Charles T. Herndon IV

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Charles T. Herndon IV

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Charles T. “Chip” Herndon IV is a native of East Tennessee and has been practicing law in the region since 1974. He received a BS Degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1971, where he also obtained his law degree in 1974. He has a wide range of litigation experience and currently mainly handles professional liability defense, focusing on medical malpractice defense. He has tried to a jury most issues in tort practice. He is a member in good standing of the Washington County Bar Association ( past president), the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Association for Justice (Tennessee Trial Lawyers) before it changed defense posture), the Tennessee Medical Malpractice Review Board, and the Federal Bar Association, having served as a past President for the Northeast Tennessee section in 2002. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and he has served as a member of the Hearing Committee for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility. He has been recognized as a Tennessee “Super” lawyer in the medical malpractice area. He has presented many seminar programs over the years relative to trial practice. He has been involved in a variety of social functions and community matters for many years, the most notable of which has been pulpit supply for Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, since 1997.

Chip’s assistant, Terri Leifert, can be reached at 423-434-4706 or via email at

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Federal Practice, Insurance DefenseMedical Malpractice.

Phone: 423-434-4700
Fax: 423-434-4738