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

Thomas H. Dickenson

Thomas H. DickensonMember
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone: 865-292-2307
Fax: 865-292-2321
Email: [email protected]
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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. Mr. Dickenson is the Chief Manager of Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC. He maintains an extensive practice in bankruptcy and commercial law, creditor’s rights and transactional matters. He also teaches bankruptcy as an adjunct professor at LMU Duncan School of Law. He is a former youth sports coach and his hobbies include golf and bridge.

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Areas of Practice

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


Honors and Awards

  • Listed as one of Best 150 Lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine, January 2004 and 2006
  • DICTA Award by Knoxville Bar Association in 2005 for series of articles on amendments to the Bankruptcy Code
  • Selected as Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Knoxville, CityView magazine, August 2007
  • 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
  • Selected for inclusion in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Cityview 2013 Top Knoxville Attorney – Banking Law; Bankruptcy-Creditor; Bankruptcy-Debtor; Business Litigation; Business/Commercial Law; Collections/Foreclosure; Contract Law; Corporate Law; Federal Court Practice; Real Estate Finance & Development
  • Cityview 2014 Top Knoxville Attorney – Collections/Foreclosures, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy – Creditor, Banking Law, Bankruptcy – Debtor
  • Selected for inclusion in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers — Bankruptcy Business
  • Cityview 2015 Top Knoxville Attorney – Contract Law, Collections/Foreclosures, Banking Law, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy – Debtor, Bankruptcy – Creditor
  • Selected for inclusion in 2016 Mid-South  Super Lawyers — Bankruptcy Business
  • Cityview 2016 Top Knoxville Attorney – Contract Law, Real Estate Finance & Development, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy-Creditor/Debtor, Collections/Foreclosure, Banking Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Mortgage Issues/Consumer Creditor Practice Issues,” Mid-South Commercial Law Institute 2014 Seminar Program. Nashville, TN, December 2014.
  • “Selected Regulatory, Statutory and Case Law Impacting Mortgages & Foreclosures,” Knoxville Bar Association, July 2015.