Mitchell Panter, a Shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office, has been elected to the Knoxville Bar Association’s Board of Governors. The Knoxville Bar Association serves more than 2000 members with an eighteen-member Board of Governors. All policies and programs are either developed or overseen by the Board of Governors.
Panter was also appointed to Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education by the Tennessee Supreme Court. The Commission on Continuing Legal Education monitors CLE requirements and administers the specialization program for attorneys.
Panter’s practice centers on representing health care providers in professional liability matters and disciplinary investigations with Tennessee’s various health-related boards. He also assists providers with licensing and regulatory issues. He also represents businesses in complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and other breach of contract matters.
Before entering the practice of law, Panter clerked for Justice Janice M. Holder and is the Immediate Past President of the Knoxville Barristers. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law where he teaches Civil Pretrial Litigation.