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Mr. McCarty provides a wide range of legal services to small/large employers, educational institutions and other professional clients.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Employment: 25%
  3. Education: 25%

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  • Preston Andrew Hawkins

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    Preston Hawkins Construction and development Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Link A. Gibbons

    Chris McCarty is extremely knowledgeable in the areas of education law and employment law. I frequently sought out his opinion on legal issues in these areas when we worked together at the same firm.


    Link Gibbons Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop

620 Market Street, 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN, 37902


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardTennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division2009
Star of the QuarterTennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
TeacherSeymour Middle School2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Knoxville Bar AssociationCo-Editor - Dicta2010 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates Member2009 - Present
Nucleus KnoxvilleBoard Member2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Knoxville News SentinelUnfriendly Employees on Facebook May be Protected2011
HR MagazineCourt Affirms Injunction Reinstating Striking Workers2011
ALI/ABA publicationThe Best Money Can Buy: Spotting and Using Evidence of Fake Degrees2010
KBA DictaWhy Does Your Jacket Echo?2009
Inquiry & AnalysisNo Pain, No Gain: Liability for Deaths and Injuries in School Athletics2008
Tennesee Bar JournalBlogging for Evidence2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Maryville CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TSBA Summer Law InstituteUnemployed and Still on the Payroll2012
TSBA Pre-Convention WorkshopWalking the Extracurricular Tightrope2012
TSBA Summer Law InstituteService Animals and Public Schools2011
TSBA Employment Law SeminarClassified Dismissal Since Bailey2011
Employment Law From A to ZLove Stinks: Strategies and Tips for Handling Workplace Romance Issues2011
Practice Manager ACE ProgramFacebook: Friend or Foe2010