Leslie Tentler Ridings

1212 North Eastman Road

Kingsport, TN 37664

Phone: (423) 378-8828


Practice Emphasis:

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Health Care Litigation Defense
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation


  • B.B.A., East Tennessee State University (1985) (Magna Cum Laude)
  • J.D., University of Tennessee (1998)


Leslie Ridings is a partner in the firm’s Civil Litigation practice. Her practice includes providing coverage opinions to insurance carriers and working closely with carriers to advise them on matters involving fraud and arson investigations. Her personal injury cases involve automobile and casualty defense, and health care liability. Ms. Ridings also litigates and tries cases involving arson, fraud, and contractual liability in both state and federal courts.

Awards, Recognition, Achievements:

  • DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional & Civic Involvement:

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, member
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, member
  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, assistant examiner


  • Tennessee, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1999
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2014

Leslie Ridings

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