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For 100 years, our Knoxville, Tennessee general practice law firm has been exceeding client expectations through skilled legal services and excellent customer service. With our combined experience in many different facets of the law, we strive to satisfy all the business and legal needs of our wide variety of corporate, governmental and individual clients in Tennessee and the southeast region.

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News & Highlights

Briton S. Collins 04/05/17

Briton Collins Elected Chairman of Tennessee Board of Court Reporting

On March 24th, Briton S. Collins was elected to serve as the chairman of the Tennessee Board of Court Reporting, which is responsible for issuing court reporter licenses, conducting disciplinary inquiries for ethical violations, ensuring completion of continuing education requirements, and maintaining the Tennessee’s registry of court reporters. Briton was appointed to the Board in 2013 by Governor Bill Haslam, and previously served as the Board’s vice-chairman.


Kennerly Montgomery and the University of TN Research Foundation present Rollover Business Startups (ROBS) – a free educational program.

On March 22, 2017, Kennerly Montgomery and The University of TN Research Foundation presented a seminar on Rollover Business Startups (ROBS). When properly structured, ROBS allow entrepreneurs to utilize funds from their 401(k) or other tax-advantaged retirement account to fund a new business (or franchise), buy an existing business, or recapitalize an existing business. Interested in learning more about ROBS? Click above to view the seminar materials and for more information.

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Articles & Publications

  • Spring 2017 KM Newsletter

    Articles in the Spring 2017 edition of the KM Newsletter include: Employee Handbooks - Acknowledgment of Receipt; IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Seeks Suggestions on Improving Forms and Publications; Protecting Assets from Creditors via the “TIS Trust”; Board Member Responsibilities for Executive Compensation in Nonprofit Corporations; KM in the Community - CASA of East Tennessee; Hot Topics - Employee Handbook Edition

  • Fall 2016 KM Newsletter

    Articles in the Fall 2016 edition of the KM Newsletter include: Looking at Covenants Not to Compete and Input from the White House; KM Celebrates 100 Years; Are Employer Health Plans Required to Offer Gender Transition Coverage?; Charitable Organizations Lessening the Burdens of Government; Remain Qualified for Government Benefits Using Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts; The Results Are In!

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