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Where will you go when you need a lawyer?

At some time in your life, you will need a lawyer to help solve a legal issue. If you live near Wartburg, make Wilson & Brooks P.C., your choice for legal advice and representation.

Established in 1976 in the scenic town of Wartburg, Tennessee, Wilson & Brooks P.C. have years of experience resolving the complex legal problems of our clients. We are dedicated to professional excellence, practicing law with integrity and providing the highest standards of legal advice to clients.

Our seasoned team has a strong record of success and can resolve your problems quickly and effectively. We assure you the personal attention you deserve from your legal counsel at reasonable costs. We address diverse practice areas and work with clients of any size and type - from private individuals to business organizations, practicing both commercial and personal law.

We appreciate that the practical aspects of each case are just as important as the client's legal rights. Therefore, we advise our clients on the best strategy of pursuing their claim, given the unique circumstances of their situation.

Wilson & Brooks P.C. take pride in offering the highest level of service. We work with our clients to determine the best course of action to get the intended results. We keep our clients abreast of developments in their case via our prompt communication.

Wilson & Brooks can help you with:-

Personal Injury Law
Divorce and Family Law
Criminal Law
Appellate Law
Wills, Estate and Trusts
Real Estate
Oil & Gas


James Frank Wilson (Retired 2016)

James Frank Wilson

Litigation Percentage: 25%

Bar Admissions: Tennessee

BS - 1966 - Murray State University, KY
MS – 1971 – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
JD – 1975 – University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association

Employment Positions:
Chairman - Citizens First Bank - 1995 - present
Chairman - W Group Properties, Inc.
Former Director - Tennessee Oil & Gas Association
Former Director - Sunbright Bank & Trust Company
Director - Housing Development Corporation of Clinch Valley

Jamie Brooks

Jamie Brooks

Litigation Percentage: 40%

Bar Admissions: Tennessee

BA - 1982 - Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville
JD - 1985 - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL)


Practice Areas

Personal Injury Law:
An injury either physical or emotional caused by negligence or caused intentionally by others can qualify for Personal Injury claims.

The party responsible for injuring someone else may be liable for compensatory or punitive damages.
Examples of personal injuries are:
Injury at work
Injury caused in a traffic accident
Damage caused as a result of faulty goods or services
Slip and Fall Accidents
Injury caused by errors in hospital treatment
Physical or psychological injury sustained by a victim in the course of a crime
Emotional illness caused by discrimination or harassment in your work-place

Injuries suffered can be severe and life altering. We realize that your immediate need after going through such trauma is to get your medical bills covered, make sure you do not suffer financially through any lost wages, and make sure you will be covered for future treatment relating to your injury.

We will discuss your situation and go over the options available to you, as well as work other parties involved in your case to make sure all your needs are handled quickly and appropriately.

We will fight to get you the just compensation you need and deserve.

Most cases are handled on a contingent fee basis- no payment unless damages are collected.

Elder Law and Estate Planning and Protection:
Helping elders and their families plan for illness and death and preserve their assets. Initiating guardianships and conservatorships for falling elders: protecting elders from physical and financial abuse and neglect.

The rising cost of litigation and prolonged timeframes are making traditional lawsuits impractical for many individuals and businesses. We offer arbitration, mediation, and additional kinds of ADR to attorneys and individuals aimed to resolve disputes.

Appellate Law:
Prosecuting and defending appeals in Tennessee and Federal Courts.

Wills, Estate and Trusts:
When a family member has passed away, it is often necessary to Probate his or her assets to properly transfer to their beneficiaries. All aspects of probate law from drafting simple wills to complicated estate plans and probating estates through courts.

Real Estate:
All aspects of buying, selling and financing family and commercial real estate.

Divorce and family law:
The dissolution of a marriage involves crucial decisions about the welfare of your children and the equitable division of your assets. We have 40 years of experience in divorce law. We consider all aspects of your divorce case to develop the best possible solutions regarding:

Relationship breakdowns can be painful for all concerned. Being able to end a relationship with as little conflict as possible is very important, particularly where children are involved. We will advise you on all aspects of your case including divorce mediation, domestic relations law, child custody, separation, support and alimony, and property division.

Criminal Law:
Defending clients in prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies ranging from DUIs to white collar crimes.


Our Staff


We believe that our staff is our biggest asset. Lisa and Denise hold down the fort at our office and ensure that day to day operations run efficiently. With a wealth of professional experience, they juggle a multitude of responsibilities at the office. Their commitment and diligence ensure a smoother journey for our clients.