Tasha Blakney

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Tasha C. Blakney is engaged in criminal defense and general civil litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, contract disputes, employment law, and business litigation. Along with David M. Eldridge, Ms. Blakney formed the practice of Eldridge & Blakney, P.C., in September of 2003.

Courses taught at Pellissippi State:

  • LAW 2600: Workers' Compensation
My Academic and Professional Credentials:

  • Ms. Blakney graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law, with honors, in 1999, and has practiced law in Knoxville since her graduation. Her work has been recognized by her peers, having been voted as a Knoxville CityView Top Attorney in the following categories: Wrongful death—Plaintiff, Appellate Practice, Constitutional Law/Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Defense, Labor & Employment Law—Employee, Personal Injury—Automobile Accidents, and Workers’ Compensation. Ms. Blakney has been twice named a Rising Star by the Mid-South Super Lawyers publication and was honored to be named by the Greater Knoxville Business Journal in its inaugural list of Knoxville’s 40 Under 40. In 2008, Ms. Blakney was selected for membership in the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, in which membership is limited to one third of one percent of all lawyers in America. Ms. Blakney has also served as an expert legal commentator for national television programming on NBC’s Oxygen Network.