“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.”
– Winston Churchill
Chanse Joseph Hayes
Attorney At Law
Commercial Litigation; Probate Administration and Litigation; Business Torts; Employment Law; Civil Rights Litigation; Construction Litigation; Appellate Law; Personal Injury
In addition to litigation in the state and federal courts, Chanse also provides general legal services for small business clients, which includes contract drafting, business entity formation and drafting liens. He also assists his clients with settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution.
- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (B.S. in Economics and Political Science, Highest Honors in Economics, 2013) – Associate Brock Scholar; Provost’s Scholarship; Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society.
- University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 2018) – Research Editor for the Tennessee Law Review and for the Tennessee Journal of Business Law; CALI Award for Excellence (Contract Drafting; Food & Agricultural Law).
In law school, Chanse also served in several executive positions for law-related campus organizations.
Chanse J. Hayes, Case Comment, Commercial Real Estate: MLG Enters, LLC. v. Johnson, 18 Transactions: Tenn. J. of Bus. Law 1089 (2017).
- State of Tennessee, 2019
- U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Tennessee), 2019
Chanse is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Chattanooga Bar Association, and the American Inns of Court, Brock-Cooper Chapter.
Chanse is originally from southern Illinois and grew up on his family’s farm and dairy operation. In college, he wrestled Division I. Between college and law school, he launched a small business distributing antimicrobial products to sports teams and health care facilities. He is married to Mackenzie and they have a daughter, Ireland.