T. Verner Smith is the senior partner of our firm. He is a fourth generation Madison County native. Verner attended primary school in Jackson, and graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He was then accepted at one of the premier trial advocacy schools in the Southeast: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Alabama, where he completed his legal education in 1985.  Verner was licensed to practice law in Tennessee in 1985, and began working with Moss, Benton and Wallis, as well as Hill, Boren P.C. 

    In 1994, he started his own law practice and has risen to be one of the top consumer bankruptcy, personal injury, workers comp, Social Security Disability claim, family/divorce/custody, DUI/drug, criminal law, and real estate attorneys in the area. The law office of Verner Smith currently maintains a staff of six individuals highly trained in area of consumer bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13)....as well as our other areas of practice.

    The law office of T. Verner Smith represents Tennessee residents in the area of Bankruptcy Law, Personal Injury, SSI issues, Family Law, Criminal Law, and Real Estate Law.  We will serve you in a professional and understanding way while utilizing every legal remedy available to assist in relieving your legal problems:

Bankruptcy is a remedy no one ever wants to consider. However, amid today's economic turmoil, thousands of people just like you are being forced to consider every option. We also have other debt resolution options to consider. Legal action will likely stop all harassing creditor calls, as well as lawsuits, repossessions, foreclosures and other life-disrupting hassles that accompany financial difficulty.


If the Social Security Administration is stonewalling your efforts to process a claim, you are entitled to what is due you, and our office will take the necessary steps to move that process in a forward direction.


If you have been injured in some way, some may hesitate to investigate personal injury claims. Don't wait. If someone's negligence has caused you or a loved one harm, you should be and are entitled to fair compensation. This could occur due to a traffic accident, unsafe work or business environment, faulty product, or even food poisoning.


Family law can include divorce, custody, and other family legal matters. At the law office of T. Verner Smith, you can be assured of our confidential, methodical, and effective legal methods.

Bad things can and do happen to good people. If you find yourself in legal trouble due to DUI, drug, or other offenses, contact us for a free consultation.


Buying a home or other property also requires some legal issues in which every i needs to be dotted and every t crossed. We can help you with real estate closings and other real estate legal matters.

    At the law offices of T. Verner Smith, before we file even the first piece of paperwork, we will give you a free consultation. That consultation will be absolutely confidential and will determine whether or not your situation qualifies for legal representation. If it is determined that you do need legal assistance, and should you desire to hire T. Verner Smith as your attorney, our team will get to work for you. Our objective is to utilize the legal process to help you get your life back. 

Contact us to schedule your free consultation today. We have three offices in Tennessee to serve you.
Call our Jackson office (731) 423-1888, Memphis office (901) 730-4567 or Brentwood office (615) 371-6136.



trial lawyers assoc icon.png

No attorney-client relationship is established by contacting the firm;

No confidential info should be sent via the internet; No legal advice is given on the site