Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC

  • Established in 1974
  • Firm Size 10
  • Peer Reviews

    4.6/5.0 (30)
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About this firm

Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC, was founded in 1974 by founding partners Charles J. Gearhiser and R. Wayne Peters. From its inception, the firm has maintained a diverse and multi-faceted litigation, corporate and business practice providing its clients with advice, counsel and representation on the full range of legal services. The firm has also historically engaged in a very active litigation practice, involving complex business and commercial matters, as well as personal injury cases. The firm represents its clients in litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. In addition to its diverse business and litigation practice, the firm also does extensive tax planning and estate planning. The firm's goal is to provide quality legal services in a prompt manner and for a reasonable fee. The firm utilizes the latest technology to streamline its operations and occupies its own modern office building conveniently located near the federal, state and local courts in downtown Chattanooga. The firm's lawyers are licensed to practice in Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama and are admitted to practice in the federal courts and in the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice (38)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • General Civil Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking Law
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Law
  • Mechanics Lien Law
  • Mergers And Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • State Government Law
  • Federal Taxation
  • Trusts
  • Estate Trials
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Wills
  • Probate

People (10)

Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Business Litigation, Mediation, Taxation

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Civil Trial Law, Employment Law, Municipal Law, Environmental Law

Peer Reviews
4.9/5.0 (9) Reviews

Civil Litigation, Construction, Mechanics Lien Law, Mortgage Bankruptcy Stay Litigation, Mortgage Law, Banking Law, Comm ...

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4.7/5.0 (16) Reviews

Business and Commercial Law, Construction Law, Banking Law

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Estate Planning, Estate Administration

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Business, Transactional, Tax, Estate Planning

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5.0/5.0 (1) Review

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Bar Registry

  • Civil Trial Practice

    References: Capital Bank; Community National Bank; First Tennessee Bank; Rossville Bank.

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

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