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James Howard Kevin Lawrence

Elder law Attorney at Knoxville, TN

5.0   2 reviews

also known as J Law

  • State Years
    Alabama - AL < 1 year
    Tennessee - TN 11 years
  • Licensed for less than one year
    State AL
    Acquired 2023
    Occupational License - Authorized to Practice No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2013
    Active No misconduct found

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

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

James is a Christian Lawyer, specializing in Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate matters. 


He is a graduate from Lincoln Memorial University's Duncan School of Law in Knoxville, Tennessee, graduating cum laude. While in law school, James served simultaneously as Associate Editor for the Law Review and Vice President of the Moot Court Board. He also served as a faculty research assistant.  

J Law is a published author, with a chapter in Perspectives on Capital Punishment in America: edited by Charles E. MacLean, found here. His chapter is on how prospective jurors' First Amendments Rights to Freedom of Religious Expression are violated when prosecutors strike them from the jury pool because of their religious opposition to the death penalty.  

Mr. Lawrence holds a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He also lived and studied overseas at St. John's College of Durham University in Durham, England, where he studied Moral Philosophy, Systematic Theology, and Islamic Studies.

James is an active member of the West Park Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he currently plays french horn as part of the music ministry of his church and has served as a Sunday School Teacher and Deacon. 

James' wife, Lara is a professional piano player and they have six children, ranging in age from fifteen to twenty-seven.

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J Law


James Howard Kevin Lawrence
9041 Executive Park Drive, Suite 250
Knoxville, TN, 37923
The J Law Firm
600 Boulevard S, SW, Suite 140
Huntsville, AL, 35803
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Posted by Ryan | June 18, 2015
Great Experience!
We are a financial firm in Knoxville. James has worked with us and he was great. We have also referred James to our clients and they reported back positive comments as well.
Posted by Alfred | June 11, 2015
Very professional
If you are looking for an honest attorney look no further. James Lawrence help straighten out all my mother's affairs and gave us peace of mind. I also used Mr Lawrence to look over a franchise contract he did a great job. I highly recommend him.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.6 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Founder, Elder Law Attorney
  • The J Law Firm
  • 2013 - Present


  • Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013


  • Knoxville Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2023
  • Law Review -- Duncan School of Law
  • Associate Editor
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Moot Court -- Duncan School of Law
  • Vice President
  • 2011 - 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Honors and Awards

  • cum laude graduate
  • Duncan School of Law
  • 2013


Speaking Engagements

  • West Park Baptist Church Senior Luncheon
  • Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate
  • 2015

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Probate Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"James Lawrence knows his stuff. He and I worked on a will contest together in Blount County, Tennessee. His pleadings are well-drafted and his mind is keen. I was continually impressed with his ability to see the issues and steer his client in the right direction."
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Knoxville Elder law Lawyer James Howard Kevin Lawrence
James Howard Kevin Lawrence
Elder law Attorney
Knoxville, TN
Licensed for 11 years
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