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I am in business to serve my clients...period.  I return calls and emails, and I always keep my clients informed about their case.  The vast majority of my new clients comes from referrals from past or current clients, which is one of the greatest honors I can receive.  I love representing employees in matters such as overtime violations, age discrimination, harassment, sex discrimination, race discrimination, and workers' compensation.

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Contact info

Law Office of Jesse D. Nelson

P.O. Box 22685
Knoxville, TN, 37933

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 70%
    10 years
  2. Family: 25%
  3. General Practice: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Carolyn Levy Gilliam

    I would absolutely endorse this lawyer. I handled a divorce matter with Jesse, and he did a great fighting for his client's interest and acting in a professional manner that allowed these parties to get the best result possible.

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    Carolyn Gilliam Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jesse. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200606/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC2006 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Knoxville Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Tennessee Valley Human Resource AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Jackson-Madison-Henderson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hayes v. City of Lexington, TNFavorable
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lambuth UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Employment ConferenceLegislative Changes in Workers' Compensation 20112011