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Cruise, Patrick A.

2401 Broad Street, Suite 102Chattanooga, TN 37408
Phones: 423-634-0871
Fax: 423-634-0874
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Websites associated with this firm:
(The Hamilton Firm)
(TennesseeGeorgiaDisabilityLawyer)
(TruckDriverInjury)
(Long Term Disability Lawyer)
Lawyer Overview

Patrick A. Cruise obtained his undergraduate degree from Pacific University and his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board.  After practicing personal injury law for over three years in Louisiana, Mr. Cruise moved to Tennessee in 2005 and joined The Hamilton Firm focusing on personal injury, automobile negligence...

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Patrick A. Cruise obtained his undergraduate degree from Pacific University and his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board.  After practicing personal injury law for over three years in Louisiana, Mr. Cruise moved to Tennessee in 2005 and joined The Hamilton Firm focusing on personal injury, automobile negligence, workers' compensation, Social Security disability, long term disability, and premises liability cases.  Mr. Cruise is licensed to practice in Tennessee , Georgia , and Louisiana , as well as many of the federal courts in the aforementioned states, including the Fifth and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

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Current Employment Position(s)
Attorney, since 2005
Practice Areas
Personal Injury 25%Serious Injury 25%Wrongful Death 25%Disability 25%
Litigation
100%
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Louisiana, 2001Tennessee, 2005Georgia, 2007Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana, 2002U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2002U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2005U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2006U.S. District Court Middle District of LouisianaU.S. District Court Western District of LouisianaU.S. District Court Northern District of GeorgiaU.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
Other Affiliations
American Bar AssociationTennessee Association for JusticeAmerican Association for JusticeNational Organization of Social Security Claimants' RepresentativesGeorgia Trial Lawyers AssociationChattanooga Trial Lawyers AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationMillion Dollar Advocates Forum (Life Member) Chattanooga Bar AssociationRobert E. Cooper American Inn of Court (Barrister)
Honors
Mid South Super LawyerMartinale AV Preeminent
Classes and Seminars
Tennessee Workers' Compensation, Tennessee Association for Justice, September 20, 2008
Social Security Disability Bootcamp, 2011 - Present
2012 Workers' Compensation Seminar, Tennessee Association for Justice
17th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference, June 10, 2014 - Present
Past Positions
Dudley & DeBosier, Attorney, 2001 - 2004
Education
Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2001
J.D.
Pacific University, 1998
B.A.
Fees
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Articles
Published Works
Ruminations on Overstreet, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Winter, 2009Can the ALJ Rely on the Vocational Consultant’s Form to Satisfy Step 5? NOSSCR Social Security Forum: Vol. 34, No. 10 Oct. 2012., NOSSCR Social Security Forum, Vol. 34, No. 10 Oct. 2012Preparing Your Personal Injury Client to Testify, Verdict: The Journal of the GTLA; Idaho Trial Lawyers Ass'n; and Colorator Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Pocket Constitutionalist, Golden Anniversary, 7th Edition, Paul R. Baier & Co., Protecting Liberty: Privileges or Immunities Clause
Office Information
Address
2401 Broad Street, Suite 102Chattanooga, TN 37408
Office Hours
8:00 to 5:00 Monday thru Friday
Phone
423-634-0871
Fax
423-634-0874
Websites
http://thehamiltonfirm.com/ (The Hamilton Firm)
http://https://tngadisabilitylawyer.wordpress.com/ (TennesseeGeorgiaDisabilityLawyer)
http://www.truckdriverinjury.net/ (TruckDriverInjury)
http://longtermdisabilitylawyer.wordpress.com/ (Long Term Disability Lawyer)
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