Knoxville Attorney Dies

Knoxville attorney Geoffrey D. Kressin died Monday (Feb. 25) at the age of 65. Born in Oklahoma, Kressin received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and law degree from the University of Tennessee. He practiced in Knoxville with the Luedeka Neely Group, P.C and was an associate professor at the University of Tennessee from 1974 to 1988. Kressin’s practice emphasized patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright litigation. He was a member of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations. Funeral services will be held March 11 at 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 800 Northshore Dr., Knoxville. Receiving of friends will immediately follow the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to “Dr. Joe,” Kressin’s oncologist or memorial donations to Johns Hopskins University.