Raymond Freeman Runyon

Raymond Freeman Runyon

Partner
Location:
Clarksville, Tennessee
Phone:
931-305-0061
800-568-1534 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
931-551-3561
Email:
Graduate of the University of Virginia (B.A. 1995) and the University of Tulsa (M.A. and J.D. 1998, summa cum laude). Phi Delta Phi. Order of the Curule Chair. Development Editor, Tulsa Law Journal. Author: "VMI and Virginia Lose Again: United States v. Virginia," 32 Tulsa LJ 681, 1997. Member: Leadership Clarksville Class, 2006; Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class, 2007. Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star (Family Law) 2011. The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (Tennessee) 2012. Fellow: Tennessee Young Lawyers Division. Interim City Attorney for the City of Clarksville, 2008.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Family Law
  • 10% Personal Injury
  • 25% Estate Planning and Probate
  • 10% Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • 10% Civil Litigation
  • 5% Collections

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1998
  • Kentucky, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2007

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 1998
    • Law Review: Tulsa Law Journal, Development Editor, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • M.A. - 1998
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: History and Philosophy

Published Works

  • VMI and Virginia Lose Again: United States v. Virginia, 32 Tulsa LJ 681, 1997

Representative Clients

  • Appleton's Harley-Davidson
  • Fast Train Property Management
  • Prudential Pen-Fed Realty

Classes/Seminars

  • Ethical Issues: Conservatorships, Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee, 2012
  • 2001-2003 Professor, Draughon’s Junior College, Family Law, Business Associations and Law; and, Personal Injury Law.

Honors and Awards

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011 - 2012
  • Top 40 Under 40, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member 1998-present; President, 2008 – 2009
  • Tennessee Association for Justice, Member, 1998 – present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, 1998 - present
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program, 2007 - Present
  • Chair, Tennessee Bar Association, Committee on Continuing Legal Education 2013-2014

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Phi Delta Phi