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Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 27%
  2. Wills: 10%
    4 years
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
    4 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    4 years
  5. Other: 43%
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Contingent (25-33%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Joseph Talmadge Kirkland Jr

    John (Bucky) is an excellent attorney and I recommend him for bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, collection,contract and probate work. I would suggest that you use him for these matters. I endorse this lawyer.


    Joseph Kirkland Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Milton Sandy

    As opposing counsel I found Mr. Philips to be cordial but still a firm advocate for the opposition.


    David Sandy Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

4515 Poplar Ave Ste 322
Memphis, TN, 38117-7507


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerCrislip Philip, and Associates1994 - Present
PartnerCrislip, Cochran Philip, Uhlman, Abney, duck and Wright Attorneys1988 - 1993
PartnerCrislip, Philip , Abney and Duck Attorneys1982 - 1988
PartnerCrislip, Clausel and Philip Attorneys1978 - 1982
Associate LawyerKirkpatrick and Lucas Attorneys1975 - 1975
Associate LawyerCrislip and Clausel Attorneys1975 - 1978
Law clerkUdelshon Turnage Mendelson and Blaylock1970 - 1971
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tennessee Land Title AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Tennessee Association of Professional MediatiorsN/A2010 - Present
National Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present
Memphis Area Legal ServicesBoard of Directors1985 - 1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
General Sessions Judges ConferencePossessory lawsuits in Tennessee1992