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The Williams Law Team


Chris Williams is a civil trial lawyer. He has personally represented hundreds of individual, business and municipal clients throughout Tennessee. He has a strong reputation for winning high success for his clients, both in the courtroom and at the conference table, and is recognized for giving aggressive and client-focused service. Chris is best known as a no-nonsense family lawyer with a track record of victories in divorce and child custody cases. Beyond his domestic practice, he is often sought out to lead special projects and unique litigation, like election contests and eminent domain cases for county and city governments.


As a Rule 31 listed general civil and domestic mediator with the Tennessee Supreme Court, he has participated in scores of mediations helping people settle claims and avoid the high costs and risks of trial, both as the impartial mediator and as counsel for individual parties. Chris is also listed by the Tennessee School Boards Association as an approved impartial hearing officer and administrative law judge for disputes between teachers, teacher unions, school administrators, and local school boards.


He has prepared and argued cases at every level in Tennessee, including the Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court. In addition, Chris is admitted to practice in the federal court for the Middle District of Tennessee and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. 


Chris is an adjunct professor of business law and ethics in the University of Tennessee system, general counsel and past-president of the 100+ member Lawrenceburg Rotary Club, general counsel for A Kid's Place child advocacy center, general counsel for the Middle Tennessee District Fair, and chairman of the highly regarded Judge Lee England Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. Chris is an elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Pulaski, a member of the Pulaski Rotary Club, and the recipient of an honorary membership in the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club.


You can follow Chris on Facebooktwitter and LinkedIn for his regular posts on hot and trending family law and legal issues.


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