Van Irion is a personal injury lawyer who represents injured victims and their families from any injury caused by a third party including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, and dog bites.
Mr. Irion is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and all State Courts in Tennessee.
As lead personal injury attorney Mr. Irion has litigated jury trials and bench trials in both state and federal courts. Mr. Irion has litigated several cases to the United States Supreme Court. He has also practiced before the Tennessee and Georgia State Supreme Courts, the 6th and 9th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, and U.S. District Courts in Tennessee, Virginia, Texas, Arizona, and California. He has also handled arbitrations, mediations, bankruptcy challenges, and administrative court matters.
For several years Mr. Irion served as a transactions attorney for the University of Tennessee Research Foundation where he managed the University’s patent portfolio. Mr. Irion drafted and executed intellectual property licensing agreements and negotiated multi-million dollar contracts for the University. Mr. Irion also taught the next generation of lawyers while serving as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Irion worked in the genetics and medical research fields both in the public and private sectors. He has co-authored several peer reviewed articles and presentations.
Mr. Irion is also proud to have served in the US Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller at the USAF, Little Rock Air Force Base.
- University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, CA
- Juris Doctor, With Distinction, May 2005
- Law Journal: The Transnational Lawyer
- Dean’s Scholarship Recipient, 2002-2005
- Dean’s Honor Roll, 2003, 2004 & 2005
- Academic Achievement Award, 2004
- Witkin Award – Contracts, 2003
- Witkin Award – Biology, Law & Human Behavior, 2005
- Witkin Award – Community Property, 2005
- Mock Trial Competition Finalist, 2003
- University of California, Davis, California
- Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, 1995
State Bar of Tennessee
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
State Bar of Tennessee
Knoxville Bar Association
The Law Office of Van R. Irion represents personal injury clients in Knoxville and surrounding areas of East Tennessee, including Knox County, Sevier County, Loudon County, Anderson County, Blount County, Monroe County, McMinn County, Jefferson County and Claiborne County and the cities of Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Vonore, Madisonville, Alcoa, Sweetwater, Farragut, Tellico Plains, Loudon, Lenoir City, Athens, Oak Ridge, Greenville, Maryville and Clinton.
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