D. Russell Thomas, Esq.

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Title: Owner/President
Company:  The Thomas Law Firm
Location:  Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

Russell Thomas, Esq., owner and president at The Thomas Law Firm, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in personal injury law.

When reflecting on his career over the last 42 years, Mr. Thomas emphasizes the important role that persistence has played in his accomplishments. As an attorney who works on personal injury cases, he often finds creative solves to ensure that his clients can receive the best possible outcome for their case. “At the end of the day, all that matters to me is that the client is happy with the results, which includes peace of mind after a traumatic event,” he says, adding that this line of work is equal parts enduring and gratifying. Mr. Thomas is motivated most by his clients; each day his only goal is to help others. Today, he leads a team in private practice in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Thomas Law Firm focuses on providing legal services for matters of personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and long-term disability. The team also offers some commercial litigation for special cases.

Mr. Thomas entered his profession because of a desire to help others in an area of law that he believed to be an uneven playing field at the time. He established his career in 1977 after completing his education. Mr. Thomas earned a Bachelor of Science from Middle Tennessee State University in 1974 and a JD from Memphis State University in 1977. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the eastern and middle districts of Tennessee. Early on, Mr. Thomas worked on many worker’s compensation cases, which laid the foundation for a successful career in the personal injury space.

To share his expertise with other industry professionals, Mr. Thomas has been a guest lecturer for the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association since 1992. In addition, he has contributed articles to many industry publications. Notably, he authored “Automobile Liability in Tennessee,” which was published in Trial Magazine. For his professional excellence, Mr. Thomas has regularly received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer-review rating that can be achieved. In looking ahead to the future, Mr. Thomas plans to continue providing top services in the legal field. In fact, he has no plans to ever retire and hopes to work for as long as possible.

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