7 Miller & Martin Attorneys Named “Lawyer Of The Year” By Best Lawyers in America, 2013 Edition

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named six Miller & Martin PLLC lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” in their particular fields of practice. They are:

John R. Bode - Chattanooga Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year."
Roger W. Dickson - Chattanooga Mediation "Lawyer of the Year."
Gary D. Gerbitz - Chattanooga Criminal Defense: White-Collar "Lawyer of the Year."
James M. Haley IV - Chattanooga Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year.

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Ansley T. Moses - Chattanooga Tax Law "Lawyer of the Year."
Ward W. Nelson - Chattanooga Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year."
W. Randall Wilson - Chattanooga Litigation - Construction "Lawyer of the Year."


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