Thomas C. McKee
Thomas C. McKee is a native of Johnson City and has been engaged in the active practice of law in the community and upper east Tennessee since 1967. He received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 and a law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1967. He has a wide range of experience, primarily as a litigator, ranging from real estate to all types of personal and corporate litigation. He is a member in good standing of the Washington County Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association (where he formerly served as Co-Chair of the Professionalism Committee), the American Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Council Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, and the Tennessee Bar Foundation. He has served the City of Johnson City as a member of its Board of Commissioners for twelve years, twice as its Mayor, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Chairman and long term member of both its Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Boards. He has had extensive experience in representing clients, primarily developers, before public boards, and has direct involvement with much of the commercial development in Johnson City. He currently acts as counsel for the Johnson City Power Board and the Watauga River Regional Water Authority. He has served on numerous community boards, and was a member of the founding Board of Directors (and serving a total of 32 years) of the Dawn of Hope Development Center, a facility serving the physically and mentally impaired of the community.