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Brandon D. Fersten

Brandon D. Fersten

Barnes Law Firm
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Criminal Law...
  • Tennessee
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Summary

Brandon D. Fersten’s practice encompasses criminal defense, appellate work, business litigation and contract dispute representation of individuals and small businesses, and personal injury. Brandon heads up the firm’s business litigation and contract dispute practice, where he helps individuals and small business owners obtain the relief that they deserve.

Brandon graduated Magna Cum Laude with a concentration in Advocacy & Dispute Resolution from the University of Tennessee College of Law. During law school, Brandon made the Dean’s list three years in a row and he was awarded the prestigious CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Advanced Criminal Law, Advocacy Clinic and Negotiation. Prior to law school, Brandon received his undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics from the University of South Florida.

Some of Brandon’s accomplishments as a student attorney with UT's Advocacy Clinic include: successfully drafting and arguing an appeal in Criminal Court, receiving multiple dismissals of criminal and delinquency charges in General Sessions and Juvenile Court, successful arguing a motion for judgment as a matter of law during a contract dispute bench trial, and drafting a motion to dismiss on behalf of a tenant in a landlord-tenant dispute that ultimately resulted in a favorable settlement agreement for his client, among various other accomplishments that resulted in Brandon obtaining the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.

When Brandon is not practicing law, he enjoys playing golf and softball, watching sports, and hiking in the Great Smokies with his girlfriend of four years, Taylor. He is a die-hard L.A. Rams and N.Y. Mets fan.

Education
University of Tennessee College of Law
J.D. (2019)
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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University of South Florida
B.A. (2016) | Political Science; Economics
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Barnes Law Firm
- Current
Student Attorney
University of Tennessee College of Law: Advocacy Clinic
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Law Clerk
Barnes Law Firm
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Law Clerk
McDonald, Levy & Taylor
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Difficulty in Establishing a §1983 Lawsuit Against Municipalities For Police Brutality Proves That A Solution is Needed: Respondeat Superior May Be The Solution
The U.S. Supreme Court Or Congress Should Eliminate Major League Baseball's Antitrust Exemption To Scrutinize Major League Baseball's Constitution: An Evaluation of City of San Jose v. Office of Commissioner of Baseball
Certifications
Professional Legal Research
Lexis Nexis
Awards
Excellence for the Future Award: Advocacy Clinic
CALI
Excellence for the Future Award: Negotiation
CALI
Excellence for the Future Award: Advanced Criminal Law
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Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar
Member
Current
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Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Knoxville Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • DUI & DWI
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Real Estate Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Barnes Law Firm
109 S. Northshore Dr.
Suite 310
Knoxville, TN 37919
USA
Telephone: (865) 351-6105