Christopher Owens engages almost exclusively in trial work, with lead counsel experience in employment, commercial, and catastrophic personal injury cases before state and federal juries in Tennessee and Virginia.

Mr. Owens served as a law clerk to the Honorable Glen M. Williams, senior district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, before joining the firm in 2000.

Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Mr. Owens grew up in Abingdon, Virginia, and currently resides in Bristol, Tennessee, with his wife, Suzie.


Tennessee 1st Judicial District Committee for Jury Case Management, member

Tennessee Bar Association, member


J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law, 1999
— Order of the Coif, 1999— North Dakota Law Review, managing editor

B.A., University of Virginia at Charlottesville, 1995


Tennessee, 2000

Virginia, 2001

Kentucky, 2013

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2000

U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 2001

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2001

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2000

Christopher D. Owens