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Christopher D. Owens

100 Medtech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 283-6312


Civil and Criminal Defense Attorney


  • University of Virginia Charlottesville
  • B.A. Biological Chemistry
  • University of North Dakota- Juris Doctorate


  • Tennessee State Bar - 2000
  • Virginia Commonwealth Bar 2001
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Kentucky Commonwealth Bar - 2013

Practice Group:

  • Trial Work and Litigation
  • Insurance Defense/Coverage
  • Criminal Defense - Federal and State Courts
  • Employment
  • Creditor's Rights

Practice Emphasis:

  • Civil and Criminal trial work in both Federal and State Courts of both Tennessee and Virginia


Mr. Owens is a Partner in the Firm and is engaged almost exclusively in trial work in a variety of settings, with lead-counsel experience in employment, commercial and catastrophic personal injury cases before juries in Tennessee and Virginia, federal and state courts.  While in law school, Mr. Owens was published in and acted as managing editor of the law review.  At the conclusion of his law school tenure, school faculty elected Mr. Owens to Order of the Coif, a national law school graduate designation reserved for faculty nominations among the top 5% of graduating students.  Following law school, Mr. Owens worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Glen M. Williams, Senior United States District Court Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia and subsequently joined the Firm in 2000.  Since that time, Mr. Owens has tried scores of cases to completion.  In addition to his trial work, Mr. Owens frequently speaks and writes on a variety of legal issues.

Personal Information:

Born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1967, Mr. Owens grew up in the Town of Abingdon, Virginia.  He currently resides in Bristol, Tennessee with his wife Suzie.