Stanton A. Fears

Stanton A. Fears

Associate
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone:
865-525-5134
Fax:
865-522-5723
Email:

Stanton A. Fears graduated from Morehouse College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.  He combines practical business experience with a passion for advocacy to best serve his clients, both in and out of the courtroom.  Mr. Fears spent one year working in finance for Verizon Telecommunications and three years working in procurement for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  He graduated from Stetson University College of Law, where he received an academic scholarship and was accepted into the College's Honor's Program.

While in law school, Mr. Fears developed a passion for trial advocacy.  He was a member of Stetson's National Trial Team, where he placed first in the 2015 American Association for Justice National Mock Trial Competition, placed first in the 2014 Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition, was selected as Stetson's representative at the 2014 National Top Gun Competition, and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers.  Upon graduation, Mr. Fears received the Edward D. Foreman Most Distinguished Student Award in recognition of his passion for the legal profession, commitment to serve the family of human kind and being the best all-around student.

Mr. Fears gained valuable experience in the legal field even before joining Kramer Rayson.  He served as a legal intern at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, served as a legal intern in Region 12 of the National Labor Relations Board, and volunteered as a mentor with the Teen Court Program of Florida's Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County.  Following a clerkship with the firm in the summer of 2014, Mr. Fears joined Kramer Rayson upon graduation from law school.  His primary areas of practice are Litigation and Employment and Labor.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2016

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: Academic Scholarship
    • Honors: College's Honor's Program
    • Honors: Stetson's National Trial Team, Member
    • Honors: Placed first in the 2015 American Association for Justice National Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Placed first in the 2014 Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: 2014 National Top Gun Competition
    • Honors: Inducted into the National Order of Barristers
  • Morehouse College
    • B.A. cum laude - 2008
    • Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

  • Edward D. Foreman Most Distinguished Student Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National Order of Barristers

Past Employment Positions

  • Verizon Telecommunications
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Region 12 of the National Labor Relations Board, Legal Intern

Civic/Community Involvement

  • Teen Court Program of Florida's Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Mentor