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Christopher Gilreath

Gilreath & Associates
Contact: 901.527.0511
Experience:
Law School: Cumberland School of Law - Samford University
Jurisdictions: Arkansas
DC
Tennessee
6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Consumer Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    • 1/3 for most individual personal injury matters; 20% for workers' compensation cases
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
DC
Tennessee
6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
 SpokenWritten
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Professional Experience
Attorney, Gilreath & Associates
-Current
Chris is a member of Gilreath & Associates, one of the leading plaintiff-exclusive firms in Tennessee. Chris handles serious personal injury cases in the Mid-South and beyond. From the start of his career, Chris has been committed to supporting the civil justice system and has taken a leadership role in that effort. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Tennessee Association for Justice, as well as the American Association for Justice. Through his experience and network of contacts, Chris handles cases on behalf of clients across the country, and he often enters into co-counsel arrangements with referring attorneys. Chris is licensed in Tennessee, Arkansas, and the District of Columbia. He as admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Tennessee, as well as the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Chris has also appeared before various other state and federal trial courts. Chris is dedicated to pursuing justice for his clients. His first trial involved representation of a family whose father was killed on a dangerous highway where State workers used woefully inadequate safety procedures when maintaining medians. He has tried cases for wrongful death and serious injury resulting from defective products. Chris actively represents people suffering spinal and occupational exposure injuries through workersâ compensation litigation. He has represented numerous truck drivers and their families in trucking cases ranging from wrongful death, products liability, negligence, and contract cases. Chris also pursues justice for consumers through multi-state class action litigation. His cases range from wage-and-hour litigation, to price fixing, predatory lending, monopolization and unfair competition. Chris is experienced with pursuing both the substantive merits of cases, as well as constructing working teams and coalitions of attorneys in various states throughout the country.
Education
Cumberland School of Law - Samford UniversityJ.D.
Honors: Am Jur Award - Complex Litigation
Rhodes CollegeB.A.Political Science
Honors: Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Professional Activities
Member American Association for Justice 1997-Current
Details: Active membber of association. Past Chair, New Lawyers' Division; Executive Committee; Elections Committee; Justice List; Chair, Key Person Committee; Vice Chair, Public Education Committee; Past Member - Board of Governors; Leaders Forum
Member Tennessee Association for Justice 1997-Current
Details: Active member of association; Board of Governors, 2000-Present; Past Chair, Young Lawyers Committee; Legislative Committee.
Professional Associations
Member, Louisiana Association for Justice
-Current
Board Member, Tennessee Association for Justice
-Current
Member, District of Columbia Bar
-Current
Member, American Association for Justice
-Current

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Gilreath & Associates
200 Jefferson Ave
Suite 711
Memphis, TN 38103
USA
Telephone: 901.527.0511
Fax: 901.527.0514