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Member Profile: Jerry O. Potter

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Harris Shelton
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119
Email: Click for email

Tel: (901) 525-1455
Fax: (901) 526-4084

TN Chapter:

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; ADR Training/CME


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Calendar Last Updated: 16 Nov 18
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Jerry O. Potter has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Jerry O. Potter is a certified civil trial specialist who has practiced in Memphis and West Tennessee since 1976. He has extensive experience in medical and other types of professional malpractice claims, construction disputes, nursing home litigation, product liabillity cases, premises liability cases, worker's compensation claims, automobile and trucking accident cases, libel and slander suits, and insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Potter has been a Rule 31 Listed mediator since 1997. He has mediated over 400 matters involving a board range of civil cases.


  • B.S. (With High Honors) University of Tennessee at Martin, 1973
  • J.D., University of Memphis, 1975

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Memphis Bar Association (1981 - Director of Young Lawyers, 1981 - Director of Senior Bar, 1982 - Secretary of Young Lawyers);
  • Tennessee Bar Association;
  • American Bar Association;
  • Defense Research Institute;
  • Tennessee Historical Commission Award, 1973
  • Civil Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Approved Mediator
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee Court-Appointed Mediation Panel
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (2005)
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation


$350 per hour.


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Jerry O. Potter is a member of our TN chapter, Tennessee Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of preeminent neutrals. The TAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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