Experienced Family Lawyers in Knoxville

Sensitive counsel and aggressive advocacy for life’s legal issues

For more than 40 years, the Law Offices of LaFevor & Slaughter has served our neighbors in the Knoxville, Tennessee area by providing quality legal services for important issues in their lives. Our decision to maintain a small office and work locally has allowed us to make a deep impact on our community, one satisfied client at a time. Whether you need sound advice on a domestic dispute, reliable counsel on the best way to provide for a vulnerable loved one or aggressive trial advocacy to defeat criminal charges, our firm stands ready to help.

Do you need help in any of these areas?

Family Law


Client centered representation designed to get you the results you deserve at a price you can afford

Attorney Jim LaFevor is a prototypical gentle warrior. Admittedly soft-hearted, Jim offers patient, individual attention for clients struggling with the emotional weight of their legal problems. Yet, as a combat veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim knows what it means to fight. As a trial attorney with extensive courtroom experience, Jim gets results.

Attorney Patrick Slaughter knows how to speak to judges and juries to help them understand the nuances of your case. Patrick offers a stress-free environment to discuss your needs, and keeps the lines of communication open at all hours of the day and night. Thorough, meticulous and practical, Patrick is able to get to the heart of your legal matter, and helps you work through your options for moving forward.

The Law Offices of LaFevor & Slaughter offers free initial telephone consultations for clients seeking legal services.

Respected Knoxville law firm serving those who serve our nation

Among attorneys in Knoxville, the members of the Law Office of LaFevor & Slaughter have earned the respect of the local judiciary, our clients and the legal and military communities. The office of the Judge Advocate General regularly refers military personnel to our office, where we are pleased to offer a discount on our legal fees for active duty military and law enforcement personnel.

Contact a seasoned, skilled and dependable Knoxville, TN family lawyer

We offer clients a chance to tell their side of the story in a safe and stress-free environment. To schedule an appointment with the Law Offices of LaFevor & Slaughter call us at 865.272.4454 or contact our Knoxville office online.