Jim Wright was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Jim’s father was a lawyer so he grew up working in his Dad’s office. He attended Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee College of Law, was honored with the Order of the Coif and served on the Tennessee Law Review. He is admitted to the United Supreme Court Bar as well as all Tennessee State and Federal Courts. Jim is also admitted before the Sixth Circuit and Fourth Circuit Bar as well as the U.S. Court of Claims. His practice is varied covering a broad spectrum of matters. Mr. Wright has been selected to chair the Tennessee Bar Association Section on Environmental Law as well as the Section on Torts and Insurance Practice.Jim has been selected as a Mid-South Super Lawyer and has been selected and listed in a listing of Knoxville’s best attorneys. He is AV rated and has been selected as one of the 10 best attorney’s in Tennessee in client satisfaction. He has also been selected as one of the top 1% of lawyers in America by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also received the Client Distinction Award from Martindale.com and Lawyers.com recognizing excellence, quality of service, overall value, responsiveness and communication. He has completed the Litigation Management Institute held at Loyola University School of Law and received the CLMP designation.James Wright was honored with the Client Champion Award in 2017. This award is facilitated by Martindale-Hubbell, one of the world’s most trusted legal resources. Recipients of the Client Champion award are described as ‘an elite group of attorneys who have received exceptional reviews from the people that know them best, their clients.’
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Auto, Truck, Motorcycle, and Boat Accidents and Injuries
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Accidental and Wrongful Death
What is the scope of this lawyer's practice?
Auto, Truck, Motorcycle, and Boat Accidents and Injuries - 15%
Bet-the-Company Litigation - 15%
Brain Injury - 15%
Environmental Law - 15%
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants - 15%
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs - 15%
Accidental and Wrongful Death - 10%
How is this lawyer compensated?
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a contingency fee.
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a flat fee.
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on an hourly fee.
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a retainer fee.
United States Supreme Court
Admitted in 2003
United States Court of Federal Claims
Admitted in 2002
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Admitted in 1983
Admitted in 1981
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Admitted in 1981
Butler, Vines and Babb
1981 - Current
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Doctor of Jurisprudence
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