Patrick Johnson

Being a lawyer means working with people! Fellow attorneys, judges, court clerks, clients, etc., are all crucial to a lawyer’s job...

Mark C. Scruggs

I am a life-long resident of Nashville, Tennessee, with the exception of my years at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville...

J.P. Barfield

J.P. Barfield, a resident of Nashville, Tennessee, concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of state and federal courts...


Dedicated Tennessee Attorneys

In the making of a knife, you temper the blade thru fire to make it hard and keep its edge. At Johnson, Scruggs & Barfield, we provide our clients exactly what they need from an attorney: "aggressive representation through knowledge tempered with experience." Whether with an individual or corporation, we know that serving you, our client, is our business. It's that simple. And that complex. It is really all about value. Our clients value the confidence they feel when an attorney with Johnson, Scruggs & Barfield works on their behalf. They value our vigilance and attention to detail. They especially value our commitment to be available when they need us, to complete their work on time, and to be responsive. "Client service" is our business and we strive to do it better than anyone else.

Our common endeavor: providing clients with outstanding legal services that help them reach their goals. We make it our business to understand their business as well as their legal needs. Clients have confidence in us because of our commitment to excellence. Our attorneys each recognize that clients expect and deserve value when it comes to:

  • responsiveness
  • attention to detail
  • communication
  • vigilance
  • results

We strive to distinguish ourselves by achieving cost-effective and pragmatic results for our clients; earn our clients loyalty by doing what we say; and maintaining the highest professionalism and ethics in our discipline. It's that simple.