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Eight FMS Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers® in 2019

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on ...
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Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 14 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently ...
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Act Quickly To Avoid Losing Your Lien Rights On Construction Projects

The Tennessee Mechanic's and Materialmen's Lien laws are found in the Tennessee Code at Tenn. Code Ann. § 66-11-101, et seq. They are designed to help ensure that those who perform work or furnish material, services, equipment, or machinery for construction projects get paid. If they are not paid, the laws allow for a lien against the property that can ...
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Sixteen FMS Attorneys Named Top Attorneys by CityView Magazine

Sixteen FMS attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2018 in their respective fields. Each year the magazine calls upon members of the local bar association to vote for their peers in various practice areas. We have listed our winning attorneys and the categories in which they were named as Top Attorneys below. We are proud ...
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John M. Lawhorn Named as Fellow by the Knoxville Bar Foundation

The Knoxville Bar Foundation recognized John M. Lawhorn as an esteemed member of Knoxville's legal community at their 2018 annual dinner. Each year the Foundation inducts a new Fellows Class which is less than one percent of the active association. The Fellows represent quality men and women practitioners in our community who have distinguished themselves in the practice of law ...
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FMS Named One of the Most Prolific Trial Law Firms in Tennessee Over the Last Thirteen Years

The Tennessee Jury Verdict Reporter, an independent organization that studies and collects information regarding jury trials in the State of Tennessee, has named Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP the thirteenth most prolific trial firm in the State of Tennessee from 2005 to 2017. According to the TJVR, during this thirteen year period, FMS attorneys tried a total of forty-three jury ...
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FMS Honors Those Who Have Served On Veteran’s Day

This Veteran’s Day, the firm would like to honor the men and women who have served and are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, defending our freedom. To each of you, we would like to give a heart-felt thanks. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we asked our two partners, who previously served in the military, to tell us a ...
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Three FMS Attorneys Selected for 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

Arthur Seymour, Jr., Debra Fulton and John Lawhorn have all been honored by inclusion in the 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers. Arthur is top rated in Civil Litigation, Debra is top rated in Worker's Compensation, and John is top rated in Employment and Labor in Knoxville, Tennessee. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice ...
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Reggie Keaton Published in DICTA

Reggie Keaton published an article in the Knoxville Bar Association's October 2017 DICTA publication (page 2) titled, "Knoxville Bar Foundation Making A Difference for Our Profession." If you would like to speak to Reggie Keaton on this or any other matter, he may be reached at (865) 546-9321 ...
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Richard Graves Published in the Greater Knoxville Business Journal

Richard Graves published an article on the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance in the October 2017 edition of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal. The article was also posted on the Knox Commerce page on the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce's web-site ...
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