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Thomas H. Dickenson

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Knoxville, Tennessee

Thomas H. Dickenson completed his legal education at the University of Tennessee in 1979. He is a past president of Knoxville Barristers, and has held offices in the Tennessee and the Knoxville Bar Associations. From 1994 through 2006, he served as an assistant bar examiner for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners. He was on the panel of bankruptcy trustees for the Eastern District of Tennessee from 1982 to 1996.  He maintains an extensive practice in bankruptcy and commercial law, creditor's rights and transactional matters primarily involving leases and acquisition for commercial development. Tom is a former youth sports coach and his hobbies include golf and bridge.

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Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Corporate/Financial Institution/Business Practice
  • Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1992


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Carson-Newman College
    • B.S.

Honors and Awards

  • Listed as one of Best 150 Lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine, January 2004 and 2006
  • Selected as Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Knoxville, CityView magazine, August 2007
  • DICTA Award by Knoxville Bar Association in 2005 for series of articles on amendments to the Bankruptcy Code
  • Listed in 2010 edition of Super Lawyers for bankruptcy practice
  • Listed among Cityview 2012-13 Top Knoxville Attorneys - Banking Law, Bankruptcy-Creditor, Bankruptcy-Debtor, Business/Commercial Law, Collections/Foreclosure
  • Selected for inclusion in 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Listed in 2013 Super Lawyers Edition, Business & Transactions - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Cityview 2013-14 Top Knoxville Attorney - Banking Law; Bankruptcy-Creditor; Bankruptcy-Debtor; Business Litigation; Business/Commerial Law; Collections/Foreclosure; Contract Law; Corporate Law; Federal Court Practice; Real Estate Finance & Development
  • Selected for inclusion in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

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More Than 80 Years of History

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