John R. Bode

John R. Bode


Miller & Martin PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Employment Law - Management
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John Bode concentrates his practice on labor relations and employment opportunity. For more than three decades, John has served as lead trial counsel in numerous cases before state and federal agencies and courts and the National Labor Relations Board. He has extensive experience representing many prominent national, regional and Tennessee employers in union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, arbitrations, strikes, decertification petitions, wage and hour and other state and federal audits.

Location

  • Volunteer Building, Suite 1200
    832 Georgia Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

Education

  • University of Richmond , J.D. , graduated 1985
  • University of Virginia, graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee, Chattanooga Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Employment Law - Management

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Chattanooga (2022)
  • Labor Law - Management, Chattanooga (2021)
  • Employment Law - Management, Chattanooga (2020)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Chattanooga (2018)
  • Labor Law - Management, Chattanooga (2017)
  • Labor Law - Management, Chattanooga (2014)
  • Employment Law - Management, Chattanooga (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • Management

"Our company has been associated with John Bode for 12 years. He is held in the highest regard at Covenant Transport and has continued to be very instrumental in establishing and maintaining the employment practices here. In addition to his superb counsel in employment/labor law, we have found him to be a gentleman of great character. We consider relationships such as his to be a vital part of our organization."

- R.H. Lovin (Covenant Transport, Inc.)

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