Phillip North

Phone Number: (615) 255-2555
Fax: (615) 255-0032

Mr. North has been a trial attorney in civil disputes in many counties in the State of Tennessee and surrounding states as well as California, Texas, and Florida. He has over 40 years of courtroom experience in a large variety of civil cases and has tried over 100 civil jury cases in State and Federal courts. He has represented many clients injured in accidents, injured by defective products, damaged by race discrimination and FELA cases. He also represents physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice cases. Mr. North is a multi-engine instrument rated pilot and frequently uses general aviation aircraft for firm and client business transportation. Mr. North is also on the approved panel of neutral arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association.

Current Employment Position: Member

Bar Admissions:
Tennessee, 1975
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1982
U.S. Supreme Court, 2000

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 1975 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence Honors: Juris Doctor, Cum Laude Editor-in-Chief, Pepperdine Law Review, 1974-75
David Lipscomb College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1972 B.A., Bachelor of Arts Honors: Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Nashville Bar Association, Medico-Legal Committee, 1991 – 1993 – Chairman
Nashville Bar Association, Federal Courts Committee, 1996 – Chairman
Tennessee Bar Association – Member
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Lieutenant Colonel, Civil Air Patrol-United States Air Force Auxiliary, Tennessee Wing

  • Aviation Law
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Federal Employers’ Liability Act
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability