William Colvin

William G. Colvin

Construction Accident Lawyer | Serving Chattanooga, TN

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801 Broad St. Suite 428
Chattanooga, TN 37401

Steering Your Case, Navigating Your Future

When it comes to law, regardless of the case, the relationship you have with your lawyer is critical. You deserve a lawyer you can sit with and talk to, not someone in a distant state. Whether it be a personal injury case that involves the failure of medical devices or drugs, or a construction dispute with project gone wrong, these matters are personal to you.

They aren't simply about money, they are about you: your health is essential to your overall well-being and a construction project is very personal. Building lasting relationships with our clients is something we don't take for granted. The hospitality we find in our southern culture is just as vital in our practice. We care about our clients for the long run.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Construction Litigation 
  • Plaintiff Mass Tort/Drug & Medical Devices 

Our goal is always to achieve the best possible results. As a local Tennessee law firm, our attorney has worked on mass tort lawsuits that span across the country. As such, he has developed professional relationships that offer him unique access to where, and how, cases are being won across the country — and he brings that knowledge back home for you.

Call William G. Colvin today at 423-265-8804 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney William G. Colvin

Bar Admissions:

  • Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2007
  • Federal Claims Court, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. cum laude - 1979
    • Law Journal: American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Articles Editor
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. - 1973

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Forum of the Construction Industry, Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2016 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, President, 2017
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2014 - 2017
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Chair, 2015 - 2016
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Secretary, 2016
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Treasurer, 2015
  • Chattanooga Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2013 - Present
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Memorial Committee, Member, 1994 - 1998
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Medical – Legal Committee, Chair, 1988 - 1989
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Founding Member
  • Ray L. Brock & Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court, Founding Member
  • Ray L. Brock & Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court, Master, President, 2004 - 2005
  • Ray L. Brock & Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court, Vice President, 2003 - 2004
  • Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 1993, 1995 – 1996
  • Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee, Inc., Board Member, 1999 - 2008

Honors and Awards:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyer, Plaintiff Personal Injury, 2013 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America for Litigation - Construction, 2017, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Insurance, 2018
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Charter Fellow
  • Martindale–Hubbell Law Directory: AV Preeminent Rating

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