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James Lee Widrig Esq.

James Lee Widrig Esq.

Widrig Law PLLC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Juvenile Law...
  • Tennessee
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Summary

Attorney James L. Widrig, or more commonly known as “Jim Widrig”, was born in Upstate NY. in a small town called Yorkshire, NY. He went to college in east Tennessee at Carson-Newman College. After college Jim attended law school at Thomas M. Cooley in Lansing, Michigan.

Attorney Jim Widrig practices in all of Middle Tennessee and his main office is located in downtown Nashville. James Widrig founded the law office of Widrig Law PLLC in February of 2007 with the goal to fight for individuals during the most difficult times of their lives. In 2011 James L Widrig was voted one of the Best Lawyers in Nashville by the readers of the Nashville Scene. Attorney James Widrig was named by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA) as one of the "Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Tennessee" for 2014. The attorneys that make the NAFLA list are first nominated by a licensed practicing attorney. Second, the NAFLA research staff verifies that they meet the requirements of membership. They then have to be one of 50 attorneys chosen to advance to the final selection stage by the NAFLA processing committee. Finally they have to be selected by the NAFLA Board of Governors as the "TOP 10".

Widrig Law mainly represents clients in family law, divorce, DUI, probate, personal injury Workers Compensation, and criminal law matters.

Jim Widrig is licensed in Tennessee and is admitted in all State Trial Courts of Tennessee, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the Tennessee Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Jim Widrig tries to take a personal, relaxed, and friendly approach with all of his clients. If you need legal representation who will not treat you as a number but treat you with respect and as a friend then Jim Widrig is the attorney you are looking for.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D.
Honors: Graduated with law degree in just over 2 years Deans list (4 separate semesters) Honors Scholarships for several semesters Concentration in General, Solo, and Small Firm Practice
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Carson-Newman College
B.A. | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Partner
Widrig Law PLLC
- Current
Attorney
Mills and Cooper
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Speaking Engagements
Managing the Attorney-Client Relationship (a/k/a How to Avoid a Board Complaint), Friday Fundamentals
2017
Awards
10 Best Under 40
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2014
10 Best
American Institute of Legal Counsel
2014
10 Best Family Law Attorneys Under 40
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Best Lawyers
Nashville Scene
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 025111
Member
Current
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Tennessee Bar Association
Member
Current
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Nashville Bar Association
Member
Current
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Tennessee Association for Justice
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Rutherford Cannon County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
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Tennessee Court of Appeals
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Tennessee Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
James L. Widrig's Website Profile
Website
Widrig Law PLLC Website
Website
Tennessee Divorce Questions
Contact & Map
Widrig Law PLLC
500 Church St
#250
Nashville, TN 37219
USA
Telephone: (615) 417-7800
Fax: (615) 401-2555