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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 be enforced by ultimately, if necessary, a sale of the property with the available proceeds being used for payment of the debt.  

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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 and service.  The Foundation's board of directors reviews numerous nominations, and determines the inductees who have demonstrated superior legal skills and high ethical standards and service to the community.

The firm would like to congratulate John M. Lawhorn on receiving this honor.