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The law firm of Hyman, Carter & Patel, PLLC in Knoxville, Tennessee, is dedicated to providing quality legal services. We proudly assist clients with their bankruptcy, probate and estate planning, family law, criminal law, wrongful death and personal injury needs.


With more than 50 years of combined experience, our attorneys are prepared to handle even the most complex and contentious legal matters. We have tried hundreds of cases in state and federal courts and know what it takes to achieve a favorable outcome. Our approach to your case is always calculated and comprehensive, so that you receive the strong counsel you deserve.

At Hyman, Carter & Patel, PLLC we treat clients with respect and attentiveness. From the moment you walk into our office, we will take the time to listen and respond to your concerns. Whether you are experiencing personal or business related legal troubles, we can help. Our medical advisor is adept at assisting with personal injury cases, and our lawyers always strive to resolve your situation in a timely, efficient manner.

We know that legal issues can be stressful, which is why we take the guesswork out of fees. Instead of an unpredictable hourly fee, we offer fixed, flat rates. Free consultations and payment plans are available. With us, there are no surprises, only dedicated, experienced counsel.


Languages spoken: Gujarati

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Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Divorce: 25%
  4. Wills: 15%
  5. Child Support: 10%



Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • Tina L. Nicholson

    Ms. Patel is a very competent, caring attorney. I enjoyed working with her.


    Tina Nicholson Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Frederick Walter Hoethke

    I endorse this lawyer. She is highly respected in the legal community.


    Frederick Hoethke Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

General Knox Law, P.C.

P.O. Box 26072
105 Legacy View Way
Knoxville, TN, 37912


MSAuthorized to practice law201608/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
Attorney for JusticeTennessee Supreme Court2014
Pro Bono AwardKnoxville Bar Association through TBA Pro Bono Honor Roll and Legal Aid of East Tennessee Report2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Pro Bono AwardKnoxville Bar Association through TBA Pro Bono Honor Roll and Legal Aid of East Tennessee Report2011
Pro Bono AwardKnoxville Bar Association through TBA Pro Bono Honor Roll and Legal Aid of East Tennessee Report2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHyman, Carter & Patel, PLLC2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Knoxville Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexis publicationBowman v. KISAN, LLC2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of MississippiN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LPS Women's ConferencePublic Speaking and Effective Communication2014