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Tommy Santel

  • Profile
  • Credentials
  • Community Involvement

The primary focus of Tommy Santel’s practice is civil litigation in the areas of insurance defense, complex civil litigation, personal injury, mediation, and handling claims within the special investigative unit (SIU) for insurance companies. Tommy is listed as a Rule 31 Mediator and is the Executive Committee Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Tennessee Bar Association.

He is a former government prosecutor and has a background prosecuting and defending misdemeanor and major felony offenses. Mr. Santel also has a background defending governmental entities in tort claims, civil rights claims, employment claims, and property disputes. Tommy handles matters in state and federal courts throughout Tennessee at both the trial court and appellate court levels.


  • Nashville School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court of Middle Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court of East Tennessee

Professional Associations

  • Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended a governmental entity and department head in matters involving complex property dispute.
  • Successfully defended multiple businesses accused of selling illegal substances and being shut down by government.
  • Successfully defended a matter at the Court of Criminal Appeals where Appellate Court overturned jury verdict and sentence and remanded for new trial.
  • Assisted client in personal injury matter in reaching $850,000.00 settlement.
  • Assisted client in personal injury matter in reaching $240,000.00 settlement.
Community Involvement
  • Candle Wishes
  • Murfreesboro Baseball Association Coach

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