Michael Alan Myers
Personal Injury Attorney In Knoxville
Michael Alan Myers draws on a wealth of legal and life experience to provide clients with the superlative level of representation they deserve. Mike is a 1997 honors graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law and graduated in the top 15% of his law school class. Mike has worked extensively as both lead insurance defense counsel and lead plaintiff’s counsel and has provided excellent representation for hundreds of clients. In addition to obtaining multiple settlements for clients in excess of one million dollars, he crafted the legal arguments and ideas behind one of Tennessee’s leading published court opinions on the negligence element of duty, in the case of West v. East Tennessee Pioneer Oil Company, 172 S.W.3d 545 (Tenn. 2005).
Mike has earned a number of professional accolades and recognitions for as a lawyer over the past 25 years, including the AV* Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a designation earned by only the most experienced and most highly regarded lawyers in the United States, membership as a Master of the Bench in Knoxville’s legal honorary, The Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Board Advisor for the Lawyers of Distinction, a Superb rating from AVVO, and has been named as the one of the Top 1% of Lawyers and Professionals in the United States.
Mike was born on Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio while his father was serving in the United States Air Force. He grew up in East Tennessee attending Claiborne County High School in Tazewell. Mike enjoyed playing football and baseball and remains a proud Blue Devil for life. He earned numerous scholar-athlete awards, academic scholarships, and a four-year Air Force ROTC scholarship to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Mike obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in 1986 and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. He served from 1986-1994 obtaining the rank of Captain. Mike served as a Missile Combat Crew Commander and instructor at Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, and as a course director and instructor at the Air Force Special Operations School at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Mike also had the honor of directing and teaching a command level crisis response management course in Washington DC.
While in the Air Force, he earned his master’s degree in education and counseling from South Dakota State University 1990 and attended Troy State University’s master’s degree program for business management prior to beginning law school in 1994.
Outside of the office, Mike has served on various school foundations and boards. He serves as an active member of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Delta Delta Chapter House Corporation, where he manages the Kelly-Edwards Memorial Scholarship and the Robert Lee Torchbearer Scholarship, both endowed scholarships with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. As a veteran, Mike is a proud member of the American Legion.
Mike lives in the Fountain City area of Knoxville. He has been married since 1999 to Laura, his wife and law partner. Mike and Laura have twin sons who are active Knoxville Central High School students and Bobcat Band members. He stays busy traveling with his family and doing his best to keep up with teenagers.
Mike genuinely enjoys working closely with clients and helping his clients move forward with their lives after suffering personal injuries caused by another’s negligence. If you have a car wreck, motorcycle crash, truck accident, a wrongful death claim or have been injured due to the fault of another that you would like to discuss, please contact Mike at 865-247-8255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.