Every client has unique interests and differing reasons for representation, so cases are treated individually.

You will be treated in a professional manner with respect and concern for your case. A key to our success in representing you is good communication, which we strive to maintain.

About Us

BIOGRAPHY Attorney J. Derreck Whitson is licensed to practice in Tennessee and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2005. Derreck attended East Tennessee State University in Johnson City where he earned a...

Criminal Law

Criminal defense is a unique and important area of law. Our office defends traffic tickets, misdemeanor and felony charges in state and federal court. I will explain your charge to you, investigate the allegations, and advise you every step of the way. I will prepare...

Family Law

Family law consists of divorce, child custody, child support, modification, guardianship, conservatorship, and other legal areas. Adoptions are also an important aspect. We effectively litigate contested divorces, prepare uncontested and agreed divorces, and issues...

Personal Injury and Workers Compensation

Personal injury law encompasses many types of cases including car wrecks, auto accidents, motorcycle crash, truck wrecks, wrongful death (Wikipedia Definition), workers compensation, medical malpractice, products liability, premises liability, and other tort lawsuits....

Probate, Estate, Wills and Trusts

Probate and estate administration should start with writing a good last will and testament. Proper estate planning can save time and money. A good plan should always include a will, power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney, living will, and consultation with...

Contact Us

OFFICE HOURS: Contact Information Physical: 311 East Broadway Mailing: P.O. Box 1230 Newport, TN 37822-1230 Phone: (423) 613-0160 Fax: (423) 613-0162 Sunday Closed Monday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00...

J. Derreck Whitson, Esq.
Attorney at Law

The Derreck Whitson Law Office is proud to serve the East Tennessee area, including the cities of Newport, Dandridge, Cosby, Greeneville, Jefferson City, Knoxville, Parrottsville, Rutledge, Sevierville, White Pine and the surrounding Tennessee areas. We r epresent clients and handle legal cases in Blount, Cocke, Jefferson, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Knox, Sevier and other Tennessee counties.

311 East Broadway
P.O. Box 1230
Newport, TN 37822
Phone: (423) 613 – 0160
Fax: (423) 613 – 0162