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Edith S. Willcox - Chief Deputy Law Director

Phone: 865-215-2327   Fax: 865-215-2936

edith.willcox@knoxcounty.org
Edith S. Willcox - Biography

Edith Willcox practices civil litigation in federal and state court. This includes matters in workers' compensation, discipline compliance, ADA, FMLA, EAP, and other employment matters, as well as condemnation, wrongful death, public health matters, civil rights, and Governmental Tort Liability Act. She also serves as the legal advisor to the Knox County Air Quality Control Board and previously the Knox County Beer Board.

After graduating law school in 1991, Edith worked for the City of Dayton, Ohio before being recruited to join the firm of Crew, Buchanan and Lowe, also in Dayton, Ohio. She then joined a multi-state firm to continue practicing in the areas of employment law and medical malpractice. Upon moving to Tennessee, she worked as an assistant attorney general until joining the Law Director's Office in 2006.


Areas of Practice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Condemnation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Public Health
  • Civil Rights
  • Governmental Tort Liability
  • Consultation with various County Offices

Bar Admissions
  • 1991 Ohio
  • 2003 Tennessee
  • 2007 United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Education
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A. 1988
  • University of Dayton, School of Law, J.D. 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women
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Law Director

City County Building
400 Main Street
Suite 612
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2327
Fax: 865-215-2936

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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