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Harold L. "Hal" North, Jr.


Hal North is a member of the Firm's Litigation Section, and maintains an extensive trial and appellate practice. His practice is concentrated on civil litigation, including domestic relations, bankruptcy, creditor's rights and business litigation.  He also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to municipal and governmental affairs.

Hal brings 33 years of experience in litigation, and has been heavily involved in civic and community activities for many years.

In addition to Hal's extensive domestic relations practice, he routinely represents debtors and creditors under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code.  Hal has represented various municipalities, successfully defended the former mayor of the City of Chattanooga with regard to a recall petition, and successfully represented a Chattanooga councilman in an election dispute. He successfully defended a commercial property owner against an eminent domain proceeding. Hal also successfully defended a parent before the Tennessee Supreme Court in a custody case concerning a special needs child. In addition, he has represented homeowner's associations with regard to their rights and obligations to their membership.

If you are unable to reach Hal, please contact one of his colleagues:



Jackie Garrett
D: 423.321.0438


J.D., The University of Memphis School of Law, 1980
B.A., with honors, The University of Tennessee, 1977


Tennessee, 1980
District of Columbia, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia, 1992
U.S. District Court District of Columbia, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, 1984
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1981
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2007