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Christen C. Blackburn

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+ CBlackburn 2016a

201 4th Avenue North, Suite 1100 4th & Church Building Nashville Tennessee 37219

christen.blackburn@leitnerfirm.com

615-324-2752 (direct)
615-574-6422 (direct fax)

615-255-7722 (local)
615-780-2210 (fax)
800-421-0979 (toll free)
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Areas of Practice

General Liability
Product Liability
Transportation Law
Labor & Employment
Premises Liability
Professional Liability / Errors & Omissions
Workers' Compensation

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

Tennessee

Education

University of Memphis, B.A., 2003

University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2008 (magna cum laude)

Christen Blackburn is an experienced litigator in the Nashville office where she represents Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, professionals, and governmental entities in a variety of litigated matters.  Christen regularly handles tort litigation involving transportation, products liability, medical malpractice, and professional liability.  She also dedicates a significant portion of her practice to employment litigation and workers' compensation, defending employers against allegations of discrimination harassment and retaliation.  Christen also advises insurance carriers on areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

Christen has handled litigation in all stages from responding to initial complaints through trial before judges, juries, and administrative bodies and the American Arbitration Association. Having tried matters in courts across the state, Christen knows what it takes to effectively handle cases from start to finish to achieve results consistent with the client's goals.

Court Admissions

Tennessee; US District Court of Middle Tennessee; US District Court of Eastern Tennessee; US District Court of Western Tennessee; US Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Tennessee Bar Association

Nashville Bar Association

Lawyers Association for Women