PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
John Blankenship
Blankenship & Blankenship
307 Hickerson Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Work Phone: (615)893-4160
Fax Phone: (615)895-3942
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John Blankenship is the senior partner in the law firm of Blankenship & Blankenship in Murfreesboro, Tennessee where he practices in the areas of commercial law including construction and real estate litigation, arbitration and mediation. He is admitted to the Tennessee Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for Middle Tennessee, United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Blankenship is a member of the Rutherford/Cannon County, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. In the Tennessee Bar Association, he is a member and current Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section; member and past chairman of the Access to Justice Committee; and a member of the TBA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility (he was also a member of the predecessor TBA Committee for the Study of Standards of Professional Conduct since before the release of its 1997 Preliminary Draft of the Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct). Mr. Blankenship has been a member of the American Arbitration Association’s mediation and arbitration panels since 1987 and is an approved mediator under Rule 31 of the Tennessee Supreme Court. He has served as mediator or arbitrator in numerous commercial and construction cases, including multi-party/complex construction disputes in several different states. Mr. Blankenship is a frequent speaker and published author on construction law, mechanics lien law, alternative dispute resolution and ethics. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee and his LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri School of Law.


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: Tennessee College of Law
Year Licensed: 1977
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1977
Section Membership(s): Construction Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Access to Justice Committee, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Litigation - Commercial, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate Law