Recognition

Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP is proud to be recognized by many of the country’s leading legal ratings services at both the firm and attorney level, as listed below.

Our attorneys also hold leadership positions in many different local and state bar organizations, and regularly donate their time to charities and non-profit organizations in our community.

Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP is honored to be included on the annual “Best Law Firms” list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm is currently recognized in Tier 1 for Insurance Law and Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in the Tri-Cities, Tennessee region.

Firm-level

Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP as a firm is AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and six individual attorneys are also AV® Rated. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards, and only ten percent of all attorneys achieve this designation.

  • William C. Argabrite
  • William C. Bovender
  • Mark S. Dessauer
  • Michael L. Forrester
  • Morris Hadden
  • Jimmie Carpenter Miller

Four attorneys at Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP are currently recognized by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the Super Lawyers research team to receive this honor.

  • Stephen M. Darden
  • Morris Hadden
  • Joseph B. Harvey
  • Jimmie Carpenter Miller

Two attorneys are Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers, which is by invitation only. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality.

  • Morris Hadden
  • Jimmie Carpenter Miller

Five attorneys at Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP are recognized by Best Lawyers™, which is based on a rigorous peer-review rating process.

  • William C. Argabrite
  • Mark S. Dessauer
  • Michael L. Forrester
  • Morris Hadden
  • Jimmie Carpenter Miller

Notes

Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are trademarks of MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands, used under license.

Best Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America® are registered trademarks of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC.