Jason H. Long

Jason H. Long

Partner
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone:
865-643-8591
Fax:
865-637-0540
Email:

Jason Long is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee.  He attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he received his B.A. in political science and came home to the University of Tennessee College of Law where he received his J.D. in 1996.


He has practiced in Knoxville for 20 years and has remained active in both the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations.  He currently serves as president of the Tennessee Bar Association, the largest professional organization in the state with over 13,000 members.  He is additionally active with the American Bar Association, serving as a member of the ABA House of Delegates and passing on important policy issues for that organization of relevance to attorneys and our system of justice.  Mr. Long speaks frequently both on topics of substantive law and the changing nature of the legal marketplace.


He is married to Carol Anne Long and has two children:  James Robert (11) and Janie (7).  He is a vestry member for his church, the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, and stays active in local and statewide politics.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Professional malpractice defense and licensure issues
  • 20% Land use and municipal zoning
  • 10% Commercial litigation
  • 10% Adoption
  • 10% Miscellaneous

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1996
  • Kentucky, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Evolving Legal Marketplace, Tennessee Bar Association, 2016 - 2017
  • Multiple substantive CLE programs, TBA and KBA

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, President, 2016 - 2017
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member, 1996 - 2017

Past Employment Positions

  • Sheppeard & Swanson, Associate Attorney, 1996 - 2002
  • London & Amburn, P.C., Partner, 2002 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Coordinator of TBA "Justice 4 All" Initiative, 2008 - 2009
  • Various committees and projects with Legal Aid of East Tennessee and TBA Access to Justice, 1996 - 2017

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi