Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & Johnson, P.C.

Our Attorneys

W. Thomas Dillard

Mr. Dillard graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1964. He began private practice in 1965, serving for nine years as an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee. From 1976 to 1978 he was the district's first full-time federal magistrate...
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Wade V. Davies

Mr. Davies, who has been with the firm since his first year at the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduated first in his law school class in 1993. He became a partner at the firm in January 1999. Today he serves as the firm's managing partner...
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Wayne A. Ritchie, II

Wayne Ritchie is a board certified civil trial specialist who devotes most of his practice to cases involving wrongful death, commercial disputes, construction and contract actions, defective products, trucking, motorcycle and automobile collisions, business disputes, and medical malpractice actions...
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Stephen Ross Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a trial and appellate attorney whose practice is focused on the defense of persons and companies accused of white collar crimes, major felonies, and other serious matters in federal and state courts...
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James R. Stovall

James R. Stovall has represented individuals and organizations in a variety of criminal, civil, and regulatory matters, in trial courts and on appeal. His practice focuses on white-collar defense and complex civil litigation...
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Robert W. Ritchie

Robert W. Ritchie (1938-2006) was the founding partner of the firm and provided an example of excellence.  Mr. Ritchie, a 1962 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, served his country, his profession and his clients with professional ability that earned him national recognition and honor...
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Charles W. B. Fels

One of the founding partners of the firm, Charles Fels is currently of counsel with Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & Johnson. He graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia with a Master of Divinity degree in 2005, and is an Episcopalian priest at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Knoxville, Tennessee...
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