In Our Judgement: In Law & In Life

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In Our Judgment

The official Frantz, McConnell, and Seymour, LLP blog.

John M. Lawhorn (View Website Bio) of Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP practices extensively in the field of Labor and Employment law and regularly advises clients concerning federal and state laws pertaining to employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment, workplace policies, OSHA/TOSHA compliance, wage and hour compliance, labor/management relations, employment contracts and in many other aspects of the employment field. He regularly represents employer and employee interests in Tennessee State and federal courts on a wide variety of employment related matters.

Rich (View Website Bio) practices in numerous areas of civil litigation and business law, including commercial litigation, insurance, bankruptcy, employment law, real estate litigation (title insurance defense), landlord / tenant law, collections law, personal injury, workers' compensation, veterans' disability, products liability, probate and estate litigation. He advises and represents both individuals and businesses, small and large.  Rich’s priority in serving his clients is to provide timely, effective and efficient legal representation and advice, while advocating their interests in the state and federal courts of Tennessee.  He cares about people and their individual situations.  Rich focuses on being the best advocate for his clients.

James Wagner (View Website Bio) concentrates his practice in areas such as personal injury litigation, workers' compensation, toxic tort litigation, products liability, firearms law, probate, estate planning and insurance. His varied legal experience helps him analyze and resolve issues in all areas of practice for his clients. He has been privileged to represent many of the same clients over my entire career and handles each case with a view toward a long-term relationship. James provides his clients with reliable, dependable service.

A Tennessee native and a true Volunteer at heart, Richard, (visit website bio) who obtained both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee, couldn’t imagine living and working anywhere but Knoxville. Richard maintains a general civil practice with an emphasis on real estate law and zoning and land use. 

Kevin (View Website Bio) Dean practices in the areas of Probate, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Media Law, General Civil Litigation and Tax Law, including preparation of tax returns.  As a licensed CPA, his combined background in accountancy and law ensure clients extensive, knowledgeable representation that is customized for each individual case. Kevin has appeared in numerous levels of state court and is licensed to practice in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the U.S. Tax Court.  He enjoys using his merged backgrounds to help businesses and individuals analyze their situations. Kevin brings a highly beneficial skill set to the table for all his clients.