Attorney Profiles

History of the Cheadles

John Cheadle, Jr. and his sister Evalina Cheadle practiced with their father, John R. Cheadle, Sr., a Nashville lawyer for 37 years, before he passed away in 1997. Their brother, Dudley A. Cheadle, joined the practice in 2005.

Grandfather John A. Cheadle was a Texas lawyer. Great-grandfather John B. Cheadle was an Oklahoma attorney admitted in 1906 when Oklahoma was still a territory. He later became the Dean of the Oklahoma University Law School. Another great-grandfather, James D. B. DeBow, practiced law in Nashville in the early 1900s and was a Davidson County, Tennessee Criminal Court Judge.

The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements, certification, specialization or self-proclaimed expertise. Certifications of specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in all areas of practice relating to or included in the areas of Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Family Law. Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply representation of certification of specialization. These disclosures are required by the Supreme Court of Tennessee. This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. [ Site Map ] [ Bookmark Us ]