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Jerry O. Potter
Harris Shelton
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

Tel: (901) 525-1455
Fax: (901) 526-4084

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Calendar Last Updated: 9 Nov 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
Jerry Potter's scheduling staff
(Shawna Burk,


ADR Services:
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Serving the following Divisions and Counties:

Western Region:
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, Weakley
Middle Region:
Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, Williamson

[ Click for Map of Tennessee Counties ]

Jerry O. Potter has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Jerry O. Potter is a certified civil trial specialist who has practiced in Memphis and West Tennessee since 1976. He has extensive experience in medical and other types of professional malpractice claims, construction disputes, nursing home litigation, product liabillity cases, premises liability cases, worker's compensation claims, automobile and trucking accident cases, libel and slander suits, and insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Potter has been a Rule 31 Listed mediator since 1997. He has mediated over 400 matters involving a board range of civil cases.

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  • B.S. (With High Honors) University of Tennessee at Martin, 1973
  • J.D., University of Memphis, 1975

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Memphis Bar Association (1981 - Director of Young Lawyers, 1981 - Director of Senior Bar, 1982 - Secretary of Young Lawyers);
  • Tennessee Bar Association;
  • American Bar Association;
  • Defense Research Institute;
  • Tennessee Historical Commission Award, 1973
  • Civil Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Approved Mediator
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee Court-Appointed Mediation Panel
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (2005)
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation


Rates: $350 per hour.
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Cancellation Policy: None
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