Watauga, Tennessee Family Lawyers

Julie Canter
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Elizabethton, TN Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(423) 833-7881 1935 West Elk Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Appalachian School of Law
Julie grew up Mountain City, Tennessee and continues to reside in East Tennessee. It is of utmost importance that every client is treated with the personal attention they deserve while also having an agressive courtroom advocate. Julie understands that the legal system can be overwhelming and takes great care in listening and explaining the legal process to each client during his or her time of need.

Julie Canter focuses her practice on Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Divorce, and Criminal Defense. Julie has been lead counsel in over 40 Tennessee jury trials ranging from DUI to...
McKenna Louise Cox
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(423) 434-4700 104 E. Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee College of Law
McKenna Cox is fluent in Spanish. She lived in Chile, South America and has traveled the world. After settling in Johnson City, Tennessee, Ms. Cox has practiced law there since 2005. A wife and mother of two, Ms. Cox knows how important family is to every case she handles. Ms. Cox focuses on Immigration, Family Law, LGBT issues, and Mediation. She also does Wills and has experience in elder law issues. She enjoys singing, scrapbooking, travel, and photography.
James R. Cook II
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(423) 390-1504 208 W. Fairview Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family and Divorce
Appalachian School of Law
2019 Best Law Firm - Kingsport Times News

Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers for 2017 & 2018: Mr. Cook was selected as the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) as Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyer for the State of Tennessee in 2017 and 2018.

Top 10 Under 40 Family Lawyers for 2018: Mr. Cook was named a Top 10 Under 40 Family Lawyers for Tennessee by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys for 2018.

10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction for 2017 & 2018: Mr. Cook was named a 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client...
Douglas J. Carter
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(423) 926-9193 100 West Unaka Ave
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Russell Kloosterman
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(423) 926-8004 112 E. Myrtle Ave
Suite #508
Johnson City, TN 37601
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Professional! We actively pursue your case!! Need Help, call us today: (423) 926-8004
Douglas J. Carter
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 926-9193 100 West Unaka Ave
Suite 1
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family
Jim Williams
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(423) 230-0006 324 Cherokee Street
Kingsport, TN 37660-4336
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
The attorneys at Jim Williams & Associates are active members of the communities we serve. We value the long-term relationships we have established with our clients who come to us for a full range of ongoing legal services in the following areas of law: Accidents (car, truck, motorcycle, and slip and fall) | Adoption | Appeals (civil and criminal) | Bankruptcy | Child Custody | Child Support | Conservatorship | Contractor or Builder Disputes | Contracts | Criminal Defense | Debt Collection | Divorce | Estate Planning | Estate or Will Contests | Expungements | Family Law | General...
Robert Payne Cave Sr.
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(855) 228-3529 247 Broad St
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Kingsport, TN 37660
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Robert Payne Cave, Sr. was born in Kingsport, Tennessee in 1943. He received his license to practice law in the State Courts of Tennessee and the Federal Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1974. Mr. Cave earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 1967, his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1973, and his M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1974. He is the founding member and the Senior Partner of The Cave Law Firm, PLLC. In his 34 years of legal experience, Mr. Cave has personally worked on over 10,000 cases. In...
Earl Ronald Hendry
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Roan Mountain, TN Family Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(423) 772-4710 312 West Street
P.O. Box 220
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Consumer and Divorce
University of Memphis
Now in his 46th year at the Bar, Mr. Hendry is the former Director of Legal Studies at Milligan College, TN, is the past President of the Carter County, TN Bar Association and served two years on the Board of Governors of the Tennessee Bar Association. His private practice has always been focused on consumer plaintiff's cases and he also served a four county circuit as Judge of the Thirteenth Chancery Division of the State of Tennessee for several years, where he was twice re-elected. In civic activities he served two years as President of the Elizabethton, TN...
J. Wesley Edens
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Bristol, TN Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(423) 968-3155 900 Anderson St
Bristol, TN 37620
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Timothy Wayne Hudson
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BRISTOL, TN Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(423) 968-3106 131 8TH ST
BRISTOL, TN 37620
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Medical Malpractice
Experienced trial attorney in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia.
Alice Meade
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 209-9786 215 East Sullivan Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family
Mark Albert Skelton
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Rogersville, TN Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(423) 272-4812 121 South Depot Street
Rogersville, TN 37857
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee College of Law
Since 1983, the Law Office of Mark A. Skelton has distinguished itself as a law firm serving consumer bankruptcy (chapter 7 and 13) and social security disability clients in East Tennessee. The law office also handles adoption/divorce/family law and estate planning/probate cases. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Mark Albert Skelton is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mark Skelton's daughter, Amy Kathleen Skelton, also graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law and joined the law office upon her graduation and admission to the practice of law in...
Sarah C. Easter
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(865) 566-0125 625 Market Street, 7th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Tulane University School of Law
Divorce and Family Law Attorney as well as a Rule 31 Supreme Court Listed Family and Civil Mediator. Over 10 years of family law experience. Mediation trainer and co-founder of Tennessee Mediation school, LLC.
Jessica Sue Sisk
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Newport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(423) 623-3137 303 East Broadway
Newport, TN 37821
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Appalachian School of Law
You're charged with a crime and feel like you're seen as guilty until you prove you're innocent. Maybe you've celebrated a bit too much or tried to escape your problems and picked up a charge and don't want to lose your job or have a criminal history. You need out of a bad marriage. You want to rebuild your family or divide your assets between your loved ones for use after you're gone. Don't feel overwhelmed by the process...we can help! When you walk through the doors of our office, you're going through some of if not...
John Derreck Whitson
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Newport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(423) 613-0160 311 East Broadway
P.O. Box 1230
Newport, TN 37821
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Memphis
I represent clients in family law, personal injury, criminal defense, and probate. I focus on my clients' individual needs and clients informed about the status of their case and current legal issues. I zealously advocate for clients to resolve thier legal issues. I am always happy to answer questions and discuss your case. Call me at 423-613-0160.
Melanie Hogg
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(865) 637-6550 1522 Highland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Family and Divorce
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Melanie Hogg grew up being known for her diplomacy. Most parents know their kids are going to be lawyers because they argue with them. Instead, Melanie’s folks knew she was destined for a law career because she reasoned them to death.

A senior attorney at Held Law Firm, this Knoxville native is returning to her roots in Tennessee after she gained a national perspective on family law issues by practicing family law in Vermont, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and in Georgia where she was certified as a Family Law Specialist. A seasoned lawyer with more than 15 years experience in five...
Aaron J. Chapman Esq.
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Morristown, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 254-5333 P.O. Box 1175
Morristown, TN 37816
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal Defense and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
East Tennessee General Practitioner with experience in Criminal Law, Family Law, Collections, and Juvenile Law. Has practiced in various Courts of Washington, Sullivan, Unicoi, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, and Knox Counties. Admitted to U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Tennessee.
Jennifer McKinnish
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(865) 774-5515 100 E. Main St.
BB&T Building; Suite 404
Sevierville, TN 37862
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Ms. Burton graduated with a Bachelors Degree from the University of Tennessee and received her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While in law school, she received the award for Best Oral Advocate in 2003 and was named the Associate Chief Justice of the University of Memphis law school as Moot Court Board. Also while in law school Ms. Burton was a National Environmental Moot Court semi-finalist and completed an internship with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, a clerkship in the Corporate Legal Division with Servicemaster, Inc. and...
Shelley Breeding
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(866) 919-0953 900 S. Gay St.
Suite 1950
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family, Business, Construction and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
Shelley S. Breeding is prominent Knoxville family law, business law and civil litigation attorney with years of experience handling multi-million-dollar divorce and business cases in state and federal courts. She has argued numerous cases in front of the Tennessee Court of Appeals and cases in front of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Shelley represents individuals as well as corporations, handling everything from forming the corporation to drafting contracts to litigation for her business clients. Shelley's family law practice focuses on adoption and complex divorce cases, which often require expert witnesses for business valuations, commercial and residential property appraisals and frequently...
David Scott Byrd
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MORRISTOWN, TN Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(423) 586-3083 1004 West First North Street
MORRISTOWN, TN 37816
Family, Collections, Divorce and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law


David was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and remained in Jefferson County where he attended Carson Newman College in Jefferson City and graduated Cum Laude in 1991.

After obtaining his law degree from the University Of Tennessee's College Of Law in 1994, he became associated with the law firm of Capps, Cantwell, Capps & Byrd, being named a partner in 1999. David is engaged in civil trial practice with emphasis in the areas of domestic relations and collections.

David is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Tennessee as well as the United States District Court for the...
Timothy W. Jones
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(865) 365-1145 134 Court Avenue
Victoria Mall, Suite 101
Sevierville, TN 37862
Family, Business, Collections and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
I began my licensed practice of law in 1989 with a real estate law firm in Sevierville, TN, Ben Brabson, Charles Kite and Richard Vance. I learned how to resolve many of the issues that sometimes plague real estate owners such as encroachments, boundary line issues, easements and licenses to name a few. My training and experience has taught me how to prepare and try these complicated cases. My practice has expanded through the years to include contract drafting and litigation, which is a natural accompaniment to my real estate practice. As with most firms, your clients for one type...
Wendy G. Patrick
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 244-6000 140 B Court Avenue
Sevierville, TN 37862
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Tennessee College of Law
Patrick Slaughter
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(865) 637-6258 900 South Gay Street
Suite 1704
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Immigration
Mital Devendra Patel
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(865) 686-7789 P.O. Box 26072
105 Legacy View Way
Knoxville, TN 37912
Family
The University of Mississippi School of Law
Joseph Patrick Stapleton
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(865) 453-9792 231 Parkway
Sevierville, TN 37862
Family, Business, Construction and Real Estate
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Caitlin F. Elledge
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney
(865) 546-7770 612 S. Gay Street
Fifth Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family and Divorce
Georgetown University Law Center
Since 1993, AV-Rated Knoxville Divorce and Family Law firm Sobieski, Messer & Elledge, PLLC has served families throughout East Tennessee protect what's most important to them - their family and their financial future.

The lawyers of Sobieski, Messer & Elledge do one thing and we do it very well. By concentrating our practice exclusively in the areas of divorce and family law, our clients can expect to be reresented by lawyers with the most advanced knowledge in all aspects of family law. We represent clients who need an aggressive and compassionate advocate in matters of Divorce, Child Custody, Property Division, Child...
James Richard LaFevor
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(865) 637-6258 900 South Gay Street
Suite 1704
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Immigration
For more than 38 years, our established law office has earned a positive reputation for professional representation for those in need of family law and estate planning services.
S. Joanne Sheldon
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Newport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(423) 625-1236 466B Eastern Plaza Shopping Center
Newport, TN 37821
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
Our firm's practice is focused upon the effective representation of clients facing criminal charges in both the Tennessee and Federal Court systems. Ms. Sheldon, who herself was previoulsy a State Prosecutor, has handled numerous misdemeanor and felony cases including pleas and jury trials. Additionally, due to extensive training, she is now Death Penalty qualified in the state of Tennessee. Other firm areas of practice involve Family and Juvenile Law. We welcome you to contact our office for a free consultation to properly evaluate your case. Allow us the opportunity to represent your legal needs during...
Matt E. Miller Esq.
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Jefferson City, TN Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(865) 475-8339 859 East Hwy 11E
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Family, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Patrick L Looper
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(865) 229-3164 800 South Gay Street
Suite 2000
Knoxville, TN 37929
Family and Divorce
Patrick L Looper started his private law practice in November 2000, after more than 16 years of experience in serving as a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper, police consultant, and police academy instructor. His firsthand experience gives him a unique insight into Tennessee law.

Education
J.D., Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, 2000
B.S., magna cum laude, University of Tennessee, 1996

Bar admissions
US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Tennessee
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

Other professional experiences
Police consultant: January 1992 – present
Police academy instructor, Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy for the State of Tennessee: March 1989 – November 2000
State trooper, Tennessee Highway Patrol for the State...
E. Catherine Cox
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Seymour, TN Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(865) 293-1037 Boyds Creek Hwy
Seymour, TN 37865
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Ave Maria School of Law
Bruce David Fox
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 766-4200 800 S. Gay Street, Suite 700
Knoxville, TN 37929
Family, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Bruce Fox is a partner and co-founder of Fox Willis Burnette, PLLC. His personal injury practice focuses on automobile accidents, workers’ compensation, products liability, hospital and nursing home injuries, and trucking litigation. In addition, Bruce has significant multi-state lead counsel Class Action litigation experience against a variety of defendants.

He is a current Master of the Bench of the Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court in Knoxville. He is one of approximately 100 Tennessee lawyers selected for membership by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). In 2011 he received the Paladin Award for East Tennessee from the Tennessee Trial Lawyers...
Wanda Graham Sobieski
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KNOXVILLE, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 546-7770 612 Gay Street, 5th Floor
KNOXVILLE, TN 37902
Family and Divorce
Since 1993, AV-Rated Knoxville Divorce and Family Law firm Sobieski, Messer & Elledge, PLLC has served families throughout East Tennessee protect what's most important to them - their family and their financial future.

The lawyers of Sobieski, Messer & Elledge do one thing and we do it very well. By concentrating our practice exclusively in the areas of divorce and family law, our clients can expect to be reresented by lawyers with the most advanced knowledge in all aspects of family law. We represent clients who need an aggressive and compassionate advocate in matters of Divorce, Child Custody, Property Division, Child...
Mr. Charles C. Harrison Jr.
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(865) 365-3050 227 Court Ave
Sevierville, TN 37862
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee College of Law
Candice K. Mendez
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Dandridge, TN Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
1237 Gay Street
Dandridge, TN 37725
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Appalachian School of Law
Rachel E. Donsbach
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(865) 546-2141 2125 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37921
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Lincoln Memorial University - John J. Duncan, Jr. School of Law
Diane Marie Messer
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 546-7770 612 S. Gay Street
5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family and Divorce
Since 1993, AV-Rated Knoxville Divorce and Family Law firm Sobieski, Messer & Elledge, PLLC has served families throughout East Tennessee protect what's most important to them - their family and their financial future.

The lawyers of Sobieski, Messer & Elledge do one thing and we do it very well. By concentrating our practice exclusively in the areas of divorce and family law, our clients can expect to be reresented by lawyers with the most advanced knowledge in all aspects of family law. We represent clients who need an aggressive and compassionate advocate in matters of Divorce, Child Custody, Property Division, Child...
Lyndon Clay White
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(865) 297-4344 213 E. Moody Ave.
P.O. Box 9356
Knoxville, TN 37940
Family and Divorce
Charlotte School of Law
Chris Beavers
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 546-2141 2125 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37921
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Chris Beavers, an associate with Banks and Jones, joined the firm upon graduation from law school. Chris primary areas of practice are workers' compensation, family law, personal injury, criminal defense, and estate law.

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