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Nichol & Associates, Attorneys at Law has been helping people in Knoxville and throughout Tennessee for over 40 years. We are committed to being positive, caring guides to help people overcome challenging legal matters and reach positive outcomes.
Experienced Negotiators and Trial Lawyers
The attorney you choose will play a large role in the outcome of your case, so you need diligent lawyers. The attorneys at our law firm are experienced negotiators and aggressive litigators with a record of success – in and out of the courtroom.

Each of our lawyers has a unique area of concentration and focus. Attorney Doug Nichol has represented the rights of the injured and disabled since 1976. In addition to his experience in auto accident cases and other general personal injury matters, Mr. Nichol is known for quality representation in asbestos disease cases. Doctors, union members, and attorneys often refer complex asbestos cases to Mr. Nichol, who has received the AV rating* under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system.

Attorney Harold Wimberly has considerable experience in the areas of wills, probate and Social Security Disability law, and Attorney Sam Smith heads our criminal defense practice. Mr. Smith has more than 25 years of legal experience.

To discover more about the qualifications of our firm’s lawyers, please review the links below.

We are committed to being positive, caring guides to help people overcome challenging legal matters and reach positive outcomes.

We have the legal and expert witness resources needed to hold corporations, medical professionals, manufacturers and insurance companies accountable. Through the assistance of local counsel, we have handled personal injury litigation, not just in Tennessee, but also in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Indiana, and other states.

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If you need to speak to a lawyer about an important legal matter, we encourage you to schedule a free consultation at our law office in Knoxville, Tennessee. To contact our law firm, call, or contact us by email.

Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell®'s Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.