Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C.

Established in 1909

Attorney Awards
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Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C.

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Bristol, TN view address

Serving Bristol, TN view address

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

About Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C.

A highly rated Law Firm established in 1909 offers free consultations.

Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC, one of Bristol, Tennessee's oldest law firms, has been assisting clients in this region since 1909. Our attorneys continue the tradition of offering experienced and dedicated legal service in a wide range of practice areas, including personal injury, auto accidents, workers' compensation, Social Security, criminal law, wills, estates, probate, and family law. The firm of Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which signifies that the firm has attained the height of professional excellence. No matter what your legal issues are, we work tirelessly to pr...

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A highly rated Law Firm established in 1909 offers free consultations.

Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC, one of Bristol, Tennessee's oldest law firms, has been assisting clients in this region since 1909. Our attorneys continue the tradition of offering experienced and dedicated legal service in a wide range of practice areas, including personal injury, auto accidents, workers' compensation, Social Security, criminal law, wills, estates, probate, and family law. The firm of Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which signifies that the firm has attained the height of professional excellence. No matter what your legal issues are, we work tirelessly to protect your best interests.

Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC has proudly served the Tri-Cities region for more than 100 years. As detailed in our firm overview, our law practice is built on the principle of personal service and relationships. Whether you have been injured in a serious car accident or denied Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, our attorneys provide knowledgeable and personalized legal advice. Clients also benefit from our:

-Personalized legal guidance -- Our lawyers possess a wide breadth of legal knowledge, which puts us in a uniquely qualified position to solve almost any issue you are facing. Our partners deliver individualized service that meets your exact needs.

-Excellent credentials -- Our attorneys have proven experience and are well respected by their peers. All of the attorneys at our firm are AV® Preeminentš Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Myers N. Massengill II and Daniel D. Coughlin have also been chosen as Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

-Zealous advocacy -- Our lawyers are skilled negotiators and seasoned litigators. Daniel D. Coughlin is board certified in civil trial advocacy. We work hard to achieve the best result in your case, whether through settlement or trial.

-Superior client care -- We are professional, friendly and attentive to the concerns of our clients. You can count on us to respond to your questions quickly and thoroughly.

When faced with a complex legal problem, you need an experienced attorney on your side. At Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, PC, we work hard to come up with reasonable solutions that best protect your interests. We serve clients throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in the following areas of practice:

-Personal injury -- Our lawyers handle a variety of personal injury cases, ranging from slip and fall accidents to medical malpractice to wrongful death. Whether you are suffering from whiplash or your loved one is hospitalized with a serious brain injury, we fight to protect your legal interests and obtain the compensation you deserve.

-Auto accidents -- We routinely handle cases involving injuries that occurred as a result of a serious auto accident. High-speed collisions, pedestrian accidents and truck wrecks can all yield devastating consequences, including broken bones, internal injuries, head trauma and spinal cord injuries. Our lawyers fight for full and fair compensation while you focus on your recovery.

-Social Security -- If you have a serious physical or mental condition that prevents you from working, our lawyers can help you obtain SSD benefits. The SSD claims process is complex, so it is critical to have an experienced lawyer in your corner.

-Criminal law -- You don't want to face the criminal justice system alone. Our skilled defense lawyers are knowledgeable in all areas of criminal law, including assault, battery, domestic violence, robbery, drug possession and driving under the influence (DUI).

-Wills and probate -- Our wills and probate attorneys can get your affairs in order and ensure your wishes are honored after you die. We also help secure conservatorships or guardianships for loved ones who can no longer care for themselves.

-Family law and divorce -- We help families address a variety of legal concerns, including paternity, divorce, child custody, alimony, child support and adoptions. You can count on our family law and divorce attorneys to provide supportive guidance throughout the legal process.

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Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • General Practice
  • Trials and Appeals in all State and Federal Courts
  • Probate
  • Wrongful Death
  • Social Security Disability
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Criminal Law
  • Adoptions
  • Accidents
  • Litigation
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Whiplash Wrongful Death
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Name Changes
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Children
  • Adoption Law
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Childrens Rights
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Private Adoptions
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Hit and Run
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Probation
  • Search and Seizure
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Wills
  • Wills Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Practice
  • Torts
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Municipal Torts
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Long-Arm Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance Living Wills
  • SSI
  • Conservatorships
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Insurance Claims
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Car Wrecks
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Social Security
  • Product Liability
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Products Liability
  • Detainers
  • Accidents Litigation
  • Electromagnetic Field Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Whiplash
  • Car Accidents
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Orders of Protection
  • Civil Contempt
  • Criminal Contempt
  • International Adoptions
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Compact Adoptions
  • Driving on Revoked Electronic Surveillance
  • Reckless Driving
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Domestic Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Custodial Interference
  • Worthless Checks
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Vandalism
  • False Report
  • Failure to Appear
  • Evading Arrest
  • Perjury
  • Inheritance
  • Advanced Directive
  • Guardianships

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  • 100% client recommended 18 recommendations
  • 4.9/5.0 18 reviews
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.9/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.9/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Daniel D. Coughlin on 10/02/18 in Civil Litigation

    Dan Coughlin is very thorough & competent. He took time to make sure I understood the issues utilizing ways easy to comprehend without being patronizing or condescending. His client's best interest are in his mind & heart. You are his main focus whe... Read more

    Dan Coughlin is very thorough & competent. He took time to make sure I understood the issues utilizing ways easy to comprehend without being patronizing or condescending. His client's best interest are in his mind & heart. You are his main focus when talking with him. His demeanor is very calm and has been a blessing. One of the true testaments of his character is his ability to hold all matters confidential. He is a man of his word & provides outstanding customer service. HIGHLY Recommend

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Daniel D. Coughlin on 08/08/18 in Social Security Disability

    He was very professional and listened to my complicated health issues. Him and his staff moved quickly to get my claim approved much sooner than I expected

    He was very professional and listened to my complicated health issues. Him and his staff moved quickly to get my claim approved much sooner than I expected

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill on 03/30/18 in Social Security Disability

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Myers N. Massengill II on 01/11/18 in Child Custody

    I came to Mr. Massengill II to get legal custody of my grandchildren. They were in a bad situation and with his help, I became their legal guardian. Mr. Massengill II was easy to talk to and had concern about my grandchildren. That helped me know... Read more

    I came to Mr. Massengill II to get legal custody of my grandchildren. They were in a bad situation and with his help, I became their legal guardian. Mr. Massengill II was easy to talk to and had concern about my grandchildren. That helped me know that I had chosen the right attorney. I could not have asked for a better attorney. The concern, thoughtfulness, and speed of getting this done was amazing. Hats off to you sir! You're the best!! I recommend him highly! Vickie Burke

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Myers N. Massengill II on 11/14/17 in Divorce

    Only good things to say about this firm and in particular Mr. Myers Massengill II. Myers has been my legal representation twice in the past few years and has done an outstanding job on both occasions. He is thorough, efficient, very competent, pers... Read more

    Only good things to say about this firm and in particular Mr. Myers Massengill II. Myers has been my legal representation twice in the past few years and has done an outstanding job on both occasions. He is thorough, efficient, very competent, personable, and always advised me according to what was in my best interest. The administrative staff is also very friendly, helpful, and perform their duties well. This firm will be my first call should I need legal assistance in the future.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill on 06/12/17 in Workers Compensation

    Carter Massengill was outstanding in handling my disability case. I couldn't ask for more from an attorney. I highly recommend him with no hesitation or reservations whatsoever.

    Carter Massengill was outstanding in handling my disability case. I couldn't ask for more from an attorney. I highly recommend him with no hesitation or reservations whatsoever.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C. on 05/23/17 in Personal Injury

    Myers Massengill II is very professional and prompt . He kept me abreast of my case from the very beginning . The staff is very polite and courteous, putting the client at ease upon each visit or call. I would definately use this firm and Myers... Read more

    Myers Massengill II is very professional and prompt . He kept me abreast of my case from the very beginning . The staff is very polite and courteous, putting the client at ease upon each visit or call. I would definately use this firm and Myers again if needed. I highly recommend Myers and will refer others in the future.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Daniel D. Coughlin on 04/27/17 in Contracts

    Mr. Coughlin is an excellent attorney. Thanks to his hard work and sharp legal skills he was able to settle a legal matter in which I was both a plaintiff and a defendant against Wellmont Health Systems. The settlement of the claim and counter-claim... Read more

    Mr. Coughlin is an excellent attorney. Thanks to his hard work and sharp legal skills he was able to settle a legal matter in which I was both a plaintiff and a defendant against Wellmont Health Systems. The settlement of the claim and counter-claim gave me everything I had hoped to get. Mr. Coughlin is an attorney of great integrity and his services are very reasonably priced. He is also a voice of reason when my tensions were running high. I could not be more pleased with his legal services.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C. on 02/23/17 in Social Security

    Most professional and understanding staff to communicate with throughout the long process . Question and answers had been explained in a polite and understanding approach ! Extremely informative at every stage of the process!

    Most professional and understanding staff to communicate with throughout the long process . Question and answers had been explained in a polite and understanding approach ! Extremely informative at every stage of the process!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Daniel D. Coughlin on 10/13/15 in Litigation

    He helped me to recover some of the money that I lost to a greedy skunk. It took three long and stressful years, but through it all, he was always helpful and courteous even when I may have been getting on his nerves. He is exceptionally intelligen... Read more

    He helped me to recover some of the money that I lost to a greedy skunk. It took three long and stressful years, but through it all, he was always helpful and courteous even when I may have been getting on his nerves. He is exceptionally intelligent and competent in his practice of law, and I have full confidence in him in every aspect of what a lawyer ought to be able to do.

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 50 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by a Government Counsel on 06/12/13 in Criminal Defense

    Carter is known to be a good and eithical attorney.

    Carter is known to be a good and eithical attorney.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by a Sole Practitioner on 06/10/13 in Domestic Relations

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by a Sole Practitioner on 06/07/13 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by an Other Legal Professional on 06/04/13 in General Practice

    I've witnessed first hand Carter's interaction with clients, opposing counsel and judges and have always found him knowledgable and respectful in all settings. In addition, I've witnessed Carter's dedication to the state and local bar associations an... Read more

    I've witnessed first hand Carter's interaction with clients, opposing counsel and judges and have always found him knowledgable and respectful in all settings. In addition, I've witnessed Carter's dedication to the state and local bar associations and his eagerness to participate in community and pro-bono activies and services.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by an Associate on 05/28/13 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by a Sole Practitioner on 05/27/13 in Domestic Relations

    Attorney Massengill has an excellent working relationship with the local judges and bar association.

    Attorney Massengill has an excellent working relationship with the local judges and bar association.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for L. Carter Massengill by a Partner on 05/25/13 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Myers N. Massengill II by a Judge on 04/06/13 in Family Law

    This attorney is one of best lawyers in our community it is a pleasure to have him appear before me

    This attorney is one of best lawyers in our community it is a pleasure to have him appear before me

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Myers N. Massengill II by a Partner on 04/01/13 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Myers N. Massengill II by a Partner on 03/24/13 in General Practice

    Myers is a great attorney with the highest score of ethical standards very knowledgeable in area of practice. Cares deeply about his clients

    Myers is a great attorney with the highest score of ethical standards very knowledgeable in area of practice. Cares deeply about his clients

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Firm Details

Year Established
1909
Firm Size
5
Additional Payment Information
    Free initial consultation
    Fixed hourly rates
    Fixed fees available
Representative Clients
Representative Clients: United Inter-Mountain Telephone Co.; City of Bristol, Tennessee; Bristol Tennessee Electric System; Twin City Federal Savings Bank.
Representative Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Sprint; First Tennessee Development District; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.; State Farm Fire and Casualty Co.
Approved Attorneys: Lawyers Title Insurance Corp.; Stewart Title Guaranty Co.; First American Title Insurance Co.; Investors Title Insurance Company. References: Am South Bank; Citizens Bank, Elizabethton, Tn.; First Tennessee Bank National Association.

Location Details

Fax: 423-764-1179

Website: http://www.mccbristol.com

Firm Address:

Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C. 777 Anderson Street
P.O. Box 1745
Bristol, TN 37620
U.S.A.

Office Hours:

  • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Office Hours:

  • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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