James L. Weatherly, Jr.
Nashville
(615) 259-1366 VCARD

Education

University of Tennessee, B.S., 1972
University of Tennessee College of Law,
J.D., 1975

 

Weatherly

James L. Weatherly, Jr. is Special Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office. He has over 40 years of  legal experience.   Mr.  Weatherly began his career with a focus on criminal law, resulting in his past election as the public defender for Metro Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee.  While his criminal law practice continues he has a strong concentration on family law.

Mr. Weatherly has served as President of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee.  He has chaired the Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Indigent ...

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James L. Weatherly, Jr. is Special Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office. He has over 40 years of  legal experience.   Mr.  Weatherly began his career with a focus on criminal law, resulting in his past election as the public defender for Metro Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee.  While his criminal law practice continues he has a strong concentration on family law.

Mr. Weatherly has served as President of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee.  He has chaired the Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Indigent Defense, was a founding member of the Supreme Commission on Continuing Legal Education, and currently serves as Chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee.

AFFLIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • The Best Lawyers in America©
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers®
  • Nashville Bar Association, Trustee
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation

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