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Experienced Chattanooga Business Law Attorneys Fight Hard for You in the Courtroom

Client focused. Results oriented. Personalized service.

These three phrases set out the philosophy of Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C.  Putting these goals into action is the reason for our success.  The fact that we have a number of clients who have been with us since the 1980s shows that these are not just words but what we strive to accomplish every day. At Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. we have worked tirelessly from our firm’s inception in 1984 to earn and maintain a reputation for legal excellence in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas.

Our firm has made a name for itself by providing reasonably priced representation to businesses and individuals and by aggressively representing our clients’ best interests, both in the courtroom and out.

We put more than 280 years of combined experience to work for you

Our firm consists of experienced lawyers with very diverse backgrounds. From business law and commercial litigation to family law, divorce and personal injury law, we can assist you with a wide range of complex legal matters. We want to build a relationship in which you will trust us with all your legal needs.

Our areas of practice

Because many areas of the law overlap, it may be in your best interest to hire a law firm that has a diverse range of experience in multiple practice areas. We offer our services for legal matters that include:

  • Business and corporate law
    • Advice on buying and selling businesses
    • Business disputes
    • Business planning and administration
    • Drafting and reviewing contracts and lease agreements
    • Formation of business entities
  • Commercial and banking work
  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Corporate bankruptcy
  • Criminal defense
  • Divorce and family law
  • Employment law
  • Estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and guardianships
  • General courtroom litigation
  • Personal injury
    • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Products liability
    • Workers compensation
    • Wrongful death
  • Real estate law and litigation


Contact our Chattanooga, TN litigation and business law attorneys today

If you are a business or individual seeking legal assistance, call Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. Our office hours are flexible; we can meet with you on weekends and evenings by appointment. Our office is just one block from the Hamilton County Courthouse and the Hamilton County Courts Complex. An attached parking garage provides easy access. Call us at 423-266-7327 or Toll Free , or contact us online. We accept Visa,  Mastercard, Discovery and American Express.

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Office Location
  • Chattanooga Office
    537 Market Street
    Suite 202
    Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
    Phone: 423-266-7327
    Fax: 423-267-5032