Ryan E. Jarrard
Quist, Fitzpatrick & Jarrard, PLLC
2121 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street Suite 2121
Knoxville, TN 37929
Ryan E. Jarrard joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2007, and became a member in 2013. Prior to joining the firm he was employed by a local law firm practicing mainly in the area of worker’s compensation. He has considerable litigation experience and has successfully tried jury and non-jury trials in Tennessee State Courts and Federal Court. In addition, he serves as counsel for State Farm Insurance Company, Auto-Owners Insurance Company, and represents several business and individual clients in litigation and non-litigation matters in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts.
In addition to civil and non-jury trials, he has represented and counseled clients in business formation, entity selection, contract negotiations, purchase, sale agreements, worker’s compensation, Federal receivership and bankruptcy matters.
He has volunteered his time as an attorney coach for a Knoxville area high school and law school Mock Trial teams and is a regular judge for both the Ray H. Jenkins Trial Tournament and the Advocate’s Prize Moot Court Competition at the University of Tennessee College of Law.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Litigation (Jury and Non-Jury) in State and Federal and Bankruptcy Courts
- Insurance Law and Insurance Defense
- Tort and Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Premises Liability
- Commercial and Business Litigation (Jury and Non-Jury)
- Landlord Tenant
- Wills and Estates
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
University of Tennessee, BA in Honors Political Science, 2002
University of Tennessee College of Law, JD with concentration in trial advocacy 2005
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
United States District Court 2008
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 2014
City View Magazine 2017 – “City View Top Attorneys 2017 in the Bankruptcy – Debtor” category
Ryan Jarrard was born in Tampa, Florida, but has lived in Knoxville, Tennessee since 1991. Currently, he and his wife Sarah live in Knoxville, Tennessee where he enjoys competitive auto racing and is a board member for East Tennessee Region of the Sports Car Club of America.