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Weldon E. Patterson - Knoxville, TN

2701 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919

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Updated: 07/17/2017

Knoxville Medical Malpractice Lawyer


Weldon E. Patterson was born in Harlan, Kentucky.He attended Tennessee Technological University (B.S., 1984), and The University of Tennessee (M.S., 1986; J.D., with Honors, 1988), and was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1989.He was an Assistant Editor for the Tennessee Law Review.He is admitted to practice before all of the state and federal courts in Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S...

About Weldon E. Patterson

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Mediation


  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Specialties and Certifications

  • Rule 31 Certified Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association (Professionalism Committee)
  • Hamilton Burnette American Inn of Court (Master of the Bench)
  • Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association
  • Board of Professional Responsibility - Supreme Court of TN (Hearing Committee Member)
  • National Transportation Safety Board Bar (Member)
  • Tennessee Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016 - Present (Vice President)


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1988
    Honors: With Honors
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1986
    M.S. with Honors
    Honors: Selected: Most Outstanding Student
    Honors: Phi Kappa Honors Society
    Honors: Pi Lambda Theta Professional Society
    Major: Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1984
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Major: Chemistry


Other Sources of Feedback About Weldon E. Patterson

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

View the profile for Weldon E. Patterson on Super Lawyers


  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell

Representative Clients

  • Regal Cinemas
  • Ray Bell Construction Company
  • Sam C. Franklin & Son Construction
  • Britton Bridge
  • Blount County, Tennessee
  • Ledic Management

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Office Information


2701 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919


  • 865-637-3385

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday



  • Evidence Workshop Handbook for General Practitioners, Professional Education Systems
    Patterson, W., Brown, G., Mathes, G., Banks, R., Gideon, C., Brothers, T., Branham, J., Swanson, C., Leibowitz, M.
  • Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 1996
    Patterson, W., Craig, J., Henry, A., O'Kane J.
  • Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Tennessee: Strategies and Preparation and Valuation, National Business Institute, 1998
    Patterson, W., Harb, A., Adams, M., Lawrence, J.
  • Trying the Soft Tissues Injury Case in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 1999
    Patterson, W., Rutherford, G., Adams, M., Oliver, E.
  • How to Successfully Make and Manage Objections at Trial in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 2000
  • Tennessee Advanced Litigation Skills for Paralegals, Half Moon, LLC, 2000
  • How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 2001
  • Winning Voir Dire Strategies in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 2002
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 2003
  • Evidence in Trial Practice, National Business Institute, 2006
  • Gaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Evidence and Expert Testimony Best Practices: Supporting Your Case, National Business Institute, 2008

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