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Toby R. Carpenter, Esq.
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Knoxville Attorney
Toby R. Carpenter, Esq.

Phone: 865.312.8814


Languages: English

TOBY R. CARPENTER is a native of Kingsport, Tennessee. He graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1991, with a degree in political science and history. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. After beginning his practice with Baker, Kinsman & Hollis in Chattanooga, he returned to Knoxville where he practiced for over twelve years with the firm of Carpenter, O’Connor & Sterchi. He joined Kennerly Montgomery in 2008. His practice is devoted almost entirely to civil litigation, primarily insurance defense, first-party insurance matters including coverage and fraud, subrogation, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, premises liability, transportation, and construction. He has handled cases at all levels of the trial and appellate courts of Tennessee, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Carpenter was the incorporator and one of the original officers of East Tennessee Border Collie Rescue, a nonprofit organization devoted to the rescue and placement of homeless sheepdogs. He is also an avid bicycle racer.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense


  • University of Tennessee – J.D. 1995
  • East Tennessee State University – B.A. 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee – 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee – 1996


  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association


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Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, P.C.

550 Main Street W
Knoxville, TN 37902
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jack Tallent, II

Tel: 865.312.8814

Fax: 865.524.1773


Member Since: 2008

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