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Darrius Dixon is an associate in the firm’s Knoxville office.  Dixon was a member of the Wills and Estate planning clinic while attending the University  of Tennessee College of Law.  He was also a member of the Black Law Student Association and Health Law Society. Before attending law school, Darrius attended Middle Tennessee State University obtaining his criminal justice degree. … Read More


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Caitlin Burchette

Caitlin C. Burchette is an associate in the firm’s Knoxville office where she focuses her practice on education law, employment law, civil litigation, and insurance defense. She also has an extensive background in governmental entity defense, civil rights litigation, and appellate work. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. While in law school, she … Read More


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Jason H. Long has a practice primarily dedicated to the defense of healthcare liability matters and professional board representation. He represents individual physicians, physicians’ groups, nurses, nursing facilities and other care providers in complex legal matters in Tennessee and Kentucky. He also handles matters involving business litigation, civil trial defense, nursing home and long-term care defense as well as legal … Read More


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For over 25 years, Heidi Barcus, shareholder at Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office, has represented hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals in healthcare liability matters.  She is licensed in Tennessee and Kentucky and has successfully defended regional and local health care facilities, medical practices, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies in state and federal court.  Ms. Barcus is certified … Read More


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Gina S. Vogel, is Special Counsel in the firm’s Knoxville office. Mrs. Vogel graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law and devotes her practice to civil litigation, focusing in the areas of civil rights litigation,   governmental entity defense, and medical malpractice defense. Mrs. Vogel handles matters in both state and federal courts throughout Tennessee. AFFILIATIONS Knoxville Bar Association … Read More


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Meagan Davis Collver is Special Counsel in the firm’s Knoxville office.   She  primarily focuses on  healthcare liability defense matters, including physicians and group medical practices. She is involved in complex litigation matters, such as representing board-certified practitioners, civil rights and healthcare defense, nursing home and long-term care defense, and products liability defense. Ms. Collver works diligently to familiarize her clients … Read More


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Hillary B. Jones is Special Counsel in the firm’s Knoxville office.  Ms. Jones focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense and appellate matters. She maintains an in-depth knowledge of the comprehensive changes to the statutes governing health care liability actions as well as Tennessee’s significant tort reform. Ms. Jones is particularly interested in complex medical matters and has a passion … Read More


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Jeff Thompson is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office. He has tried over 70 jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts. Mr. Thompson focuses on healthcare liability, products liability, and the defense of public officials and governmental entities. He is admitted to practice in all Federal and State courts in Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, … Read More


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Ryan T. Shannon is an associate at Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office. He focuses his practice in the areas of employment law, education law, insurance defense, and general civil litigation.  He joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2021. As a student at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. Shannon served as president and secretary of Vols for … Read More


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Sam C. Doak

Sam C. Doak is special counsel in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office. Sam has been a trial attorney for over 30 years and focuses his practice primarily on civil trial litigation, arbitration and mediation in practice areas ranging from complex construction matters, complex product liability, marine product liability, commercial business disputes, employment litigation, transportation litigation, workers compensation and general insurance defense. … Read More