• B.A., University of Tennessee, 1975
  • J.D., University of Tennessee, 1978
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Named one of the Top 50 Memphis Area Super Lawyers for 2012.
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Bar Foundation, the Tennessee Bar Foundation, and the Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Holds the highest rating, AV, from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
  • Past president of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Memphis Bar Association
  • Former chair of the board of editors of the "ABA Journal," the world's largest-circulation legal magazine, editor-in-chief of "The Barrister" and chair of the board of editors of the "Tennessee Bar Journal."
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation.
Bar Admissions:
  • Tennessee, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
Papers, Presentations & Publications:
  • "Daddies: An Endangered Species" (1996)
  • "In Search of Hamilton Burger: The Trials and Tribulations of a Southern Lawyer" (2000)
  • "No Controlling Legal Authority: Essays on the Insignificant Legal Issues of Our Times" (2005)
  • "Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book" (2009)
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Mr. Haltom is an award-winning newspaper and magazine humor columnist. His columns appear in "The Commercial Appeal," Memphis' largest daily newspaper, monthly in the "Tennessee Bar Journal," and 24/7 on his blog, www.billhaltom.com.