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Experienced Lawyers in Chattanooga, TN

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Samples, Jennings, Clem & Fields, PLLC.

With a proven track record of satisfied clients and a legacy of excellence in Chattanooga, Samples, Jennings, Clem & Fields strive to continue this tradition of serving Hamilton County (and surrounding area) residents with their legal needs.

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Why Choose our Legal Team?

  • More than 160 years of combined legal experience
  • Representation offered in all state and federal courts in both Tennessee and Georgia
  • Experienced and knowledgeable lawyers with expertise in a variety of fields
  • History of getting results
  • Tailored services to help meet your legal needs

Litigation Experience

Areas of Practice

Since 1988, our law firm has provided timely and high-quality services to businesses and individuals in both Tennessee and Georgia on a wide variety of legal issues—from adoption to workers’ compensation and personal injury. When you hire one of our attorneys, you hire our entire team. Our services aren’t one-size-fits-all. We tailor them to your unique situation so that our law firm is able to provide the most efficient and effective service possible to help achieve your goals.

Our Attorneys

Meet The Partners

Chris Clem

Licensed since 1993

James A. (Jim) Fields

Licensed since 1985

Darald Schaffer

Licensed since 2010

William H. Vetterick

Licensed since 2016

Nancy Cogar

Licensed since 2013

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Local Chattanooga-area Lawyers who Care

Our lawyers are experienced in a variety of legal practice areas, including adoption, automobile accidents, commercial litigation, personal injury and wrongful death, divorce, workers’ compensation, corporate law, bankruptcy and banking, and much more! Contact us today for an initial consultation. No matter what your legal need, we have an attorney who can be a part of your solution!

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