Kent Michael

Carringer

Kent Michael

Carringer

With a robust academic background, diverse professional experience, and a commitment to community service, Kent brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the legal landscape.

Kent earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Tennessee College of Law in May 2015. While in law school, Kent earned recognition for outstanding achievement in the 2014 Contract Drafting Seminar.

Prior to his legal studies, Kent completed his Bachelor of Arts at The University of Tennessee, majoring in English Literature. His undergrad achievements include participation in the Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement in 2009, induction into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society in 2007, and consistent placement on the Dean’s List from December 2006 to August 2011.

Kent passed the Tennessee Bar Exam in July 2015. After working for firms in Morristown and Sevierville, Kent became an associate at Baker, O’Kane & Thompson / Arnett, Baker, Draper & Hagood (Knoxville, Tennessee) in July 2022.

Kent has experience and success in the courtroom over a wide variety of topics including insurance law, construction law, probate, debt collections, eviction, negligent construction, and labor and employment issues as well as experience in wills and estates planning and drafting, contract and document review, and business entity formation.

Kent is not only dedicated to his legal practice but also actively contributes to the community. His involvement includes volunteering at Ronald McDonald House, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Knoxville, Dogwood Arts Festival, Fantasy of Trees, and the Sunshine Center. Additionally, Kent is a published author, showcasing his creative talents with a fiction novel titled The Third Guitarist. He is also a contributing writer for Sportstime Publishing Company since May 2011. In his spare time, Kent enjoys going to Norris Lake with his wife and two children.

 

 

 

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Healthcare Liability
  • Wills & Estate
  • Probate
  • Contract Drafting & Review
  • Business Entity Formation
EDUCATION
  • University of Tennessee (B.A. 2013) Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D. 2015)
MEMBERSHIPS

Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations