Herbert Thornbury

Herbert Thornbury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chattanooga, TN

Attorney at Law
 | 633 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Chattanooga, TN 37450
Phone: 423-756-2221
Fax: 423-265-4220
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015, 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%)
Attorney Profile

Herbert Thornbury is an "AV" rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, the major peer reviewed organization for rating lawyers which is the highest rating an attorney can achieve. He is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and Civil Pretrial Practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The Tennessee Supreme Court has appointed him for two terms as a Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility. Thornbury is currently the Municipal Juge for the Town of Walden and has been  since 1990.  Thornbury is a Vietnam Veteran where he seved as a Medical Platoon leader with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade and received the Bronze Star Medal on three occassions and was a Captain in the USAR. Thornbury has taught other lawyers at legal seminars about civil law practice, subrogation, and workers compensation. He has represented thousands of claimants in personal injury cases.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center.  

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About Herbert Thornbury

Admitted: 1973, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.thornburylaw.com/thornbury-bio.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • I am Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBOTA)  as a Civil Trial Specialist (1995) and Civil Pretrial Practice (2012)  I have an "AV"  rating from Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest rating given. I have been a frequent lecturer on civil trial practice and worker' compensation for many years., 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • I have been on the Board of Governers for the Tennessee Trial Lawyers for 17 years. I am past president of the Chattanooga Trial Lawyers ad have been on its Board of Governoer for over 20 years.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Advisory Board Member of the Medal of Honor Museum

    , 2017

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • I am the part time Municipal Judge in the Town of Walden, Tennessee for the past 29 years. , 1990

Educational Background:

  • University of Tennessee, JD

    , 1973
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Office Location for Herbert Thornbury

633 Chestnut Street
Suite 900
Chattanooga, TN 37450

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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