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Thomas H. Dickenson - Knoxville, TN

617 W. Main Street Knoxville, TN 37902

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Updated: 06/28/2021

Knoxville Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights Lawyer


Thomas H. Dickenson completed his legal education at the University of Tennessee in 1979. He is a past president of Knoxville Barristers, and has held offices in the Tennessee and the Knoxville Bar Associations. From 1994 through 2006, he served as an assistant bar examiner for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners. He was on the panel of bankruptcy trustees for the Eastern District of Tennessee from 1982 to 1996...

About Thomas H. Dickenson

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Corporate/Financial Institution/Business Practice
  • Real Estate Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1992

Other Affiliations

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section (Co-Chair)


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1979
  • Carson-Newman College, 1976

Classes and Seminars

  • “Mortgage Issues/Consumer Creditor Practice Issues,” Mid-South Commercial Law Institute 2014 Seminar Program. Nashville, TN, December 2014
  • “Selected Regulatory, Statutory and Case Law Impacting Mortgages & Foreclosures,” Knoxville Bar Association, July 2015


Other Sources of Feedback About Thomas H. Dickenson

Included on the 2022 Mid-South list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Thomas H. Dickenson on Super Lawyers


  • Listed as one of Best 150 Lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine, January 2004 and 2006
  • Selected as Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Knoxville, CityView magazine, August 2007
  • DICTA Award by Knoxville Bar Association in 2005 for series of articles on amendments to the Bankruptcy Code
  • Listed in 2010 edition of Super Lawyers for bankruptcy practice
  • Listed among Cityview 2012-13 Top Knoxville Attorneys - Banking Law, Bankruptcy-Creditor, Bankruptcy-Debtor, Business/Commercial Law, Collections/Foreclosure
  • Selected for inclusion in 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Listed in 2013 Super Lawyers Edition, Business & Transactions - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Cityview 2013 Top Knoxville Attorney - Banking Law; Bankruptcy-Creditor; Bankruptcy-Debtor; Business Litigation; Business/Commercial Law; Collections/Foreclosure; Contract Law; Corporate Law; Federal Court Practice; Real Estate Finance & Development
  • Selected for inclusion in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Cityview 2014 Top Knoxville Attorney - Collections/Foreclosure, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy-Creditor, Banking Law, Bankruptcy-Debtor
  • Cityview 2015 Top Knoxville Attorney – Contract Law, Collections/Foreclosures, Banking Law, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy – Debtor, Bankruptcy – Creditor
  • Selected for inclusion in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy: Business
  • Cityview 2016 Top Knoxville Attorney - Contract Law, Real Estate Finance & Development, Business/Commercial Law, Bankruptcy - Creditor, Collections/Foreclosures, Banking Law, Bankruptcy - Debtor
  • Selected for inclusion in 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy: Business
  • Best Lawyers in America 2017 - Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Cityview 2017 Top Knoxville Attorney - Banking Law, Bankruptcy-Creditor, Bankruptcy-Debtor, Collection/Foreclosures
  • Selected for inclusion in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy: Business
  • Best Lawyers in America 2018 - Litigation-Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law
  • Cityview 2018 Top Knoxville Attorney - Bankruptcy-Creditor, Bankruptcy-Debtor, Collection/Foreclosures
  • Best Lawyer in America 2018 - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Best Lawyers in America 2019 - Litigation-Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law

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617 W. Main Street Knoxville, TN 37902


  • 865-292-2321

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