Mr. Harvey's practice concentrates in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability, and workers compensation. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and his Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University. Mr. Harvey served as a Special Judge in Shelby County General Sessions Court from 1991 to 1996. He is a member of the Memphis, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations.
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
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City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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