- James F. Exum, III
- 801 Broad Street, Third Floor
- Pioneer Building
- Chattanooga,TN 37402
- 423.265.0214 fax: 423.266.5490
Mr. Exum is an associate in the Chattanooga office whose practice focuses primarily on workers' compensation, motor vehicle liability cases and other general insurance defense.
While in law school Mr. Exum served on the Henry Upson Simms Moot Court Board and was a Justice on the Cumberland Honor Court. Mr. Exum also received the Scholar of Merit award for Professional Responsibility.
Representative Client Work
Obtained Summary Judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of an insurer alleging arson of a residence by the insured.
Obtained Dismissal of a government entity involved in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action concerning expulsion of athletic team members.
Obtained a defense verdict for a trucking company related to a motor vehicle accident.
Represents employers and insurance carriers successfully in workers’ compensation cases throughout East Tennessee.
Represents various businesses in premises liability cases.
Represents various trucking companies in defense of motor vehicle liability cases.
Bar & Court Admissions
Tennessee Supreme Court; Georgia Superior Court;
US District Court of Tennessee, Eastern District & Middle District;
US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit;
US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Brock Cooper Inns of Court
Hamilton County Pachyderm Club
Tennessee Bar Association
Chattanooga Bar Association
Tennesse Council of School Board Attorneys
Publications and Lectures
Mr. Exum has presented on various subjects of interest to state and local school organizations. Among those presentations are: "A Teacher's Duty in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse", "Wage and Hour Issues in High School Athletics" and "Five Legal Issues Facing High School Coaches".