Jacob Thorington


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Jacob Thorington

Jacob Thorington has practiced law with Cheatham, Palermo & Garrett since 2007. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in May 2007. He is listed as a Rule 31 Family Law Mediator, and has been serving as a mediator since 2016. He has  an impressive breadth of knowledge in the areas of divorce, post-divorce, contempt, child support modification, alimony modification, paternity, and custody cases. He has argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals as well.

Jacob is very dedicated to serving others. He is an Eagle Scout, a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Williamson County Bar Association. he regularly serves with the Legal Aid Society. He loves living in Franklin with his beautiful wife, his three adorable children, the family dog, and family cat. He enjoys being involved in his community, participating and serving at Franklin First United Methodist Church, being a member of the Next Generation of the Heritage Foundation in Franklin, and serving on the board of Youth Leadership Franklin. Jacob is a natural leader and an experienced litigator recognized for his extensive, innovative and thorough trial preparation, always being there for his clients, ready to help them resolve their family issues with his guiding advice and personable smile.


Jacob has been repeatedly named as a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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