With over 14 years of trial and litigation service, Jon West has established himself as a top worker’s compensation defense attorney in the Tennessee legal community. Before joining Hennessy & Roach as an associate in 2021, Jon earned his Juris Doctor degree from Nashville School of Law in 2006 and soon after began practicing as an Associate Attorney at Lewis, King, Krieg and Waldrop, P.C. in Nashville, TN, where he served as lead trial counsel to successfully defend employers, insurance companies, and third-party administrators in numerous state courts and before the Tennessee Department of Labor. Jon also worked as an Attorney at West Law PLLC, where he used his vast legal knowledge and expertise to manage litigation for complex Worker’s Compensation cases for several multi-million-dollar corporations.
Prior starting his practice, Jon received his Master’s in 2001 and his Bachelor of Science degree in 1994. He earned both degrees from Austin Peay State University in Health & Human Performance, and Public Management, respectively.
Jon is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all state courts of Tennessee as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.