Cory joined Whatley & Associates in August 2013 after clerking with Jefferson County District Attorney?s Office in Birmingham, Alabama. Cory is licensed to practice law in all courts of the State of Tennessee. He represents his clients in matters ranging from criminal defense, domestic law, contract disputes, and personal injury suits. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Industrial Distribution in May 2010. Cory is a 2013 graduate of Samford University?s Cumberland School of Law. Along with his teammates on Cumberland?s National Trial Team, Cory won the National Institute for Trial Advocacy?s ?Tournament of Champions? in New York City in 2011. He also won the Best Advocate Award in 2012 at the ?Tournament of Champions? in Chicago, Illinois. Cory is as an active member of Trinity Methodist Church in Spring Hill and serves as a Coach of the Vanderbilt University Mock Trial Team.
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University Juris Doctor Dean?s List Honors Certificate in Trial Advocacy Cumberland National Trial Team Champion ? 2011 National Institute for Trial Advocacy?s ?Tournament of Champions? Best Advocate ? 2012 National Institute for Trial Advocacy?s ?Tournament of Champions? Scholar of Merit ? Basic Skills in Trial Advocacy Michael V. Rasmussen Award for Most Outstanding Cumberland Advocate Order of the Barristers Recipient Nat Bryan American Board of Trial Advocates Award William J. Peeler Advanced Trial Advocacy Award Trial Advocacy Board
University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduated magna cum laude Pre-Law Advisory Board Scholarship National Mock Trial Team ? received five Best Advocate Awards (3 in 2009, 2 in 2010)
Practice Areas Litigation Criminal Defense Domestic Law Personal Injury Juvenile
Professional Associations and Memberships Maury County Bar Association