Carson W. King


Carson King has litigated numerous disputes in state and federal courts. His experience includes counseling and representing healthcare clients and others in complex commercial litigation, franchise disputes, products liability matters, and intellectual property litigation.

Carson graduated first in his class in the University of Illinois College of Business majoring in Accountancy and completed all sections of the CPA exam. He graduated 4th in his law school class at the University of Illinois College of Law, achieving summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, and Harno Scholar distinctions. Carson also received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Academics and the Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and served on the Illinois Law Review as Topics Editor. His paper, "When Virtual Reality Becomes Real: Taxation of CryptoCurrencies" was the grand prize winner of the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition, a national competition, and was published. Before starting his practice, Carson served as a law clerk for the United States Copyright Office, Office of the General Counsel, in Washington, D.C., where he gained knowledge and experience in the inner workings of copyright registrations and policy matters.

Prior to joining Riley Warnock and Jacobson, PLC, Carson tried and arbitrated cases for a large regional law firm specializing in health care liability defense.

Carson is also an accomplished string musician, having won the Illinois State Banjo Competition in 2009. Carson plays and sings in his family's bluegrass band, The King Family Band.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Healthcare Litigation
Securities Litigation


University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 2015
University of Illinois, B.S. 2012

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2015


American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association


Phone: (615) 320-3700 ext. 133