J. Tucker Montgomery, MD, JD, FCLM, is licensed to practice law and medicine in Tennessee. After receiving his M.D. degree in 1972 from the University of Tennessee Medical Units in Memphis, Montgomery graduated in 1973 from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville, earning a J.D. degree. Following Family Practice Residency Training, Dr. Montgomery practiced full time emergency medicine in Chattanooga and then Knoxville hospitals.
He is a fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, and a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations, as well as many national organizations. His opinions and perspectives have been shared with physicians and attorneys through many years of lectures, consultations, and as an editor of the “Emergency Department Legal Letter.” Dr. Montgomery’s primary legal practice is in Tennessee, but he has been actively involved by consultation as co-counsel for local attorneys in other states, including Texas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, and Kentucky.