Jimmy D Holbrook Jr | Special Counsel

Jimmy D. Holbrook, Jr.

Quist, Fitzpatrick & Jarrard, PLLC
2121 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street Suite 2121
Knoxville, TN 37929

p. 865 524.1873
f. 865 525.2440



A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Mr. Holbrook has been practicing law in Tennessee for over 20 years. He has focused on the areas of construction litigation, defense of employment/discrimination/harassment claims, mediation, probate law/litigation, construction contracts and liens, and general corporate law and litigation matters. Mr. Holbrook also maintains an active litigation practice, pursuing personal injury claims for individuals, as well as defending corporations and individual clients against claims ranging from products liability and premises liability to claims of professional negligence.

Mr. Holbrook is certified by the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator. He dedicates a significant portion of his practice to mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. He has been involved in the mediation and arbitration of numerous cases resulting in favorable resolutions both as an attorney and as a mediator.

He has represented several contractors and subcontractors in the defense of major mold and air quality claims with allegations of significant personal injury and property damage. Mr. Holbrook is an experienced litigator, having been the sole or lead counsel in the preparation, resolution and trial of varied types of cases in state and federal courts. These litigation matters included cases involving commercial and home construction, employment, products liability, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, class action, and other complex, multi-party litigation cases filed in Federal court and Tennessee state courts, as well as arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Holbrook has been recognized as a “Top Attorney” in Cityview magazine, is a founding member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel (TACC), has served as the Membership Committee Chairman of the TACC for many years, and has served on both the Judicial and Professionalism Committees of the Knoxville Bar Association.

Mr. Holbrook is licensed to practice law before all Tennessee state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court.


  • Accounting Claims
  • Business Law/Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Constriction Liens and Payment Issues
  • Construction Litigation/Defects Claims
  • Contracts
  • Corporate and Partnership Issues
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Disability (ADA) and Civil Rights Claims
  • Employment Law (Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Restrictive Covenants and Contracts)
  • Homeowner Associations
  • Immigration Compliance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Malpractice (Doctors/Hospitals, Architects and Engineers, Accounting, Real Estate Agents, etc.)
  • Mediation, Arbitration and other Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Personal Injury and Other Negligence Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate, Trusts, and Estates
  • Real Estate and Zoning
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Religious Institutions
  • Tax Litigation (State and Federal)
  • Wrongful Death


University of Tennessee, College of Law – Doctor of Jurisprudence; University of Tennessee, Knoxville – Bachelor of Arts.


Tennessee, 1996; United States Tax Court, 1996; United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1997; Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2001; United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2012.


Jimmy grew up in Farragut, Tennessee (a suburb of Knoxville), where he continues to reside. He spends his time singing in the choir at his church, and feels honored to volunteer to help underprivileged families and individuals in rural Appalachia, through Mission of Hope and other charitable organizations. He enjoys spending time enjoying the natural wonders of East Tennessee with his wife and three children, participating in recreational sports automobile events, and supporting the various athletics of the University of Tennessee Volunteers.