Thomas J. Smith

Thomas J. Smith

Associate Attorney
Location:
Johnson City, Tennessee
Phone:
423-282-1041
Fax:
423-282-0967
Email:

Thomas Smith was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Thomas earned his law degree at the University of Tennessee College of Law where he graduated with a concentration in advocacy and dispute resolution in 2016. While in law school, he was a member of the Tennessee Law Review from 2014-2016.

Thomas received the Cunningham First-Year Best Brief Award, the University of Tennessee Legal Clinic Distinguished Clinic Student Award, and the Jerry P. Black, Jr. Student Clinic Attorney Award. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Seaton & Bates,  Thomas worked in the Tennessee General Assembly’s Office of Legal Services during the 2017 session. Thomas resides in Johnson City, TN and is happy to call this area home.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2018

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Law Review: Tennessee Law Review, Research Editor, 2014 - 2016
  • The University to Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2013
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Jerry P. Black, Jr. Student Clinic Attorney Award
  • The University of Tennessee Legal Clinic Distinguished Clinic Student Award
  • The Cunningham First-Year Best Brief Award

Past Employment Positions

  • Tennessee General Assembly, Session Attorney, 2017 - Present

Languages

  • English