About US

Trammell, Adkins, & Ward is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, and currently provides legal services for insurance companies and their clients/insured in virtually every county in the state.  We concentrate our practice in self-insured liability defense, insurance defense litigation and defense of high retention deductible insureds involving personal home and auto accidents, premises liability accidents, fire and casualty incidents, worker's compensation, business torts, construction liability/coverage matters, professional malpractice defense litigation, fraud litigation and contractual liability litigation.


We have over 80 years of providing defense oriented legal services including 24/7 on-call new claim investigation, pre-litigation liability/case evaluations in claims involving serious bodily injury, pre-litigation mediations, post-suit mediations, arbitrations, judicial settlement conference and litigation through trial and appeal.


Brian H. Trammell, Terrill (Terry) L. Adkins and Kenneth W. Ward have defended insured, insurance carries and self-insured clients in jury and non-jury litigation including trials in every county of the eastern one-half of the Tennessee and the Federal District Courts in Winchester, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Greeneville, Tennessee.  We have appeared for oral arguments before the Tennessee Supreme Court, Tennessee Court of Appeals and the United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.