John M. Miles

John M. Miles

Sole Practitioner
Union City, Tennessee
I have over 30 years of experience in general civil litigation, domestic relations, personal injury and criminal law. I did my undergraduate work at Vanderbilt University where I graduated Magna Cume Laude.  I earned my Masters in Business Administration fro Vanderbilt in 1985 and my law degree from Southern Methodist University in 1988.  I was a prosecutor in Houston Texas for over 4 years where I gained valuable trial experience.  I have served as both Plaintiff's counsel and defense counsel in personal injury litigation, and on the criminal side I have both prosecuted and defended all manner of criminal cases. I am active in my community and in my church.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Domestic Relations
  • 20% Personal Injury
  • 15% General Civil Litigation
  • 15% Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, 1989
  • Texas, 1991


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee - 1982
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Civil Engineering

Representative Clients

  • City of Samburg Tennessee
  • Cox Oil Company

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Obion County Bar Association, President, 2005 - 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Harris County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1992 - 1996
  • Chevron Oil Company, Offshore New Design Engineer, 1982 - 1983

Ancillary Businesses

  • Rule 31 Listed Mediator


  • English


  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Chi Epsilon