Joseph A. Matherly
Joseph A. Matherly, an East Tennessee native, graduated number one in his class from Happy Valley High School in Elizabethton, Tennessee in 2013. Upon completing high school Joseph enrolled at Milligan University on an academic and athletic scholarship, where he played varsity golf and graduated cum laude in 3 ½ years, double majoring in Political Science and English. After obtaining his undergraduate degree he then moved to Knoxville and attended law school at the University of Tennessee, graduating in May 2020. While in law school, Joseph served the Knoxville area helping provide pro bono legal advice to the community’s most underserved and operated as co-chair of the Homeless Project. Additionally, Joseph was an active member and class representative of the Health Law Society, a school affiliated organization, which devoted focus towards providing legal services in health care. During law school Joseph spent his summers working locally in the Tri-Cities, including a clerkship with Chancellor John C. Rambo in the First Judicial District of Tennessee.
Since law school and obtaining his license to practice, Joseph has continued to work and study in several areas of law, focusing primarily on civil litigation. When Joseph is not pursuing the law, you can likely find him on a golf course, basketball court, or spending time with friends and family. His assistant, Deborah Parker, can be reached at 423-434-4708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.