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The attorneys of Joyce, Meredith, Flitcroft, and Normand's litigation group share a reputation for excellence, which began over 50 years ago with the founding of the firm by the Honorable Frank Wilson, Federal Bench for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Our litigation attorneys have appeared and are admitted in the federal courts of Tennessee, and the state courts of Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky.

W. Clark Meredith:  born in Alcoa, Tennessee on March 6, 1942.  He was admitted to the Georgia bar in 1966 and the Tennessee bar in 1967; and is currently a member of  the Anderson County (President, 1970) and the Tennessee Bar Associations as well as the State Bar of Georgia.  Mr. Meredith was educated at both the University of Tennessee and Emory University; where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta.  Mr. Meredith served as an Oak Ridge Charter Commissioner in 1974.  Mr. Meredith has been an active litigator for 32 years and holds membership in the TTLA and the association of TL of A.  He is also the Managing Partner of Joyce, Meredith, Flitcroft, and Normand, and senior trial attorney.

Practice Areas:
  Trial Practice; General Litigation; Personal Injury Law; Workers Compensation Law, Child Support Privatization.

James T. Normand:  born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on March 21, 1962.  He was admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1987; and is currently a member of the Anderson County, Tennessee and American Bar Associations, Tennessee Trial lawyers Associations and The Association of Trial lawyers of America and formerly a member of the National Association of Accountants.  Mr. Normand served as President of the Anderson County Bar Association from 1998-1999. He graduated from East Tennessee State University Cum Laude, in 1984 and the University of Tennessee, College of Law in 1987. He was a member of Gamma Beta Phi Legal Honor Society and Phi Alpha Delta. As well as making contributions to the legal society, Mr Normand is Officer and Board Member of the Boys Club of Oak Ridge. Mr. Normand is also active in the American Heart Association, the Rotary Club, the University of Tennessee National Alumni Association, and several other organizations.

Practice Areas:  Complex Commercial & Residential Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate Administration, Personal Injury, Corporation Law, General Litigation, Worker's Compensation Law, Child Support Enforcement.

John E, McDonald:   born in Knoxville, Tennessee on February 2, 1950. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with Honors in 1972 from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Mr. McDonald also received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law and was admitted to practice law in 1976. He retired from the United States Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. LTC McDonald served for 27 years in the 489th Civil Affairs Battalion and acted as Legal Officer of the 489th for more than a dozen years. He is a veteran of Desert Storm. Mr. McDonald served as a clerk to United States District Court Judge James H. Jarvis. He has also acted as Secretary of the Blount County Bar Association and has been the Blount County Chairman of the March of Dimes.

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Practice Areas:  General Litigation, including Personal Injury matters, Representation of Creditors in Bankruptcy proceedings, Estate matters, Structured Settlement transfers, Insurance Defense of Tort Claims, and Child Support Enforcement.

David L. Flitcroft:  born in Grants Pass, Oregon, August 4, 1948.  Mr. Flitcroft was admitted to the Tennessee bar in1978 and is a member of the Anderson County (President, 1992-1993) and Tennessee Bar Associations.  Mr. Flitcroft was educated at Southern Oregon College, The University of Oregon, and The University of Tennessee.  Mr. Flitcroft CoAuthored the books "Real Estate Matters" and "Real Estate Matters Revisited."  He has also authored a series of newspaper articles.  Mr. Flitcroft has been the recipient of the Daniel Hanley Testerman Scholarship, Centurion Award,
and the American Jurisprudence Award.

Practice Areas:
  Real Estate Law, Banking Law, Foreclosures, Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

Pamela P. Gibson:
  Ms. Gibson joined the firm in 2003 as an associate in the firm's property practice group. Ms. Gibson received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland. She also received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University Of Maryland, where she was the recipient of the Deans Award for Contracts, Best In Class. Her practice includes handling residential and commercial property transactions for individuals and lending institutions. Prior to joining the firm Ms. Gibson served with distinction in the United States Air Force. Ms. Gibson is a member of the Anderson County and Tennessee Bar Associations.

Practice Areas:
  Real Estate Law, Foreclosures, Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

LuAnn A. Hileman:   a. LuAnn joined the firm as an Associate in 2013. She was a member of the inaugural class at Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan School of Law in Knoxville. During her law school career, LuAnn served on LMU-DSOL's Moot Court Board, Law Review, and Student Bar Association. LuAnn received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award® (top in her class) in Secured Transactions, Immigration Law, Advanced Legal Drafting, and Lawyering Skills III (Appellate Writing and Oral Advocacy), and she earned the Runner-Up Petitioner's Brief Award at the 2012 National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. LuAnn was also recognized nationally by Equal Justice Works' of Washington, D.C. as their 2012 Summer Corp Standout for the legal work she did with the intellectually disabled population in the Oak Ridge area. LuAnn is an active volunteer in the Anderson County foster children's Christmas party each year, and she also supports the Oliver Springs Angel Tree Ministry, local Relay for Life events, and World Vision International. When not at work, LuAnn enjoys attending sporting events, being on the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

Practice Areas:  General Litigation, Collections, Banking Law, Estate Planning and Administraion and Real Estate Transactions.






The firm is rated AV by Martindale-Hubble and is listed in the Bar Registry of Select Law Firms in the Country.

Certifications of Specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in all areas of practice relating to or included in the areas of Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law and  Estate Planning.  Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization.


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