Attorney Justin B. Faith Elected Member At Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott And Cannon, PLLC

Monday, January 7, 2019
Chattanooga law firm, Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC announces that Justin B. Faith became a member effective Jan. 1.  
 
Mr. Faith practices primarily in the areas of civil business litigation and estate administration.  He has experience representing both businesses and individuals in commercial litigation and business disputes, construction matters, employment law, municipality issues, trust and estate litigation, conservatorships, personal injury cases and various other types of legal matters in state and federal courts.  
 
Mr. Faith received his law degree from the University of Tennessee with high honors, magna cum laude, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville, magna cum laude.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr.
Faith served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable W. Frank Brown, III (retired) and the Honorable Jeffrey M. Atherton, of the Hamilton County Chancery Court.
 
Since entering private practice, Mr. Faith has been involved with the Chattanooga and Tennessee Bar Associations and in related community service and pro bono events.  He serves on the executive committee of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division as the group’s treasurer.  He is a 2018 graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law (TBALL) program, and he was selected as the 2018 recipient of the TBA YLD’s President’s Special Recognition Award.
 
Mr. Faith and his wife, attorney Brittany Thomas Faith, reside in Chattanooga with their infant son, Bennett.
 
Mr. Faith can be reached at 423-756-5171 or by email at jfaith@gearhiserpeters.com.

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