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James Matthew Kirby

Litigation Attorney at Memphis, TN

5.0   4 reviews

also known as Matthew Kirby

  • State Years
    Arkansas - AR 10 years
    Tennessee - TN 23 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

I am licensed in TN and Arkansas. 

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Location

Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC
One Commerce Sq Ste 2700
Memphis, TN, 38103

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | June 7, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Job was done RIGHT! Long Distance even.
There isn't enough glowing words to express the professionalism, communication standards, and measurable results achieved by hiring Matthew Kirby. After 17 months of no results with an out of state case, I hired Mr. Kirby to represent a workers compensation claim that was getting no where. He consulted with me when ever I needed it, day and night. He knew all the right procedures to achieve a verdict on my behalf. His direction even returned out of pocket money I didn't know could be reimbursed such as mileage and supplies. Today, I have an authorized Doctor and am getting the treatment and payments rightfully due.
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Posted by Meagan | December 22, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing!!
My father served 21 years in the Navy, when he passed his life insurance company didn't want to pay me and my sister. Matthew Kirby fought my dads life insurance company and won. His assistant Lisa Strong is a great woman too. I live in Georgia and they were just amazing. I would highly recommend Mr. Kirby!!
Posted by Jim | May 7, 2014
Great Attorney
Matthew worked with me well through each step of my case and kept me informed of all the aspects of my case. He worked for me and gave me advise but never tried to influence my decision on when or what in the way of settlement but give me the tools to make and informed decision that I am very please. Summing up, great attorney, great firm.
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Posted by Stuart | May 6, 2014
Great lawyer
I have worked with Matthew several times and had a positive experience each time. He works well with other attorneys in a timely manner. He is always available when needed, courteous and prepared. I will continue to use Matthew when the need arises and would recommend him to others.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Associate
  • Harris, Shelton, Hanover & Walsh, PLLC
  • 2001 - 2008

Education

  • University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001
  • Union University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Cawthon v. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City
  • Favorable result for client (Appellate Court reversed trial Court's perm total award and capped Plaintiff's damages)
  • Tangradi v. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City

Associations

  • Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh
  • Chair of Hiring Committee
  • 2015 - Present
  • Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh
  • Long-Term Planning Committee Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Technology Committee Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh
  • Marketing Committee member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh
  • Chair of Workers' Compensation Practice Group
  • 2009 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • TAGLAW
  • Affiliate Member
  • 2011 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • AV (Preeminent)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
  • 2013
  • Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Review
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Associate Member
  • American Inns of Court
  • N/A
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Germantown Exchange Club Breakfast
  • Revisions to Workers' Compensation Law
  • 2014
  • Managing Behavioral Health Patients in the ED
  • Civil Commitment laws
  • 2013
  • Managing Behavioral Health Patients in the ED: The Pathways to Safe Care
  • Behavioral Health laws
  • 2011
  • Understanding and Application of Legal Principles to Risk Managment
  • Risk Managment
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

Received (26)
Given (40)
Endorse James
Health care Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this individual as a highly respected and knowledgable lawyer in their practice."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse James. Highly respected in the legal community. Strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication."
Health care Attorney | Aug 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Matthew is an intelligent and hard working attorney. He provides expert representation to all his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone I know."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kirby is a skilled and respected member of the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his clients."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Matthew Kirby as a fine litigator with whom I have had the privilege of working. Matthew is a zealous advocate who enjoys the practice of law and his enjoyment is apparent in the quality of his work."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kirby is an extremely hard worker and a creative thinker. He keeps client costs and expenses in mind while obtaining the best results for his clients whether that be through settlment negotiations or trial."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer without reservation"
Litigation Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Matthew is very professional and knowledgeable."
Health care Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"James provides diligent and zealous representation to his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. In my opinion, Matthew Kirby is one of the most professional and well respected attorneys in the Memphis area. He goes above and beyond the call of duty for his clients to ensure that they receive the best legal representation possible."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He demonstrates great understanding of medical malpractice issues, as well as other civil litigation matters."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Insurance Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Health care Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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