Chancellor Howell N. Peoples has joined Miller & Martin PLLC’s Chattanooga office in an of counsel position in the Litigation Department. Chancellor Peoples comes to Miller & Martin after his 32-year tenure as a Chattanooga Chancery Court judge presiding over every type and aspect of civil litigation.
Scott McGinness, managing member of the Chattanooga office, said, “We are thrilled to have Chancellor Peoples join our firm. He has had a long and distinguished career on the bench that complements Miller & Martin's broad range of client services. We are confident that our clients will benefit from his insight and the perspective he brings to Miller & Martin, as well as our expanded capabilities in the area of alternative dispute resolution.”
Chancellor Peoples said, “I am honored to become part of the Miller & Martin firm. My years on the bench have exposed me to nearly every type of dispute imaginable, and I hope that my experience and resultant knowledge will prove a benefit to a wide range of clients utilizing alternative dispute resolution.”
Chancellor Peoples will focus his practice on mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Chancellor Peoples received his J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law and his B.S. from the University of Tennessee.