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Through almost 50 years of practice we have developed a reputation for effective trial preparation and client representation, throughout Tennessee, the region, and the nation.
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We are proud to announce that Butler, Vines & Babb has been named as one of Best Lawyers Best Law Firms of 2020! Best Lawyers in America was first published in 1983. Since then, the same tried and tested peer review process has been used consistently for more than thirty years....read More
The Tennessee Supreme Court has declared a state of emergency for the Judicial Branch of the Government. All in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennessee are suspended from the close of business March 13, 2020, until Friday, March 31, 2020. There are some limited exceptions in the Court’s Order. All deadlines set...read More
It gives us great pleasure to announce that James C. Wright has been awarded the highest possible distinction in the 2018 Judicial AV Preeminent® Rankings from Martindale-Hubbell®. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the peer-rated honor awarded to lawyers with superb legal ability and distinguished professional excellence. It is the highest of three awards issued...read More
Butler Vines & Babb’s Jarrod Casteel is working with 12-year-old boy Keaton Jones on a mission to fight bullying! Keaton’s video went viral…with much public support and debate. Casteel states “the family was backed into a corner and made the video as a last resort”. Get the full story at http://bit.ly/2EY05Riread More
We are very proud to share that James C. Wright has been named as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. Consideration for this honor is by invitation only, and less than 0.5% of active attorneys in the United States achieve this recognition. Those who make the list are among the most exclusive and...read More
The lawyers at Butler, Vines & Babb in Knoxville, Tennessee, have built their reputations case-by-case, client-by-client. We bring in-depth understanding of legal, personal and business issues to every case we handle.
The emphasis of several of the members of Butler, Vines and Babb is medical negligence law. William D. Vines, III is a Civil Trial Advocate, certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Members of the firm have been called upon by groups including bar associations to give seminars regarding the handling of medical negligence cases. Butler, Vines & Babb also employs a medical doctor and former critical care nurse as medical consultants for the evaluation of medical issues in our cases.
Founded in 1973, and representing the Tennessee region for over 40 years. Butler, Vines & Babb law firm is known for effective trial preparation and client representation.
Our firm is rated AV Preeminent®* by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System. Some of our lawyers are recognized as Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediators. Some of our attorneys are members of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Litigation is complex and demanding. It requires thorough preparation and the ability to think and act quickly. At Butler, Vines & Babb, we work for early settlement of cases, but when it is in your best interests, we will fight for you in negotiations and in court.
Butler, Vines & Babb law firm has an airplane that allows us to be where you need us within hours of your call. At client request, our attorneys have arrived at accident scenes in other states before the vehicles were moved. That responsiveness is available throughout our law firm because we are well-aware that rapid response can build a stronger case for our client.
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Once we found John to help us, it was like a huge weight was lifted from our shoulders. Going up against a large company is intimidating and John was eager to help and confident in his abilities to assist us. He was kind and caring throughout the process and provided prompt attention every time we reached out to him. John was able to quickly reach the resolution we were looking for. Thank you so very much! I would recommend John W. Butler to anyone needing a lawyer!
Mr. Butler you’re an amazing attorney! You have gone above and beyond on helping me even when we couldn’t secure the amount we wanted you continued to help me in getting my bill reduced! I am going to highly recommend you to anyone who is in need of an attorney. Thank you, Mr. Butler, for this easy stress-free experience with an attorney.
I thank you, John Butler, for guiding me to make the correct decision regarding our bankruptcy.
John, we could never find the words to express our appreciation for you and your staff for your concern and professionalism in handling our litigation and just being our friend. May God continue to bless you in business and good health. Til His return, Allan and Alice
Thank you! We can't tell you how relieved we are and appreciative we are of how well you represented and fought for us. We are truly grateful!
I wish to thank you for your conduct of the recently concluded case against me. You were efficient in your work. I am especially appreciative of the incisiveness of your questions during depositions. You didn’t ask many questions, but they were the certainly right ones to ask. Your questions and the answers received strengthened our case.
I highly recommend this law firm!!! I worked with James Wright (Jimmy) and his responsiveness and attention to my legal needs was outstanding! He also proactively engage one of his colleagues in their Memphis office to support the effort to provide me with comprehensive legal assistance for my case - which was a Construction-related legal matter. Considering that I've experienced other attorneys who were either very slow to respond (or not respond at all), James was quite a "breath of fresh air". Thank you Jimmy (and S-K!!). If needed, definitely, give your prospective customers my name and contact information for a reference!
Dear Mr. Vines, We want to personally thank you for the many determined efforts that you and your firm gave so that we could reach a favorable outcome in our claim. Mr. Andrew Firkins is both competent and cordial. He is definitely an asset to your practice. Also, please thank Ms. Rita Davis for her efforts on our behalf.
I have thanked Judge Leon Jordan for sending us to you. We would be very happy to recommend your group to anyone who may need legal representation.