Kaitlin J. Justus

Kaitlin J. Justus

Associate Attorney

Admitted in: Tennessee, Virginia, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle District of Tennessee and the Eastern District of Virginia
Counties Served: Roane, Loudon, Monroe, Anderson, Knox, Putnam, Cumberland, White, Van Buren, Meigs, Morgan, and Overton
Practice: Bankruptcy, General Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Data Privacy, Corporate Law, Healthcare Liability, Estates and Trusts, Probate, Construction Fraud, State Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, FIRST STEP Act Litigation, Family Law, Divorce, Real Property, Traffic Ticket Defense, DUI Defense, Debt Collection, and Juvenile Law

Kaitlin is an attorney licensed to practice law in Virginia and Tennessee. Kaitlin attended the Appalachian School of Law where she served as Student Bar Association President. She also held the roles of Student Bar Association 1L and 2L Senator and President of Phi Alpha Delta fraternity. While in law school, Kaitlin completed a clerkship with the first female Circuit Court Judge for the 28th Judicial District in Virginia. Before moving to Tennessee, Kaitlin practiced in a small firm in Grundy, Virginia. She handled matters in civil litigation, debt collection, domestic relations, criminal law, real estate, and estate planning.

Kaitlin also held several appointments while practicing in Virginia. She was appointed as General Receiver for Buchanan County, where she held funds in trust. Kaitlin served as the Chair of the 29th Judicial District Young Lawyer Division of the Virginia State Bar and Treasurer of the local county bar association. She also assisted her prior firm with two appellate briefs to the Virginia Supreme Court in estate and criminal matters.

Since moving to Tennessee, Kaitlin practiced bankruptcy at a firm in Knoxville, Tennessee. Kaitlin left bankruptcy to pursue civil litigation, focusing on small businesses and start-up tech companies. She has handled data privacy, privacy policies, and terms of use for small businesses with an online presence. Kaitlin has also created website privacy policies for healthcare corporations that are HIPAA compliant.

This led Kaitlin to expand her practice areas into federal and state healthcare law, healthcare liability, and corporate healthcare. She has reviewed federal and state Medicare laws for doctors and hospitals. She has represented entities in negligent healthcare liability lawsuits and reviewed hospital discharge plans in accordance with federal and state regulations. Kaitlin has also assisted applicants applying for Tenncare Choices. She has examined clients’ assets and helped clients obtain the long-term care best suited for their needs.

Kaitlin now joins Griffin & Davis to continue expanding her civil litigation practice, domestic relations, real estate, bankruptcy, and estate planning, specifically focusing on trusts. If you or a family member are looking to create a Spendthrift Trust, Qualifying Income Trust, Gun Trust, or Honorary Trust come see Kaitlin.  Kaitlin currently works out of our Kingston office, but is also available in Crossville, Sparta, and Cookeville by appointment.

If you need an attorney in Kingston, Rockwood, Harriman, Oliver Springs, Knoxville, Crossville, Cookeville, Sparta, Loudon, Lenoir City, Philadelphia, Madisonville, Oak Ridge, Clinton, or Crab Orchard, give Kaitlin a call today!