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Michael Everett Jenne

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Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1995
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Order of Coif
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: Chief Judge Of Trial Advocacy Board
    • Honors: Who's Who American Law Students
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S. - 1989
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of Omega Greek Honor Society
    • Honors: Kappa Sigma
    • Major: Business Marketing

Representative Clients

  • Check into Cash, Inc.
  • Jackson Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Fulmarque, Inc.
  • David May Construction
  • Electrical, Mechanical Technology, Inc.
  • Wedgecorp
  • Cleveland Anesthesiology Group
  • Cleveland Head and Neck
  • Don Ledford Auto Park of Athens, LLC
  • Southern Housing Management, Inc.
  • Southern Heritage Bank
  • River City Logistics, Inc.
  • Power Management, Inc.
  • Trinity Development Enterprises, LLC
  • Water & Waste Equipment, Inc.
  • Whitewater Inn, LLC

Honors

  • AV Preeminent Rating By Martindale - Hubble based upon high ethical standards and professional ability: less than 1% of attorneys in the U.S. receive this distinction.
  • The National Trial Lawyers “Top 100”
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers “10 Best”
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Tennessee, 2017 – Present
  • America’s Top High Stakes Litigators “Lifetime Achievement”, 2017 – Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law

Past Positions

  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Attorney, 1995 to 1997

Languages

  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Delta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Kappa Sigma

Professional Associations

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, 1995 to Present
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Member, 2011 to Present
  • Bradley County Bar Association, President, 2009 to 2010
  • Bradley County Bar Association, Vice-President, 2008 to 2009
  • Bradley County Bar Association, Secretary, 1997 to 2000
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Federal Practice Section, Board of Director, 2006 to 2012
  • First Citizens Bank, Board of Director, 2004 to 2006
  • BB & T, Local Board of Director, 2007 to Present
  • Rotary Club of Cleveland Foundation, Board of Director, 2007 to 2014
  • United Way of Bradley County, Board of Director, 2003 to 2014
  • United Way of Bradley County, President, 2007 to 2008
  • St. Nicholas School, Board of Directors, 2005 to 2014
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, Hearing Committee Member, 1997 - 2002 ; 2013 - Present
  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners Investigation Committee, 2017 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Domestic Relations/Divorce/Custody
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Litigation
  • Discrimination
  • Banking Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Lemon Law
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warranty
  • Disability
  • Race Discrimination
  • Defects
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanor
  • Domestic Violence
  • Workplace Harassment/Discrimination
  • Commercial Banks
  • Lending & Secured Transactions
  • Transactions
  • Warranties
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability & Illness Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Construction Contracts
  • Employment Contracts -- Employee
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employee
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employee
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee
  • Employee Rights -- Employer
  • Employment Contracts -- Employer
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employer
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employer
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Insurance Commercial
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability Insurance
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Property & Casualty
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Multidistrict Litigation
  • State Trial Practice
  • Defamation & Privacy -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Property Damage -- Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • Estate Administration
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • State & Municipal Employees

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1996