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Toby R. Carpenter, Esq.
Insurance Law and Litigation; Personal Injury

Toby R. Carpenter, Special Counsel at Kennerly Montgomery

Practice Areas

Toby was recognized by Best Lawyers in the practice areas of Litigation - Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants for 2021.

His practice is devoted almost entirely to civil litigation, primarily insurance defense, first-party insurance matters including coverage and fraud, subrogation, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, premises liability, transportation, and construction.


About Toby

TOBY R. CARPENTER is a native of Kingsport, Tennessee. After beginning his practice with Baker, Kinsman & Hollis in Chattanooga, he returned to Knoxville where he practiced for over twelve years with the firm of Carpenter, O'Connor & Sterchi. He joined Kennerly Montgomery in 2008. He has handled cases at all levels of the trial and appellate courts of Tennessee, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Carpenter was the incorporator and one of the original officers of East Tennessee Border Collie Rescue, a nonprofit organization devoted to the rescue and placement of homeless sheepdogs. He is also an avid bicycle racer.

Toby was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) and Tennessee Bar Association (TBA).

Toby was admitted to the U.S District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee in 1996.


He graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1991 with a degree in political science and history. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Contact Toby Today:
865-546-7311 (Phone) | 865-524-1773 (Fax)


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