James Kelly Giffen

James Kelly Giffen


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Areas of Practice

  • 100% Business & Commercial Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1967
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1967
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1967
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    B.S., Bachelor of Science in Economics cum laude – 1966

References

  • First Tennessee Bank National Association
  • Cardinal Health
  • Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company

Honors and Awards

  • Scarabbean Senior Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member, 1967 – Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, 1967 – Present
  • Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Director, 1983-1995 and 2002-2006
  • Bijou Theatre Center, Director, 1984 – 1990
  • Knoxville Housing Corporation of Kappa Sigma, Director, 1968 – 2002
  • Dogwood Arts Festival, Director, 1989 – 1994
  • Scarabbean Senior Society, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association/Tennessee Bankers Association Joint Uniform Commercial Code Revised Article 9 Study Committee
  • Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Member, 1983 – 1995
  • Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Board of Directors, 2002 – Present
  • The University of Tennessee College of Law Alumni Advisory Council, Member, 1994 – 1997
  • Dean’s Circle, Member, 1997 – 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • The University of Tennessee College of Law, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Contract Drafting
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Certified Mediator
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator
  • James Kelly Giffen Law, Owner

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
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