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James N. Gore, Jr.

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James N. Gore, Jr., Attorney at Kennerly Montgomery

Phone: (865) 546-7311
Fax: (865) 524-1773

JAMES N. GORE, JR. engages in a general civil litigation practice, primarily devoted to the areas of insurance defense and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on workers’ compensation and landlord-tenant disputes.  In addition to motor vehicle, workers' compensation, business related tort and products liability actions, he has been involved in construction litigation, commercial contract disputes, and landlord-tenant actions.  He has spoken at seminars on workers’ compensation, landlord-tenant law, and legal ethics.  Mr. Gore obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1984 and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1987.  He is currently a member of the Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice

    Insurance Defense
    Workers’ Compensation
    Landlord-Tenant Law 


      University of Tennessee – J.D., 1987
      Middle Tennessee State University – B.B.A., 1984

      Bar Admissions

        Tennessee – 1987
        U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee – 1988
        U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals – 1988


          Tennessee Bar Association
          Knoxville Bar Association
          Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
          Defense Research Institute
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