2404 Crestmoor RoadNashville, TN 37215615-254-1009



The Cheadle | Law offices are an association of attorneys representing business clients, particularly lenders, in forums throughout the state of Tennessee. The firm, located in Nashville, has an extensive creditors’ rights practice in state court and represents creditors in bankruptcy court.

The Cheadle offices have been included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. John R. Cheadle, Jr. has an AV Preeminent rating, which is the highest possible rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity.

The Nashville attorneys of Cheadle | Law are actively involved in collection law, receivership law, commercial litigation, general business law, bankruptcy law, insurance law, and aviation law. The banks and companies which the Cheadle | Law offices represent are among the most prominent names in banking and insurance.

Practice Areas

Business Law

The Cheadle | Law offices offer clients an extensive background in business law. The firm’s lawyers are available to assist clients with most business matters, including recovery of unpaid obligations, transactions, and providing general legal counsel.

Banking Law

Banking law covers the regulation of banks and finances. Attorneys at the Cheadle | Law offices assist clients in cases pertaining to:

  • Recovery of unpaid loans
  • Recovery of DDAs
  • Deposit and trust accounts

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Creditor Bankruptcy Law

Attorneys at the Cheadle | Law offices have had extensive creditor bankruptcy law experience and can assist business creditors in confirming the creditor’s rights …

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Insurance Law

The Cheadle | Law office attorneys have extensive experience in the recovery of subrogation claims for insurance carriers. In addition, counsel have assisted insurance companies in the defense of its insureds in personal injury and property damage lawsuits.

Receivership Law

For over three decades, John Cheadle has served as a Court-appointed Receiver or Liquidating Trustee of businesses and commercial properties, including apartment complexes, condominium projects …

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Aviation Law

As a licensed pilot since 1980, John Cheadle is knowledgeable about aviation law and aircraft issues. The Cheadle | Law attorneys represent pilots and businesses in all areas of aviation practice …

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Our Attorneys

John R. Cheadle, Jr.


John R. Cheadle, Jr. has comprehensive experience in representing business creditors in state and bankruptcy court. As a frequent lecturer in enforcing creditors’ rights, John Cheadle's practice emphasizes collection law, lender representation, receiverships, corporate defense and aviation law.

Dudley A. Cheadle


Dudley A. Cheadle, another Cheadle joined the practice in 2005. Mr. Cheadle graduated from Belmont University in 1993 and received his Juris Doctor from Nashville School of Law in 2004. Mr. Cheadle also practices extensively in creditor representation.

Mary Barnard Cheadle


Mary Barnard Cheadle joined the Cheadle | Law offices in 2008. She attended Middle Tennessee State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in 2001, and Nashville School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor in 2008.


General Inquiries : www.cheadlelaw.com/contact/
John R. Cheadle, Jr. : jcheadle@cheadlelaw.com
Dudley A. Cheadle : dcheadle@cheadlelaw.com
Mary B. Cheadle : mcheadle@cheadlelaw.com

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