Attorney Jonathan Richardson found himself drawn to the law field in high school at John Overton Comprehensive High School. He attended Morehouse College and studied Political Science with minors in Economics and International Studies. He then pursued a law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Attorney Richardson is a native of Nashville and concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, general civil litigation and criminal defense including  federal criminal defense. Attorney Richardson has served on the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Middle District of Tennessee and the Clemency Project of 2014 Panel. 

​Attorney Jonathan Richardson is admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court and all other state courts in Tennessee; Attorney Richardson is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee and the Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Attorney Richardson is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, a Life Member of the National Bar Association, a member of the National Black Lawyers Top 100, a member of the Napier-Looby Bar Association, a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Nashville Bar Foundation, and the Tennessee Bar Association. ​Attorney Richardson serves his community as the Davidson County Democratic Party Committee Man for Council District 1, and on the Mayor's SOB Licensing Board. Attorney Richardson has served  as the    National Secretary for the National Bar Association.

Attorney Richardson has also served as Treasurer for the Davidson County Democratic Party, Barrister in the Belmont Law School American Inns of Court, as a member of the Tennessee Judicial Conference's Bench Bar Relations Committee, and as a Co-chair of the Nashville Bar Association Circuit Court & Chancery Court Committee.

The Law Office of Jonathan E. Richardson

We'll help you find your way.


When you experience an injury or major event, everything can change – we know that at The Law Office of Jonathan E. Richardson. With more than seventeen years of experience litigating on our clients' behalf, you can focus on recovering, instead of finding yourself overwhelmed and worried about your court case.

Some Representative Cases

  • Gooch v. NES
  • USA v. Adan et. al.
  • Bordeaux Beautiful v. Waste Management
  • Chase Keeney v. Ingram Barge Company
  • Frazier v. Capitol Music CMG Publishing
  • John B 
  • TennCare v. Estate of Versie Ferguson
  • Clemency Project of 2014