Justice, Noel & Burks

Justice, Noel & Burks

Providing High-Quality Legal Services Throughout East Tennessee

Firm Overview

A versatile team of attorneys
At Justice, Noel & Burks - An Association of Attorneys and Counselors at Law, our attorneys function as a team in which every member plays a valued role. They have a variety of talents, backgrounds and skills that enable them to confidently handle cases that straddle multiple areas of the law. Two of our members, James W. Justice and Charles C. Burks, Jr., have been recognized for their professionalism and ethics, earning AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry.

From civil litigation to family law, our lawyers supply every case with the knowledge and skill gleaned from their 125 years of combined experience.

Justice, Noel & Burks - An Association of Attorneys and Counselors at Law regularly handles:
-Civil practice
-Criminal law in all state and federal courts
-Drug crimes
-Juvenile crimes
-Trial practice
-Workers compensation
-Driving while intoxicated
-Personal injury
-Automobile accidents and injuries
-Wrongful death
-Railroad accidents and injuries
-Family law
-Child custody
-Child support
-Visitation rights
-Commercial law
-Medical malpractice

Helping you achieve your goals
Every individual deserves to have the assistance and support of a knowledgeable attorney when facing the Tennessee legal system. Our attention to detail, thorough investigation, preparation and willingness to take cases to trial help us achieve the best possible results for our clients with respect to their circumstances. We strive to resolve matters outside of court through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques such as mediation and arbitration, but our attorneys are also skilled litigators prepared to handle any contested matter.

Main Office

Main Office
1816 West Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916-2410

Personal Injury

Tennessee Cost-Efficient, Results-Oriented Civil Litigation Attorneys

Helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes
When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. Justice, Noel & Burks represents Tennessee businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. We can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:
-Business litigation
-Breach of contract
-Property damage
-Personal injury claims
-Insurance claims
-Construction litigation
-Consumer litigation
-Products liability
-Product defects

Put a strong, determined litigator to work for you
We know your time is valuable. That is why we stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. We offer our clients:
-Individual attention - When you retain Justice, Noel & Burks, you receive the care, time and attention you deserve.

-A more cost-efficient model - We constantly seek ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.

-Integrity - Our trial attorneys provide you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensure you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. Our clients rely on us to help them set realistic expectations.

-A focus on success - Justice, Noel & Burks always has your best interest in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, we are ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, we take the time to explain why we believe it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.

Ready for trial
We have the determination, tenacity and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Our professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give us an edge as assertive, strategic advocates.

James Justice

Justice, Noel & Burks

Mr. Justice is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Medical malpractice
-Guardianship and conservatorship

-Tennessee, 1966

-University of Tennessee, LL.B., 1965
-Yale University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1954

Associations and memberships
-Knoxville Bar Association
-Tennessee Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-The American Association for Justice