, we help set things right. Call us for a free consultation.

Neither of my parents went to college.  My dad was a maintenance man and farmer.  My mother worked in a bank.  My parents worked hard all day at work, and then even harder at home.  They also taught me that regular people sometimes need help.

I grew up in barns and fields, not club houses and swimming pools.  I still know the importance of hard work, and I appreciate people who work hard for their families.  If your ability to work for your family has been taken away by someone else's dangerous action, I'll work hard to help you through the tough times. Together, we'll keep your family moving forward.

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Massey & Associates, P.C.
6400 Lee Highway
Suite 101
Chattanooga, TN, 37421

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4.0 / 5.0
  4 customer reviews
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Posted by Stephen | October 10, 2011
Gary Massey Saved My Life!
Gary Massey was a huge help to me! I had deposited $4000 into an online stock market trading account to learn how Stocks, Options, and ForEx trading worked. Within 6 months I had used up my $4000 making many online trades (I learned a lot). 16 months later the IRS came after me and said I owed them $119,611.54 because of stock market trades I had made. To my surprise, the IRS thought that every one of the trades I made was a positive gain. (How much more stupid can the IRS get?) Gary helped me prove to the IRS that every trade I made was a “loss” (not a gain) and that I spent the $4000 I had deposited in the stock market (without any gains). Without Gary's help the IRS would have thrown me in jail for no reason! We really need more attorneys like Gary Massey to teach the government how to mange their money!
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Posted by Nathan | October 8, 2010
Good Lawyer
Got me a good settlement.
Posted by Lucilla | May 19, 2010
Very Satisfied
I'm very satisfied with Massey & Associates and how they handled my worker's compensation case. I highly recommend them.
Posted by Davisa | January 22, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
just now In my opinion, Gary Massey lied to me and is collecting, in my view unearned funds, he said he would wave on a class action suit that deemed me disabled.He referred me to an Alabama law firm stating his firm was not capable of dealing with such a high profile case. He is taking $5,000 just for referring me to another law firm and having his assistant come to my home to try to get me to sign off on a $7,000 settlement! My Mom and I met with him in June of 2017, our one and only meeting with Mr. Massey (and he knew we were recording the meeting) during which he said if I chose to take the offer on the table or go with the special master that he would wave his fee! Now, in 2020, after receiving the special master's decision, he seems to be suffering with dementia, and says he never said that. Also, when I called his office to speak with them about his invoice and the fact he had said he would wave his fee, the receptionist could not find my file, nor was I in their computer database.
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-500 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Massey & Associates, PC
  • 2000 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan
  • 1997 - 2000


  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • Freed-Hardeman University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Whitcher v. Barr


  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rock Star
  • Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing and Management Association
  • 2015
  • Hot Pick In the City - Favorite Law Firm
  • WDSI
  • 2011
  • Hot Picks in the City - Favorite Bankruptcy Attorney
  • WDSI
  • 2011
  • Hot Picks in the City - Bankruptcy Attorney
  • WDSI
  • 2010
  • Curia Honoris
  • Cumberland School of Law
  • 1999
  • Scholar of Merit, Basics Skills in Trial Advocacy
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • 1997
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  • Cumberland Law Review
  • Implicit Misrepresentation Under Section 402B of the Restatement (Second) of Torts
  • 1997

Speaking Engagements

  • North Georgia Christian Men's Conference
  • Questions for Counsel
  • 2014
  • Court Square CLE Series - Cleveland
  • Updates in Employment Law
  • 2014
  • Court Square CLE Series - Chattanooga
  • Worker's Compensation Changes
  • 2014
  • North Georgia Christian Men's Conference
  • Equipping the Church for Legal Issues
  • 2013
  • Tennessee Church Lectureship
  • Liability Issues Facing the Church
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (16)
Endorse Gary
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gary is a great lawyer! Highly recommended!"
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Gary on various matters. He's one of the most organized and experienced lawyers I know. He runs a very professional law firm and takes very seriously his mission to help injured people. I highly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Gary for many years, dating back to when he first began practice. Gary is an attorney and man of the highest calibre, and he serves his clients with excellence. His integrity in service to the needs of plaintiffs is of benefit to the entire Chattanooga region."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Gary is a fantastic lawyer and advocate for his clients. He cares deeply about client service and the welfare of his clients. He is a zealous advocate and has the strengths, skills and tenacity to get his clients the justice and rightful compensation that they deserve. I wholeheartedly endorse Gary"
Car accident Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gary Massey is a well respected plaintiff's attorney in he Chattanooga area. I endorse this lawyer without hesitation!"
Car accident Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Gary. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Gary for a few years and find him to be an excellent advocate for his clients. I highly recommend Gary."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Other
"Gary has the unique ability to not only master the law and the surrounding issues and economics but also has the ability to connect to his clients in a very personal way. Gary is smart, with a keen mind for difficult legal issues. Most importantly he is a lawyer you can trust-he will give you straight answers and handle your case with integrity. "You gotta get Gary""
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Friend
"Gary is smart, persistent and dedicated to getting the best possible result for his client. If I needed a lawyer in Tennessee I wouldn't consider anyone but Gary."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Friend
"I recently got to know Mark at a legal group conference. It provided me an excellent opportunity to personally hear him speak about his expertise in the practice area of personal injury. I highly recommend him as an attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Gary over the past year in a legal group allowing me to see how well he knows the law and passionately represents his injury clients. I highly recommend him for injury case needs!"
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Other
"I know Gary from a lawyers group where we meet to discuss ways to improve our practices and better serve our clients. Gary has provided advice and comments that demonstrate that he is a highly capable lawyer who respects and values his clients and wants to deliver the best possible service and results in every case, large or small"
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I first met Gary at Freed Hardeman University. We also attended lawschool together. As an attorney, I sought out Gary to assist me in several matters in East Tennessee because of his insight, commitment, and zeal for seeking justice for his clients. You "Gotta Get Gary" because of his passion for helping those who have been injured."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gary Massey is truly an inspiring individual. He set out to accomplish his goals and succeeded when he started his own practice. His devotion to his clients and the public is apparent. He takes the time to answer questions on, and takes an active stand representing individuals that are fighting for what they deserve. Gary’s publications and speaking engagements show his dedication to the profession. I endorse Gary Massey."
Car accident Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer.Gary has a top notch legal mind and a heart of gold.The good people of Chattanooga are fotunate to have such an outstanding lawyer in their community. I highly reccomend Gary to anyone who has been injured in Tenn."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. He is a great lawyer, who serves his clients well. He is knowledgeable of the legal system and obtains great results."
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