Jonathan Tinsley, an experienced Attorney with Tressler & Associates, has a fascination for people’s history, connections in the community and beyond, and their traditions. This passion drives him to know and understand his clients as fully as possible, allowing him to guide them in both what is right thing to do and what is right for them.
Jonathan is a general practitioner focusing in numerous areas of the law including civil litigation, criminal litigation, personal injury, business law, contract law, real estate negotiations and counsel, will drafting, and many other various areas of the law. He has successfully handled numerous types of cases and matters both in the courtroom and out of the courtroom. He has settled single disputes involving assets well in excess of $1,000,000.00 and has handled single transactions in excess of $7,000,000.00. Jonathan is well respected by his colleagues, clients, and his community, and serves as a trusted source for many in his industry.
Jonathan holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law, graduating as Valedictorian, having the highest grade point average in his class out of eighty-one students. He was a law clerk at the District Attorney General’s office, serving under the Honorable Robert N. Hibbett and was a legal assistant to V. Neal Agee, Jr. Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in Finance and Economics, graduating with honors, magna cum laude. He had over ten years of experience in the real estate and auction industry and as a businessman prior to obtaining a law degree and entering the legal field. He is licensed to practice in all Tennessee courts.
Jonathan is a member of his local chamber of commerce and is the Vice President of the 15th Judicial District Bar Association. He is a native of Transylvania County, North Carolina. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, canoeing, hunting, fishing, farming, and almost all outdoor activities.