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


Mr. Cole's representation in this area includes property owners, contractors, subcontractors, and lenders. He has handled lawsuits or arbitrations over a wide range of alleged building defects, lien claims and contract disputes. He recently represented the general contractor in disputes over one of the most expensive homes ever built in Middle Tennessee. He has represented a leading HVAC manufacturer in disputes throughout the state. He obtained a dismissal of class action against an international manufacturer of building supplies for an allegedly defective product. He successfully defended a supplier in an environmental lawsuit.


University of Virginia, B.A., 1976
University of Virginia, J.D., 1981


Pennsylvania, 1981
Virginia, 1984
Tennessee, 1986


Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association 


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell


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