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Michael J. Vetter, Sr., Esq.
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Nashville Attorney
Michael J. Vetter, Sr., Esq.

Phone: 615.823.6137


Languages: English

Leadership: Committee Member of Product Liability Practice Group

Mike Vetter is an AV-rated trial lawyer and a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 General Civil Mediator in Spicer Rudstrom’s Nashville office. He is the Chair of the firm’s Products Liability group, and his practice is also concentrated in property and casualty litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage, bad faith, auto and uninsured motorist litigation and premises liability. Mike is licensed to practice in Tennessee, Kentucky, California and Missouri.
A cum laude graduate of St. Louis University, Mike has a bachelor’s degree in finance. While in college, he was elected Rush Chairman, Social Chairman and President of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He also served as the Secretary Treasurer of the Interfraternity Counsel. Mike obtained his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and was the Secretary/Treasurer and then President of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.
Mike is a member of the Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri and California Bar associations, the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Nashville Catholic Business League and the St. Henry’s Men’s Club. Mike’s hobbies include eBay and old fishing lures. Mike periodically volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank.

Practice Areas

  • Products Liability, Chair
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arson and Fire Litigation
  • Automobile Liability
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Property and Casualty Litigation
  • Trucking/Transportation Litigation
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Litigation
  • Workers’ Compensation


  • Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator (2006)


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., 1987)
  • St. Louis University (B.S.B.A, cum laude, 1984)

Bar Admission

  • California (1987)
  • Missouri (1988)
  • Tennessee (1989)
  • Kentucky (2010)

Practice Privileges

  • California Trial and Appellate Courts
  • California Supreme Court
  • Missouri Trial and Appellate Courts
  • Missouri Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Kentucky Trial and Appellate Courts
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit


Contact This Firm

Spicer Rudstrom PLLC

414 Union Street, Bank of America Tower
Suite 1700
Nashville, TN 37219
United States

Law Firm Contact: Marc O. Dedman

Tel: 615.823.6137

Fax: 615.259.1522


Member Since: 2008

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