William G. Colvin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chattanooga, TN

William G. Colvin, PLLC
 | 801 Broad Street, Suite 428
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 423-551-9750
Fax: 423-267-5915
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

From his Chattanooga, Tennessee, law firm, William G. Colvin, PLLC, attorney William G. Colvin focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death claims, mass torts, class actions and multidistrict litigation involving defective medical devices, pharmaceutical errors, construction defects, insurance coverage disputes and other tortious claims. An award-winning attorney, Mr. Colvin has practiced law since 1979.

During that time, Mr. Colvin has helped thousands of clients obtain justice for the injuries and losses they suffered due to another party's negligence, and over the course of his career, he has secured over $150 million in settlements and awards for those he serves. Widely regarded as one of the top personal injury attorneys in the Mid-South region, Mr. Colvin holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

A 1973 graduate of Vanderbilt University, Mr. Colvin attended Samford University Cumberland School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1979. That same year, the Tennessee Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Tennessee, as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also serves as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator.

Highly knowledgeable and well-versed in his practice areas, Mr. Colvin has served as adjunct professor for The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he taught classes involving construction law, and he has published numerous articles and conducted lectures throughout Tennessee and the country on a variety of legal topics.

Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Colvin is active in many professional legal organizations, particularly the Chattanooga Bar Association, where he served as chair of the medical legal committee and was a member of the memorial committee. He is also a member of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Tennessee Bar Association, and he once served as president and vice president for The Justices Ray L. Brock Jr. Robert E. Cooper American Inn of Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Defects


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

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About William Colvin

Admitted: 1979, Tennessee


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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1980

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, 1973
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Office Location for William G. Colvin

801 Broad Street
Suite 428
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone: 423-551-9750

Fax: 423-267-5915

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Last Updated: 8/7/2019

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