Samuel J. Gowin practices in Chattanooga and is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. Mr. Gowin previously worked as an electrical engineer in the nuclear power and custom machinery fields after graduating from the Georgia Tech in 1999.

Sam primarily represents and advises banks, small businesses in litigation and families in probate issues. Sam is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association and American Bar Association. He is the former Section Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association's General and Solo Practice Section.

He enjoys exploring new places and ideas, accomplishing tasks and promoting hospitality and pursuing other adventures with his wonderful wife, Sarah and son, Jack. Sam works with Bridge Refugee Services in Chattanooga, Tennessee providing legal orientation for new arrivals and legal counseling. Sam attends Mission Chattanooga in Chattanooga.

Sam is an adjunct professor Belhaven University's Chattanooga campus where he teaches Business Law, Business Ethics and Law of Healthcare Administration.

Publications and Speaking 

Law Office Hacks:Twenty-five or sol little ways to make your law office leaner, meaner, cleaner and just better, August 15, 2015, Nashville, TN, Tennessee Bar Association 

Gowin, Sam, Pet or Pro: Service Animals, Therapy Animals and Pets Are Not the Same, Tennessee Bar Journal, February, 2014.

Collections: Seeking and Collecting a Judgment, Nov. 18, 2013, Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute.

Working with Refugee Communities and their Special Legal Issues, Oct. 11, 2013, Nashville, TN, Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.

Starting a Law Practice, Aug. 23, 2013, Knoxville, TN, Tennessee Bar Association.

Books I'm currently reading:

America's Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

The Woolhat Boys:Georgia's Populist Party - Story of Georgia's populist movement in the late 1800's.

 

Office Hours:

Monday 9AM-5PM

Tuesday 9AM-5PM

Wednesday 9AM-Noon

Thursday 9AM-5PM

Friday 9AM-Noon

I have young children, other business interests and teaching obligations. I use Wednesday and Friday afternoons to focus on these things. If my law office schedule does not work for you, I will work to accommodate you, even in the evenings or on weekends.