Christopher S. Campbell

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Member
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Phone: 901-525-1455
Email: ccampbell [at] harrisshelton [dot] com

Christopher S. Campbell’s significant trial, appellate and diverse litigation background, coupled with his tenacity and work ethic, enables him to assist his clients in a positive and result-driven way.  Mr. Campbell works with insurance companies, hospitals and municipalities defending claims and resolving conflicts.  He enjoys working with clients in a collaborative way and resolving issues as efficiently as possible.  Mr. Campbell has served as lead counsel on matters that developed or clarified existing law, including the following: LaFrancine Gibson, as Surviving Relative and Next Friend of Georgia Jones Deceased v. Yellow Cab, No. W2008-02417-COA-R3-CV, (Filed December 15, 2009) and Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. v. William Hamilton Smythe, III, et al, No. W2010-01339-SC-R11-CV (Decided April 25, 2013).

During his career, he has been involved with multiple government officials’ legal teams.  In 2008, Honorable Mayor W. W. Herenton appointed him to senior staff attorney and the next year, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey appointed him to serve as one of 17 commissioners on Tennessee’s first Judicial Nominating Commission.  Mayor A. C. Wharton retained appointment in 2009.  The commission was assigned the task of assisting the governor in selecting persons to fill judicial vacancies throughout the state of Tennessee.  Mr. Campbell currently serves on the Tennessee Commission for Continuing Legal Education & Specialization, wherein Justice Holly M. Kirby serves as the Supreme Court Liaison.  Prior to joining the Harris Shelton team in 1997, Mr. Campbell has had experience practicing law in various capacities; he worked as legal research and writing clerk for a city attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from 1995 to 1997.

Not only is Mr. Campbell actively involved in many professional organizations, but he also finds time to give back to the community in a variety of ways.  He serves on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, volunteers for various charitable organizations and gives inspirational speeches to economically disadvantaged youth.  In addition, he served on the alumni advisory board for Ouachita Baptist University.  After attending OBU on a four-year basketball scholarship, he now enjoys coaching his sons for various athletic teams.  He is also an avid golfer.

Professional Honors and Activities

  • American Inns of Court, former Member
  • Memphis Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee
  • Memphis Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Ben F. Jones Board of Directors, 2009-2010
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member

Education

  • The University of Arkansas, J.D. 1997
  • Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • All state and federal courts in Tennessee and Arkansas