Attorney Barret Albritton Named Young Lawyer Of Year By Chattanooga Bar Association

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Barret S. Albritton
Barret S. Albritton

Leitner, Williams, Dooley and Napolitan, PLLC announced that attorney Barret S. Albritton was named Young Attorney of the Year by the Chattanooga Bar Association. This annual award is given to an outstanding young attorney in Chattanooga who has shown exemplary service and commitment to the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association and to the community.

Mr. Albritton graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with his B.S. (cum laude) in 2000, and went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Mercer University School of Law in 2003. His community involvement includes Leadership Chattanooga, class of 2012, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Young Lawyers Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association, past president. He is a member of the Tennessee, Chattanooga, American and Federal Bar Associations, as well as the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Mr. Albritton’s practice focuses primarily in the realm of insurance defense litigation, which has allowed him to provide service to a wide range of clients and allowed him to gain litigation experience in the areas of Construction litigation; Products liability; Tort liability (trucking/automobile negligence, premises liability, railroad); Workers' Compensation; and Subrogation.



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