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James A. Beakes III - Nashville, TN

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place150 3rd Avenue SouthSuite 1600 Nashville, TN 37201

Updated: 07/20/2012

Nashville Appellate and Written Advocacy Lawyer


James Beakes is a member of the firm's general litigation team. Mr. Beakes represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters including personal injury, products liability, transportation, medical malpractice, and pharmaceuticals and medical devices cases. Before joining Miller & Martin, Mr. Beakes worked for a large Atlanta law firm, where he focused his practice on the defense of corporations in complex products liability and personal injury matters.

About James A. Beakes III

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Appellate and Written Advocacy
  • Drug and Device Litigation
  • Tort, Transportation & Specialized Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2002
  • Tennessee

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Georgia

Classes and Seminars

  • Recent Developments Regarding the Discovery of Electronic Media
  • New Tennessee E-Discovery Rules, Tennessee Credit Union League Compliance Conference, June, - 2009


  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, 2002
    Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    Law Review: Vanderbilt Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Duke University, 1997


Published Works

  • "The Application of Conflict of Laws to Evidentiary Privileges", videntiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel, DRI, 2008
  • "Electronic Discovery And The Emergence Of The Independent Tort Of Spoliation", Whisper the DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, January, 2008

Office Information


The Pinnacle at Symphony Place150 3rd Avenue SouthSuite 1600 Nashville, TN 37201


  • (615) 651-6701

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