University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, B.A., 2003
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 2006
Mr. Exum is a Member in the Chattanooga office whose practice focuses primarily on premises liability, motor vehicle liability cases, insurance coverage, breach of contract and other general insurance defense. He also practices in the field of family law as well.
Obtained jury defense verdict for school system sued for negligent training and supervision of student involved in ATV accident.
Obtained a favorable defense decision from the Tennessee Court of Appeals in a highly publicized premises liability case involving the shooting of patrons off premises.
Obtained Summary Judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of an insurer alleging arson of a residence by the insured.
Obtained Dismissal of a government entity involved in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action concerning expulsion of athletic team members.
Obtained a defense verdict for a trucking company related to a motor vehicle accident.
Represents employers and insurance carriers successfully in workers’ compensation cases throughout East Tennessee.
Represents various businesses in premises liability cases.
Represents various trucking companies in defense of motor vehicle liability cases.
Tennessee; Georgia; Tennessee Supreme Court; Georgia Superior Court; US District Court of Tennessee, Eastern District & Middle District; US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Brock Cooper Inns of Court
Tennessee Bar Association
Chattanooga Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys
Signal Mountain Design Review Commission, Member
Hamilton County GOP Pachyderm Club
Mr. Exum has presented on various subjects of interest to state and local school organizations. Among those presentations are: "A Teacher's Duty in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse", "Wage and Hour Issues in High School Athletics" and "Five Legal Issues Facing High School Coaches".
A New Standard for "Willful Misconduct", LWDN Quick Flash newsletter
Importance of Vocational Experts in Permanent Total Disability Cases, LWDN Quick Flash newsletter