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Jerry O. Potter, Mediator, Memphis, Tennessee.

Jerry O. Potter

Harris Shelton
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN, 38119
Tel: (901) 525-1455
Cell: 901-598-0826
Fax: (901) 526-4084
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
  • Practice Commenced: 1997
  • Total Mediations (as of Sep 2019): 1800
Practice Percentages
  • MIDDLE REGION
  • WESTERN REGION

Biographical

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.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 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 Information

$350 per hour.

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