Jason Gichner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Nashville, TN

Morgan & Morgan
 | 810 Broadway, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-490-0944
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jason M. Gichner is an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan law firm and works out of the firm's Nashville, Tennessee, office. The head of the office's personal injury department, Mr. Gichner brings more than 15 years of experience to help his plaintiff clients recover the full amount of compensation for the injuries and losses they suffered as the result of someone else's negligence.

A veteran of more than two dozen jury trials, Mr. Gichner has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families. Of note, he recently secured a verdict of more than $13.5 million against a major tobacco manufacturer for the surviving family of a man who died as the result of smoking cigarettes. He has also recovered numerous six- and seven-figure awards for personal injury victims as well as for victims of unlawful employment practices, such as racial discrimination.

In all cases, Mr. Gichner delivers highly personalized counsel and support to those he serves, and he has earned a reputation for aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes possible for his clients, both inside and outside the courtroom. A former public defender, Mr. Gichner is very comfortable in court, and he excels at fighting hard to protect his clients' rights and interests throughout all stages of the legal process.

A 1999 graduate of Colgate University, Mr. Gichner attended Vanderbilt University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2002. While in law school, he was an active member of the Moot Court Board as well as the school's Journal of Transnational Law. Recognized for his exceptional achievements, he received the Outstanding Oralist of the Year Award and the Clinical Legal Student of the Year Award.

Since entering private practice, Mr. Gichner has continued to establish himself as a leader in his field. He has served on the adjunct legal faculty at Vanderbilt University Law School for several years, first as a professor of clinical studies and currently as a professor of trial advocacy. He also serves as associate editor for the Tennessee Tort law letter, and he has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of topics.

Mr. Gichner is also very active in his legal community, and he is a member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court and a fellow of the Nashville Bar Association. He has also earned accolades for his selfless contributions to others through his service with the counsel for the Tennessee State Task Force on Indigent Representation and other pro bono efforts.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

General Litigation (40%)

State, Local & Municipal (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019

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About Jason Gichner

Admitted: 2002, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/jason-m-gichner/

Honors/Awards:

  • Named to the annual list of Super Lawyers for the Mid-South
  • Clinical Legal Student of the Year Award, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Fellow of the Nashville Bar Association
  • Moot Court Board, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Outstanding Oralist of the Year Award, Vanderbilt University Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Professor of Clinical Studies at Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Associate Editor of The Tennessee Tort Letter
  • Journal of Transnational Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Vanderbilt University Law School

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Thomas v. Marshall County School System, 2017
  • Bates v. Harbour, 2019
  • Margaret Brown, etc. v. R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al., 2018

Educational Background:

  • Colgate University, B.A.
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Office Location for Jason Gichner

810 Broadway
Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: 615-490-0944

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Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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