Van McMahan - McMahan Law Firm

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Van McMahan

McMahan Law Firm

109 West Court Avenue

Selmer, TN 38375


Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Family Law
  • Workers Comp
  • Bankruptcy-Personal
  • Social Security
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Van McMahan has over 20 years of legal experience as a Judge and Attorney.  Mr. McMahan received his B.S.B.A. in Business from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  He then went on to Law School at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Following graduation from Cumberland, Mr. McMahan started his legal career with Burgess & Hale (Now Hale & Sides). Burgess & Hale was an insurance defense firm in Birmingham, Alabama.   Mr. McMahan then formed Gibson & McMahan in Birmingham where he continued to practice insurance defense, criminal law, and many other areas of civil litigation.  Mr. McMahan moved his practice to West Tennessee in 2002 and opened McMahan Law Firm. McMahan Law Firm currently handles various types of civil litigation in both State and Federal Courts in TN, MS, and AL.   Some of the major areas of his practice include Social Security, Bankruptcies, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Slip and Falls, Worker's Compensation, and Medical Malpractice.  Mr. McMahan is also the McNairy County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge.  He was first elected Judge in 2006 and continues to serve in that capacity in addition to his law practice.  Mr. McMahan has a unique perspective on litigation because he has been involved as Plaintiff's Attorney, Defendant' Attorney, and Judge.  You can learn more about McMahan Law Firm by visiting and you can find it on Facebook as well.  

Undergraduate: University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Law School: Samford University, Cumberland
Admitted to Bar: 1997
Practice Areas: Personal > Bankruptcy-Personal
Personal > Personal Injury
Personal > Medical Malpractice
Personal > Family Law
Personal > Workers Comp
Personal > Social Security
Gender: Male
Status: Married
Children: More Than 2 Children
Age: 48
City of Residence: Selmer, TN
Home Town: Selmer, TN
Home State: TN
My Interests Family, Kids, Sports, Church, Fishing, Golf, and Law.
My Politics: Moderate
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Favorite Books: The Firm.
Favorite Movies: Too many to name, probably Field of Dreams.
Favorite Music: Journey
Favorite Restaurants: LongHorn
Favorite Travel: Florida
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