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Jason Gichner

Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney, Morgan & Morgan

With almost fifteen years of trial and appellate experience, Jason M. Gichner is a veteran litigator who has spent his career fighting for clients in the courtroom.  Jason is an attorney with Morgan & Morgan in Nashville, Tennessee where he supervises a team that handles a variety of complex litigation.

Jason received his undergraduate degree with Honors from Colgate University.  He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.  While at Vanderbilt, he served on the Moot Court Board, Journal of Transnational Law, and he received both the Outstanding Oralist of the Year Award and the Clinical Legal Student of the Year Award.

Upon graduation from Vanderbilt, Jason joined the Office of the Metropolitan Nashville Public Defender, where he spent the first ten years of his legal career.  As a senior trial attorney and Team Leader, he represented thousands of clients and tried numerous jury cases to verdict.  Prior to working at Morgan & Morgan, Jason spent four years with the law firm of Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella handling both litigation and business matters.   

Jason currently serves as Advisory Counsel to the Tennessee Indigent Representation Task Force. He is a graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program and is a member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court.  Additionally, he has served as an Associate Editor of The Tennessee Tort Letter and is a former member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Jason has been named to the annual list of Super Lawyers for the Mid-South and received recognition from The Tennessee Supreme Court for pro bono service.

Jason is married to Jessica Green Gichner, a practicing attorney in Nashville.  They have two children, Lucy and Wyatt.