W. Thomas Dillard

W. Thomas Dillard: Attorney with Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & Johnson, P.C.


Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Adjunct Professor of Trial Practice, University of Tennessee College of Law. Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America. Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1967-1976, U.S. Magistrate, 1976-1978, Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1978-1983 and Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney, 1981, Eastern District of Tennessee. U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Florida, 1983-1986.

American College of Trial Lawyers; Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Foundations (Master of the Bench, Emeritus, Hamilton Burnett Inn of Court).

(Certified Criminal Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Criminal Law
  • Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
865 637-0661  Phone
865 524-4623  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1126, Knoxville, TN 37902
Law School Attended:
University of Tennessee, J.D., 1964
Year of First admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court; 1965, Tennessee; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Knoxville (Board of Governors, 1993-1995), Tennessee and American (Member, Tennessee Bar Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility) Bar Associations; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Board of Directors, 1988-1995); TN Supreme Court Commission on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Member, 2006-present).
Birth Information:
Dothan, Alabama, November 28, 1941
( Certified Criminal Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization )
Payment Information:
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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