Andrew J. Godbold Joins Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan

Friday, November 09, 2012
Andrew J. Godbold joins Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan's Chattanooga office.
Andrew J. Godbold joins Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan's Chattanooga office.
Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC announced that attorney Andrew J. Godbold has joined the Chattanooga office.

Mr. Godbold graduated from University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a B.S., magna cum laude in 2008, and then went on to receive his Juris Doctor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2012. At law school, Mr. Godbold was the Mock Trial Champion and Served as a Bar Governor for the Student Bar Association.  He also served as the Vice-President of the student chapter of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. 

He is currently a member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Godbold is a Chattanooga native and a 2004 graduate of Baylor School. He is an avid aviator, having obtained his private pilot license at the age of 17.  Today, he holds a commercial pilot license, instrument rating, and flight instructor certificate. 

Mr. Godbold will practice primarily general civil litigation. Leitner, Williams, Dooley and Napolitan, also welcomed new attorneys Leighann D. Ness and N. Adam Dietrich, II in their Nashville office, and Jonathan T. Mosley in their Memphis office. 


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