Our Practice Areas
Serving the business community, our corporate and commercial law attorneys provide advice and representation for clients in both the public and private sectors. From microbusinesses and entrepreneurships to multinational business interests, we provide commercial legal services based on each business’ unique needs. Our corporate attorneys provide cradle-to-grave commercial legal services, from entity formation to liquidation.
Our healthcare law attorneys provide a wide range of legal services to physicians, medical practitioners, and healthcare entities. The complex legal landscape of health-related law is subject to a series of evolving regulatory issues and operational challenges that affect public and private as well as for-profit and nonprofit healthcare.
We provide civil litigation services, ranging from tort law to contract disputes, for individuals as well as businesses. We have civil litigation lawyers for virtually every industry and sector. We take pride in providing innovative, out-of-the-box solutions and a fresh perspective for our civil litigation clients.
Our personal injury and accident law attorneys know how to fight for the rights of victims and help them obtain the compensation they deserve. Also, as diligently as we fight for plaintiffs’ rights, we also defend individuals, businesses, public entities, insurance companies and their insureds in personal injury and accident cases.
Our experienced trust, estate and taxation lawyers focus on assisting our clients with every facet of their estate planning. Our goal is to streamline and simplify what can otherwise be a complex legal process. By helping our clients protect their assets and plan for the unexpected, we provide peace of mind for the future.
Our bankruptcy/creditor’s rights attorneys provide professional representation for secured and unsecured creditors as well as bankruptcy trustees. We handle both litigation and non-litigation matters for banks, credit unions, insurance companies, financial institutions, and individuals.
The criminal law attorneys of Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC, are dedicated to protecting our clients. We understand that a criminal conviction, whether a felony or misdemeanor, can disrupt your entire life. With experience in a variety of criminal practice areas, our criminal law lawyers can assist clients with any criminal charge.
Encompassing matters of divorce, child custody and support, spousal support, paternity, and adoption, our firm understands the difficult and delicate nature of family law matters. With compassion and care, our family law attorneys assist our clients successfully through some of life’s most challenging times.
Experienced General Practice Attorneys in Knoxville
Based in Knoxville, TN, Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC is a dynamic and diversified general practice law firm. For more than eight decades, our results-oriented focus and client-first approach have differentiated us in our industry and the community.
We have forged a culture committed to providing an exceptional level of personalized service for our clients. We recognize that each client and each case is unique, incapable of being neatly categorized. Our collaborative environment allows us to provide a personalized level of service that draws on the knowledge of attorneys from multiple disciplines.
Our dedicated attorneys are some of the most competent and highly respected legal professionals in the state. Each one is committed to building lasting and meaningful relationships with our clients. We have an unprecedented depth and breadth of resources, allowing us to provide a full-service experience for every client.
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC is known for the high-quality level of service we provide. But we are perhaps most proud of our reputation for providing clients with exceptional value. Because our legal teams take the time to get to know the client and to understand their specific, unique needs, our attorneys can determine the best way to approach the situation. We always design our legal strategies around what is best for the client.
Our reputation has grown around the history of the firm and the many dedicated attorneys that have tirelessly served the best interests of our clients. We are proud to stand on the shoulders of those who came before us and bring that venerable history to bear on your behalf.
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Skilled Tennessee Lawyers Ready to Give Your Case Individualized Attention
With more than 20 Member, Associate, and of Counsel attorneys on staff, we have the resources to meet a broad spectrum of client needs. Our extensive legal resources allow our attorneys to focus on a narrowed area of practice while engaging in extensive collaboration to meet each client’s needs.
More than two-thirds of our firm’s attorneys have earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, indicating the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability. Lawyer receive this recognition from bar-certified peers and a judiciary in a confidential poll.
Our firm has ranked among U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for years. We continued the streak in 2017. We have received a total of 13 Metro Awards, including Tier One rankings for nine Knoxville practice areas and Tier Two rankings for five more.
We also received the award for Law Firm of the Year in 2016 from Legal Aid of East Tennessee.
Our attorneys hold leadership roles in their communities and in professional associations.
We put you and your needs first. To learn more about us or to schedule a consultation, give us a call: 865-292-2307.
Areas of Practice
As a full-service law firm, we have highly skilled attorneys who can assist you in a wide variety of practice areas.
Serving the business community, our corporate and commercial law attorneys provide advice and representation for clients in both the public and private sectors. From micro-businesses and entrepreneurships to multinational business interests, we provide commercial legal services based on each business’ unique needs. Our corporate attorneys provide cradle-to-grave commercial legal services, from entity formation to liquidation.
Lawsuits can be scary things.
They can be confusing and intimidating. Thankfully, the lawyers and staff at Hodges, Doughty & Carson are there to help you. Everybody was patient, understanding, and willing to take the time to explain everything not just to me, but to my wife as well, even over the phone. As much as I needed, when I needed, they had answers to my questions that were thorough and timely. They helped put me at ease with the legal process. I worked with Josh Bond and Josh Ball and their teams. They got me the best possible results I could hope for. Thank you to Josh Bond, Josh Ball, Mabern Wall, Terri Grigsby and Donna Murphy. You made a very difficult time for me and my family better. Thank you.— Former Client