Spivey, King & Spivey
Spivey, King & Spivey
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About Spivey King & Spivey LLP

Spivey, King & Spivey, LLP in Kingsport, TN is a general practice law firm with over 50 years of combined experience in matters dealing with criminal law, divorce/custody, business disputes, personal injury, worker’s compensation, construction, civil litigation and medical malpractice. Spivey King & Spivey LLP combines decades of trial experience in criminal and civil matters with the energy and perseverance which are demanded in today’s legal environment.


Richard A. Spivey (“Rick”) started his practice in the late 1970s after graduating from Cumberland School of Law and practicing in Birmingham, Alabama handling civil and commercial litigation. However, in 1979, Rick found his true calling by returning to his hometown in Kingsport, TN and starting a practice specializing in criminal law, domestic/divorce work and general litigation. Rick has been named a "Fellow" by the Tennessee Bar Foundation for his accomplishments. Rick is licensed to practice in Tennessee.
Matthew A. Spivey ("Matthew") started practicing law in Atlanta, Georgia after graduating from Emory University School of Law (Atlanta, Georgia) in 2006, with honors. In 2012, Matthew and Rick followed through with their discussions and plans to start a practice together in Kingsport, Tennessee. Since returning to Tennessee, Matthew has been recognized by the Tennessee Bar Association through selection into its Leadership Law Class of 2014. In addition, Matthew has been named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in the area of Criminal Defense by the American Society of Legal Advocates, as well as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers. Matthew is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Georgia.
J. Matt King (“Matt”) started practicing law in Kingsport, Tennessee after attending the Appalachian School of Law and graduating in 2006. Prior to joining Rick and Matthew in January of 2013, Matt managed a successful solo practice handling criminal and family law. Matt is licensed to practice in Tennessee.


Lindsay K. Earhart (“Lindsay”) started practicing law in Tennessee after graduating from Liberty University School of Law in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Lindsay practiced in Blountville, Tennessee and handled family law, juvenile and criminal issues. Lindsay is licensed to practice in Tennessee.

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