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April 28, 2021

Nashville lawyer Randall Kinnard to receive ABA Pursuit of Justice Award

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 —  Nashville, Tennessee, lawyer Randall L. Kinnard will receive the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section’s Pursuit of Justice Award during the TIPS/Judicial Division Virtual Section Conference April 27-30. The award, presented by the TIPS Standing Committee on Plaintiffs’ Practice, recognizes lawyers and judges who have shown outstanding merit and who excel in providing justice for all. 

“Randy Kinnard is an exceptionally talented attorney who fights tirelessly for his clients. He is a titan in the litigation world and has spent his career focused on the advancement of justice for all,” said John McMeekin, chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

Kinnard is a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney at Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge. He has been recognized by countless organizations and publications for his exceptional skill both in and out of the courtroom. . In his more than 40 years in law practice, Kinnard has recovered millions of dollars for injury victims over the years, always fighting for the maximum value of his clients’ cases.

He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America since 1993, Mid-South Super Lawyers every year since 2007 and received the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association’s “Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year” award in 2016, among many other distinctions. Kinnard is a past president of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, past chairman of Lawyers Involved for Tennessee, state delegate to American Association for Justice and member of The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.

Kinnard is a graduate of the Memphis State University School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree in science from the United States Military Academy West Point.

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