The Hamilton Firm
Chattanooga, TN (May 2018-Present)
See profile published in Hamilton County Herald.
Law Office of Morgan Adams / Truck Wreck Justice, PLLC
Chattanooga, TN (October 2008 – May 2018)
During his approximately 10 year tenure with Morgan Adams, Mr. Chandler devoted 100% of his practice to representing Plaintiffs in cases filed in State and Federal Courts throughout the State of Tennessee. He primarily handled tractor-trailer wreck cases involving catastrophic injury or death.
Chattanooga, Tennessee (January 2001 – October 2008)
Along with his wife, Pamela O’Dwyer, Mr. Chandler handled numerous railroad grade crossing cases in State and Federal Courts throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Ms. O’Dwyer and Mr. Chandler obtained several jury verdicts and settlements in excess of $1.0 million, including a $1.4 Million jury verdict in the case of Shanklin v. Norfolk Southern Ry. Co. 369 F3d 978 (6th Cir. 2004).
Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, Memphis, Tennessee
Partner (September 1984 – January 2001)
Associate (September 1978 – August 1984)
After graduating from law school, Mr. Chandler was employed at the Memphis firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC where he handled a wide variety of cases both for Defendants and for Plaintiffs. While he was still an associate, Mr. Chandler assumed primary responsibility for representing Illinois Central Railroad Company and Southern Pacific Railroad in grade crossing and FELA cases. During his tenure at Burch Porter, he also handled numerous Plaintiff cases, including a § 1983 Civil Rights case, wherein he obtained a $1.5 Million verdict for the parents of a young Sheriff’s Deputy who was recklessly shot and killed by his partner. See Carr v. Hicks, Case No. 2:89-cv-03090, U.S. Dist. Ct. Western District of Tennessee.