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Sam Elliott honored with Ralph H. Kelly Humanitarian Award.

Sam Elliott was honored with Chattanooga Bar Association’s Ralph H. Kelly Humanitarian Award at its annual meeting on January 25, 2017.  The award is given to a member of the legal profession “who has displayed exemplary service to the community of Chattanooga by civic, [...]

February 3rd, 2017|
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    Jacob L. Perry joins Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC

Jacob L. Perry joins Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC

Chattanooga law firm Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC recently announced that Jacob L. Perry has joined the firm. He will practice primarily in the area of civil litigation. Perry previously clerked for the Honorable Jeffrey M. Atherton and the Honorable Pamela A. Fleenor [...]

September 2nd, 2016|
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    R. Wayne Peters, Sam Elliott, Wade Cannon, Beverly Edge and Bob Lockaby are included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.

R. Wayne Peters, Sam Elliott, Wade Cannon, Beverly Edge and Bob Lockaby are included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.

R. Wayne Peters: Litigation, Trusts and Estates; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

Sam Elliott:  Bet-The-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Litigation – Municipal; Municipal Law

Wade Cannon: Litigation – Real Estate

Beverly Edge: Real Estate Law

Bob Lockaby: Bet-The-Company [...]

August 29th, 2016|
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    Sam Elliott was speaker for Chattanooga Bar Association’s celebration of Law Day

Sam Elliott was speaker for Chattanooga Bar Association’s celebration of Law Day

On May 4, 2016, Sam Elliott was the speaker for the Chattanooga Bar Association’s annual Law Day luncheon, speaking to the bar and its guests on The Quo Warranto Cases of 1870:  When the United States Attorney Sued to Remove Half the Tennessee Supreme [...]

May 26th, 2016|
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    David G. McDowell has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

David G. McDowell has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Individuals are invited to become members of the Fellows, which is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars, because of the outstanding achievements and high character they have demonstrated in their legal careers.

 

April 28th, 2016|

David McDowell elected to TBA board of governors.

David will serve three years on the Tennessee Bar Association Board of Governors beginning in June of 2015 as the District 3 Governor.

 

January 13th, 2016|
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    Corrin Fulton elected Chattanooga Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division President for 2016.

Corrin Fulton elected Chattanooga Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division President for 2016.

January 13th, 2016|
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    R. Wayne Peters, Sam Elliott, Gary Henry and David McDowell selected to Super Lawyers

R. Wayne Peters, Sam Elliott, Gary Henry and David McDowell selected to Super Lawyers

R. Wayne Peters and Sam Elliott selected as Super Lawyers and Gary Henry and David McDowell selected as Rising Stars for 2015.

November 17th, 2015|
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    Lee Ann Adams speaks at Financial Empowerment Series Wednesday!

Lee Ann Adams speaks at Financial Empowerment Series Wednesday!

How To Be Your Own Superhero: Insurance and Estate Planning Tips

November 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
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To quote Spiderman’s Uncle Ben, ” With great power comes great responsibility.” Melissa Curtis and Lee Ann Adams will present on the power of women to become their [...]

November 10th, 2015|
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    Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC listed in “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC listed in “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC was named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms for the Chattanooga metropolitan area for commercial, municipal, real estate and tax litigation, as well as for Trusts & Estates, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, and [...]

November 3rd, 2015|