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Jim Kay, Mediator, Nashville, Tennessee.

Jim Kay

Kay Griffin Evans, PLLC
Suite 340M, 222 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201
Tel: (615) 742-4800
Fax: (615) 742-4801
Website: www.kaygriffin.com
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced1999
  • # of MEDS (as of 24/4/24)3300
  • # of ARBS (as of 24/4/24)290
Current Practice
Online / In-Person

Biographical

Jim Kay is a Nashville native and trial lawyer who mediates or arbitrates the most difficult cases.  A veteran of over 75 jury trials to verdict, 3600 mediations and 300 cases as arbitrator, Mr. Kay is consistently chosen by counsel to assist in complex buisness, construction, real estate and personal injury cases.  Mr. Kay began mediating cases in 1998 as one of the first attorneys in Nashville to do so.  He provides reliable assistance to counsel through his personal expertise in construction and business including internal business operations.  He is generally booked 100 days in advance due to demand.


Case Experience

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Washington & Lee University J. D. 1985
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  • Auburn University B. A. 1982

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
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  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
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  • Richland Country Club - Three term President 2015 - 2018     
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  • Battle of Nashville Trust, Inc.    Director - 2005 to present; President 2007 to 2010; 2019-2021
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  • Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association, Inc.
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  • United States Golf Association
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  • Best Lawyers in America 2018-2023
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Rates Information

Standard hourly rate is $800.00 including preparation and travel time. No mininum, no cancellation fee. If you have questions please call Eleanor Williams at 615-742-4800.

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