Michael Galligan founded his law practice in 1971 following his graduation from the University of Tennessee School of Law. He established the Law Offices of Galligan and Newman in 1982. The primary focus of Michael Galligan’s practice is personal injury, medical malpractice, civil rights, employment, contested estate cases, complex criminal cases, and workers’ compensation. Mr. Galligan has also settled and tried many plaintiffs’ cases involving large monetary awards in both federal and state courts.
Born in Washington, D.C., in 1941, Mr. Galligan served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 to 1968, rising to the rank of Captain. Mr. Galligan was also an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law for thirteen years. Outside his time at the firm, Mr. Galligan’s interests include painting, writing, athletics, cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with his lovely wife, Rhonda Galligan. Mr. Galligan is also an artist and poet.