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Jordan T. Newport

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Jordan T. Newport is an associate attorney for Taylor & Knight, GP. Jordan practices in the areas of General Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Business Litigation and Commercial Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, consumer protection, appeals and governmental tort law litigation.

Jordan was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, after which he stayed home and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. While at UTK, Jordan majored in Marketing, while earning a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Consumer Sciences. Jordan graduated Summa Cum Laude.

After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Jordan attended law school at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law where he graduated ranking in the top five of his class with the honorable distinction of Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, Jordan served as Vice President of LMU Law’s Student Bar Association for two years, as well as serving as the Vice President of the Family Law Society. During his three years in law school, Jordan received certificates of academic excellence for achieving the highest grade in his class in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing III, Legal Research II, Legal Research III, Business Organizations, and Trial Advocacy I.

Jordan has worked all around Knoxville and has achieved a variety of notable accomplishments since he began working in the legal field. As a law clerk, Jordan clerked for some of the most prestigious lawyers and law firms in Knoxville, as well as serving a term as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas R. Frierson, II, of the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Jordan also served as a research assistant and teaching assistant while at LMU Law.

Since beginning at Taylor & Knight, GP in 2018, Jordan has worked on a variety of civil cases. He has handled civil matters involving the Tennessee Government Tort Liability Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as various other federal and state statutes. Jordan has also assisted in authoring several motions and briefs that have been successful in Tennessee state court, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In his free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with his friends, family, girlfriend and their wild -Rhodesian Ridgeback-Golden Retriever mix pooch. He loves traveling and trying to stay fit. If there’s a University of Tennessee football or basketball game, you can bet that Jordan is either in attendance or watching it on TV. Jordan is also a self-proclaimed foodie and a coffee enthusiast.

Education

  • Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan School of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. Magna Cum Laude (2019)
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S. Marketing, Summa Cum Laude (2016)

Bar + Admission

  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Tennessee

Publications

  • “Silencing Sedition” How Abraham Lincoln and John Adams Desecrated the Constitution to Combat Public Reprimand, Lincoln Memorial University Law Review, Spring 2019 Edition

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