Timothy V. Potter

Email: | Phone: 615-446-2221

Timothy V. Potter was born in Dickson County. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School. He has practiced law since 1995 and is an accomplished and respected trial lawyer. Mr. Potter has successfully litigated numerous cases in both state and federal courts. He is known as an aggressive advocate for his clients, having obtained favorable jury verdicts and bench decisions in counties throughout the Middle Tennessee area.

Mr. Potter began his legal career at Stokes & Bartholomew, P.A. in Nashville, Tennessee. He then returned to his hometown in order to help create his present law firm in Dickson. RPRV is a full service litigation firm with a regional influence.

Mr. Potter’s litigation practice is diversified and focused primarily on both civil and criminal litigation. Much of his time is spent in courtrooms. He is also the appointed attorney for several governmental entities.

He is very active in his community. He recently served on the Dickson County Board of Education for 12 years. Currently he is a board member for the Dickson County Help Center. Mr. Potter’s wife, Amber, is an instructional coach for Dickson County public schools. They are blessed with three beautiful children, and are very active in the First Presbyterian Church. In his spare time, Mr. Potter enjoys playing golf and watching baseball.

His practice areas include:

  • Personal Injury

  • Municipal & County Law

  • Domestic Relations

  • Rule 31 Civil Mediator

  • Complex Civil Litigation

  • Criminal Defense

  • Employment Law


  • Vanderbilt Law School (JD, 1995)

    • Vanderbilt Moot Court competition, first place

    • Chief Justice of the Vanderbilt Moot Court Board

    • National Moot Court Team

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (BA, 1992)

    • Student Body President

    • Torchbearer Award - the highest honor bestowed upon a graduating student


  • United States Supreme Court

  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

  • Supreme Court of Tennessee

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee


  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Dickson County Bar Association (past President)

  • Tennessee County Attorney Association (Board of Directors)

  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL)