Arthur E. McClellan



Order of the Coif. Recipient, Harold C. Warner Centurion Scholarship. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award. Member, Editorial Board, Tennessee Law Review, 1972-1973. Law Clerk, Associate Justice Allison B. Humphreys, Tennessee Supreme Court, 1973-1974. Author: "Torts—Minors—Contributory or Comparative Negligence," 39 Tennessee Law Review 747, 1972; "Unrevealed Informants & the Fourth Amendment," 40 Tennessee Law Review 75, 1972; "Practical Aspects of Defending Arson and Insurance Fraud Claims," 3 Adelphia Law Journal 1, 1984. Adjunct Law Professor, Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, Volunteer State Community College, 1992—. Fire Instructor, TACA Fire School, 1989. Circuit Judge, 18th Judicial District, 1999-2000.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • First Party Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Aviation Law

Education & Credentials

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615-452-5872  Phone
615-452-0054  Fax
615-451-7678  Fax
University Attended:
Harding University, B.A., 1968
Law School Attended:
University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D., 1973
Year of First admission:
1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1974, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee; 1984, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; 1974, Tennessee
Sumner County (President, 1976-1977), Tennessee (Member, House of Delegates, 1987-1993) and American Bar Associations; Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association; American Judges Association.
1st Lt., U.S. Army, Intelligence, 1968-1971
Birth Information:
Sikeston, Missouri, November 7, 1946
Reported Cases:
Cox v. Stte, 550 S.W.2d 954 (Tenn. Crim. App. 1976); Vance v. Schulder, 547 S.W.2d 927 (Tenn. 1977); Hicks v. State, 571 S.W.2d 849 (Tenn Crim. App. 1978); Vaughn v. American Heritage Life Ins. Co., 573 S.W.2d 165 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1978); State, ex. rel. Wilson v. City of Lafayette, 572 S.W.2d 922 (Tenn. 1978); Emery v. Robertson County Election Commission, 586 S.W.2d 103 (Tenn. 1979); Womack v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tenn., 593 S.W.2d 294 (Tenn. 1980); Thompson v. Coates, 627 S.W.2d 376 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1981); Mason v. Tennessee Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 640 S.W.2d 561 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1982); Page v. Wilkinson, 657 S.W.2d 422 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1983); Coates v. Thompson, 666 S.W.2d 69 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1983); Kelly v. Kelly, 679 S.W.2d 458 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1984); Exchange Mut. Ins. Co. v. Commerce Union Bank of Sumner County, 686 S.W.2d 913, 40 UCC Rep. Serv. 1804 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1984); American Nat. Fire Ins. Co. v. Chick, 626 F.Supp 459 (M.D. Tenn. 1985); Henley v. Tennessee Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 754 S.W.2d 614 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1988); Quintana v. Tennessee Farmers Mut, Ins. Co., 744 S.W.2d 630 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1989); Boone v. BICS of Tennessee, Inc.; 775 S.W.2d 359 (Tenn. 1989); Davenport v. Taylor Feed Mill, 784 S.W.2d 923 (Tenn. 1990); Forkum v. Aetna Life and Cas. Ins. Co., 852 S.W.2d (Tenn. 1993); Sine v. Tennessee Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 861 S.W.2d 838 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1993); Gallatin Housing Authority v. City Council, City of Gallatin, 868 S.W.2d 278 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1993); Black v. Aetna Ins. Co., 909 S.W.2d 1 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1995); Wilder v. Tennessee Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 912 S.w.2d 722 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1995); Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Chester O'Donley & Associates, Inc., 972 S.W.2d 1 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1998); Manley v. Automobile Ins. Co. of Hartford, Connecticut, 169 S.W.3d 207 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2005); Lanius v. Nashville Elec. Service, 181 S.W. 3rd 661 (Tenn. 2005) S.W.3d —, 2005 W.L. 3240670 (Tenn. 2005).
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