Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC

617 W. Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
United States
Phone: (865) 292-2307
Fax: (865) 292-2321
Email: sbarrett@hdclaw.com

Joshua M. Ball

Joshua M. BallMember
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone: 865-292-2307
Fax: 865-292-2321
Email: [email protected]
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Joshua M. Ball graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee and received his law degree from the University of Memphis in 2000. During law school, he served as comments editor of the University of Memphis Law Review. Following graduation from law school, he served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Alan E. Highers of the Tennessee Court of Appeals. He joined Hodges, Doughty & Carson in September 2001. His practice concentration is general civil litigation. He also practices in the areas of Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Aviation, Construction Law, Commercial Litigation, and Dram Shop Law. He was selected to be a member of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program in the Class of 2007. Josh holds a private pilot’s license and enjoys playing golf and boating.


Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee


Honors and Awards

  • Knoxville Bar Association Award for Pro Bono Service
  • Tennessee Bar Association’s Class of 2007 Leadership Law program, member
  • Cityview 2010 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty
  • Mid South Rising Stars 2011 – Personal Injury Defense: General
  • Cityview 2011 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty
  • Cityview 2012 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty
  • Mid-South Rising Star 2012- Personal Injury Defense: General
  • Cityview 2013 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty; Civil Litigation; Insurance Law; Personal Injury-Auto Accidents-Plaintiffs; Wrongful Death – Defense
  • Mid-South Rising Star 2013 – Personal Injury Defense-General
  • Cityview 2014 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty; Wrongful Death – Defense
  • Mid-South Rising Star 2014 — Personal Injury General: Defense
  • Cityview 2015 Top Knoxville Attorney – Aviation/Admiralty

Professional Associations and Memberships

Pro Bono Activities

  • Knoxville Bar Association Award for Pro-Bono Services