Duncan, Hatcher, Hixson & Fleenor Announces Newest Attorney

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Local attorney George G. Hixson joined the law firm of Duncan, Hatcher, Hixson & Fleenor, P.C., after working as counsel for several years with a local developer. Mr. Hixson is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and has been practicing in Chattanooga for 22 years. He is a graduate of the Baylor School, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he was Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board and was the Advance Moot Court Winner of 1990.  He practiced as a Certified Public Accountant before attending law school.

Mr. Hixson focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, retail and residential real estate, acquisitions, financing, development and construction, leasing and sales, general business law, and estate planning.

He is a member of both the Tennessee Bar Association and the Chattanooga Bar Association. Mr. Hixson is also professionally affiliated with the International Council of Shopping Centers. He lives in North Chattanooga and is an active member of the St. Elmo United Methodist Church.

Principals in the firm are B. Paul Hatcher, Everett L. (“Bo”) Hixson, Jr., and Phillip E. Fleenor.

Mr. Fleenor said “George adds greatly to our firm in that he will be instrumental in expanding our estate planning and elder law practice, and he significantly strengthens our existing real estate, leasing and transactional practice areas. George expands the expertise and services that we can extend to our clients, and we are very excited to have him with us.”


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