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Justin G. Woodward (Of Counsel Attorney)

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Personal Information

State: Georgia,Tennessee

Offer initial Free counsultation: No

Practice Areas: Consumer Bankruptcy

Bar Admission: 26709

Court Admission: Admitted in Eastern District of Tennessee, Northern District of Georgia

Contact Information

Address: 801, Broad St., Suite 428, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 800-530-OVLG

Professional Experience

Law Office of J.G. Woodward, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Of Counsel, Cavett & Abbott, PLLC, 2013-Present
Managing Partner, 2007-Present
Principal in general services law firm. Practiced in the
consumer bankruptcy, personal injury, probate, juvenile,
domestic relations, and criminal defense fields.
Of counsel in real estate, mass tort, and construction litigation firm.
Litigated massive environmental tort class action
associated with TVA coal ash spill in Roane County,Tennessee.
Actively practice in Georgia and Tennessee to generally include a seven county area.
Represented individuals in the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Admitted to practice in every state court in Tennessee,
the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee,
the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, every
Superior Court in the State of Georgia, the Court of
Appeals for the State of Georgia, the Supreme Court of
the State of Georgia, and the United States District Court of the Northern District of Georgia.

11th Judicial District Criminal Court, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Law Clerk, Summer 2005
Law Clerk for three divisions of criminal court. Drafted
orders on motions to suppress, motions in limine,
and post conviction petitions. Worked closely with judges in
advising them on pertinent legal issues and drafted memorandums in accordance with such.

Tennessee Army National Guard, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Captain, 1997-Present
Serve as battalion staff officer in 1-181th Field Artillery
headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Deployed in
support of Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2012 until March 2013.
Served as the Master Trainer for foreign
militaries as part of the Military Assistance Program in
preparation and execution of coalition force deployments
to Afghanistan. Trained multiple Jordanian task forces in
preparation for combat tours in Logar Province, Afghanistan. Upon completion of the training,
deployed with Jordanian forces to Afghanistan and served as the Military Transition Team Officer in Charge.

Beverly Healthcare, Glen Allen, Virginia
Social Worker, 2001-2004
Advised and aided families in applying for and receiving benefits of the
Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs.
Provided emotional counseling to families and long term care residents transitioning into a nursing home setting.
Created plans of care for individuals.

Involvement  Kiwanis, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Member, 2007-2011
Active member of local Kiwanis chapter. Serve on the boys
and girls club committee.

Young Professional Assoc. of Chattanooga,
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Board Member, 2007-2010
Served as community service chair and community liaison
chair for the past two years on the board of directors.
The core mission of the organization is to infuse young professionals civically, socially, and politically into the local community.

Brock-Cooper American Inn of Court, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Associate, 2010 – Present
Member of local chapter of the Brock-Cooper American Inn of Court.
Nominated and selected by fellow bar members.


Education Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia
J.D., 2007
Graduated Cum Laude, Class Rank 8th
Honors: Outstanding Scholarly Achievement, Legal Process
Outstanding Scholarly Achievement, Dispute Resolution
Outstanding Academic Success Award, 2007
Dean’s List, 2004-2007
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities, 2007
Mock Trial Team Champion, 2007
Thomas Blackwell’s Heart of ASL Award, 2005
Activities: App. Natural Resources Law Journal, Editor in Chief, 2006 - 2007
Appalachian Law Journal, Associate Editor, 2006-2007
ATLA, Mock Trial Team Member, 2005-2007
American Constitution Society, Vice President, 2005 – 2006

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
B.A. Political Science, 2001
B.S. Sociology, 2001
Honors: Dean’s List, Spring 2001
Activities: YMCA High School Tutor, 1997-1998
Literacy Volunteers of America, Facilitator, 1998-2000
Legal Aid of the New River Valley, Intern, 2000

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