Attorney - H. Buckley Cole


H. Buckley Cole
HBS Nashville Office

P: 615-277-5006
F: 615-313-8008
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Buck has practiced in Nashville for over 25 years. He has litigated in state and federal courts throughout Tennessee. His litigation practice has ranged from representing spouses in divorces to defending corporations in class actions. He has handled numerous real estate transactions and disputes as well as many types of contract lawsuits and arbitrations. Buck practices out of the Nashville office of Hall Booth Smith, PC.

Practice Areas

Business Litigation

Mr. Cole has litigated for both small businesses and international enterprises in many types of disputes. He represented a global components supplier in matters throughout Tennessee. He has arbitrated or litigated over the dissolution or valuation of closely held businesses and professional practices. Mr. Cole has defended corporations against class actions for consumer protection or securities claims. He has defended corporations against claims by terminated employees under executive contracts.  He has represented corporations and insurers in adversary proceedings and preference claims in bankruptcy courts. He has also defended a business against claims of product counterfeiting.


University of Virginia, B.A., 1976

University of Virginia, J.D., 1981


Tennessee, 1986


Mold Litigation, Chitester Management Systems, 2003
Insurance Law in Tennessee, Lorman Seminars, 2003
Real Estate Litigation in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 1998
Trial Practice Seminar, Nashville Bar Association, 1997
Valuation of Closely Held Businesses in Divorces, Nashville Bar Association, 1995
Impact of Tennessee Small Schools Case, Tenn. Assn. of County Attorneys, 1993 


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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association