Joseph A. Matherly is focused in representing companies and individuals in civil tort litigation, primarily medical malpractice defense. He defends health care providers with tactful and exceptional professionalism in an effort to best serve the needs of each individual client. He assists clients through pre-trial investigation, written discovery requests, depositions, pre-trial motions and other pleadings, mediations, and trial.
Joseph has primarily handled civil litigation in a wide-variety of settings requiring constant re-learning and staying up-to-date in various areas of the law. His diverse experience has afforded him several opportunities to be exposed to many different styles of litigation in numerous different settings.
Prior to joining Hancock, Daniel, & Johnson, P.C., Joseph practiced in his hometown, Johnson City, Tennessee and the surrounding region providing legal assistance to an array of clients, appearing all across the First, Second, and Third Judicial Districts of Tennessee. While attending law school at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. Matherly participated in the school’s legal advice clinic that focused on serving the underprivileged and at-need population of Knox County, Tennessee. During his time at the University of Tennessee, Joseph was Co-Coordinator of the Homeless Project and a class representative of the Health Law Society. While in law school, Mr. Matherly spent his summers serving the Tri-Cities, including clerking for Chancellor John C. Rambo in the Chancery Court for the First Judicial District of Tennessee, as well as practicing at several firms as a Summer Associate.
Mr. Matherly is a Johnson City, Tennessee native and currently resides with in Northeast Tennessee with his Wife, Kalin Matherly and their expectant child, and their dog, Golden-Retriever, Maddux.
Milligan University, B.A.
The University Of Tennessee, College of Law, J.D.
Admitted to Practice