Meet Herbert Thornbury, Esquire

Proudly Representing the Chattanooga, Nashville and Nearby Atlanta, GA areas for 30 years

Herbert Thornbury - Personal Injury Attorney

Chattanooga Personal Injury Lawyer

In addition to his three decades of experience representing people like you, Tennessee injury lawyer, Herbert Thornbury, Esquire is a well-respected member of the legal community.

His credentials include:

  • Member of the American, Tennessee, and Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Associations
  • Member of the American, Tennessee, and Chattanooga Bar Associations
  • Appointed as a Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility by the Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Board-certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Highest rated for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading independent legal rating organization

Herbert Thornbury's Curriculum Vitae


  • McCallie School
  • President, Alumni Council, 1988
  • Board of Directors, 1987-1989; 1992-1993
  • Alumni Council, 2000-2006
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - 1968 (B.A.)
  • University of Tennessee - 1973 (J.D.)


  • Active Duty, 1968-1970
  • 199th Light Infantry Brigade, Republic of Vietnam
  • Captain, United States Army Reserve, 1971-1975


  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Speaker
    Workers' Compensation and Subrogation
  • National Business Institute, Speaker
    Workers' Compensation
  • Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association, Speaker
    Workers' Compensation and Civil Liability
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Adjunct Professor
    Business Law
  • American Institute of Banking, Adjunct Professor
    Business Law


  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Governors, Past President
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Member, Board of Governors, 1980-1996
  • Chairman, General Liability Section, 1991-1992
  • American Association for Justice


  • Municipal Judge, Town of Walden, 1990-2017


  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
    National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, 1995-2020


  • Tennessee Supreme Court appointment as a Hearing Committee Member on the Board of Professional Responsibility, 1996-2002


  • Associated with Thornbury & Morgan since 1986