King & Thompson

 j. neil thompson

Mr. Thompson is a partner at King & Thompson. Mr. Thompson and Mr. King have been practicing together since 2010. He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 2008 from the Nashville School of Law, and has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He was admitted to practice law in Tennessee by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2008. and the United States District Court of Tennessee (Western District) in 2011.

​Mr. Thompson focuses on representing individuals in criminal matters including DUIs and all other misdemeanors and felonies, and in the area of domestic relations, including divorce, child custody, child dependency and neglect, and child support. He has trial experience ranging from misdemeanor driving offenses to First Degree Murder charges.  He also represents individuals and businesses in other areas of the law including general civil litigation, property disputes, business organization and wills.

Mr. Thompson was a 2013 member of the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers and Top 40 under 40. Mr. Thompson is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Association For Criminal Defense Lawyers, Carroll County Bar Association and Henry County Bar Association.

Areas of practice:
Criminal Defense
Divorce and Child Custody
Juvenile Court Matters
General Civil Litigation
​Personal Injury
Wills

​Certifications of Specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in certain areas of practice including Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Family Law. Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization.
Mr. King is a partner at King & Thompson and has been practicing law in the same office since receiving his Doctorate of Jurisprudence, with honors, in 2000 from Mississippi College School of Law. Mr. King has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with honors, from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Mr. King was admitted to practice law by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000 and the United States District Court of Tennessee (Western District) in 2001. 

​Mr. King focuses on representing individuals in the areas of personal injury litigation, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, and social security disability. Mr. King also serves as general counsel for several public entities including municipalities, public utilities, housing authorities, and school districts. In 2010, Mr. King was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Board of Professional Responsibility. In 2014, Mr. King was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court as Chairman of the Board.

Mr. King was named 2009 and 2012 Readers’ Choice Best Attorney by the Carroll County News Leader. ​Mr. King is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Association of School Board Attorneys, Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association, Carroll County Bar Association, Henry County Bar Association, and Jackson-Madison County Bar Association.

Areas of practice:
Personal Injury
​Wrongful Death
​Automobile Accidents
Workers’ Compensation
Social Security Disability
Wills & Estates

​Certifications of Specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in certain areas of practice including Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Family Law. Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization.

mICHAEL U. KING