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John Meadows

"I take pride in helping people in Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, and surrounding areas with issues related to family law, criminal defense, business and probate litigation, and personal injury." 

John L. Meadows

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  • Martindale Hubbell - Distinguished Peer Rating
  • National Institute of Trial    Advocacy - Graduate of the Jury Trial Skills Program
  • American Trial Lawyers - Graduate  of the Direct Examination College


  • ​vanderbilt University, bachelors of arts - 1991
  • ​claremont graduate university, masters - 1994
  • ​university of memphis, cecil c. humpreys school of law, juris doctor, 1998

John Meadows is a trial lawyer focusing on criminal defense, family law, personal injury, and probate disputes.

John graduated with honors from the University of Memphis School of Law. While in law school, he was a justice on the Moot Court Board and received the highest-grade award in jurisprudence, fair employment practices, and administrative law. After receiving his law license, John practiced law in Memphis before returning home to Middle Tennessee.

In 2002, John began practicing in Lebanon, Tennessee. He served as Special Assistant Public Defender for approximately two years handling numerous criminal matters. Additionally, he has presided as special judge for Wilson County General Sessions and Juvenile Courts as well as presided over the Wilson County Teen Court. 

To further his expertise as a trial attorney, John attended the American Trial Lawyers Direct Examination College and successfully completed the prestigious two week intensive jury trial skills program at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in Colorado.  

Community Activities

  • ​Tennessee Citizen Action - ​                   PAST Board Member
  • Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students (SCALES) Project - Classroom Liaison

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John Meadows

trial lawyer - Lebanon, Tennessee

john meadows, trial lawyer

115 East Main Street, Suite A1, Lebanon, TN 37087