In the specific areas that I focus my law practice, I have an opportunity to help individuals who have suffered a tragic loss or have been injured through no fault of their own. In representing my clients, my primary objective is to help them navigate the complex and often confusing legal system in order to assist them in recovering some financial independence and quality of life.
One of the many things I enjoy about being a solo practitioner is that it allows me to work directly with all of my clients, allowing me the opportunity to get to know my clients as individuals. Having achieved admittance to practice law in both Tennessee and Alabama gives me the flexibility to work with a wide range of individuals in the Tennessee Valley, without being constrained by geographical limitations. I have also gained admittance to practice before the United States Supreme Court in order to have the ability and means to take my client's case to the highest level of justice available, if necessitated and merited. My office also has a dedicated legal assistant who has specific knowledge and experience that aids in assisting our clients with competence, sensitivity and dignity.
My goal as a legal practitioner is to aggressively pursue a positive outcome for my clients. Being accessible to all my clients allows me to give every client the personal attention their case deserves.
John R. Colvin was born and raised in Calhoun County, Alabama. After attending elementary and high school in Alexandria, AL, he graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1991. He then attended Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in Birmingham, AL, receiving his J.D. in 1994. After being admitted to practice in Alabama and Tennessee, he began the general practice of law in Winchester, Tennessee and for several years was a partner in a southern middle Tennessee law firm. In 2001, Mr. Colvin opened his present law office as a solo practitioner in order to concentrate on helping individuals who are seriously injured or have become disabled.
Mr. Colvin is admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee; United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit; Alabama Supreme Court; United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama; United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.
Legal & Professional Memberships:
The American Association for Justice
Tennessee Bar Association
Alabama Bar Association
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Alabama Association for Justice
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
Activities & Awards:
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
The National Advocates Top 100 SSDI Lawyers
Client Choice Award (AVVO)
2002 Alexandria Schools Alumnus of the Year
Life Member of the Auburn University Alumni
Who's Who in America 2001
Prior service as a founding board member of the United
Way of Franklin County
Cumberland School of Law
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