"No Client is too Small; No Case is too Big"

Our Practice

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Intellectual Property

Our Beliefs

We hold true to the values of our nation that we as Americans have a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness and will fight for your natural born rights under this constitution.

A Voice For You

 At Gibson Perryman we believe that "No client is too small; no case is too big." Whether it be a traffic ticket or a multi-million dollar case, no case will fall behind and all will get our full attention.  We care deeply about the city of Memphis and our team is constantly working to represent it's beautifully diverse citizens.  

A Timeless Effort

With almost 100 years of combined experience, we have full confidence in ourselves that we can manage your case. Gibson Perryman has come a long way since our creation in 1963; new name, new faces, but same old case winning spirit.

Our Team

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Everett B. Gibson, Esq.

 Mr. Gibson, who has practiced law for more than fifty years, limits his practice to civil litigation. His trial practice experience ranges from anti-trust, commercial, contract and securities litigation to serious and catastrophic personal injury prosecution and defense. Mr. Gibson frequently litigates property tax issues representing major railroad and utility property owners. He also represents corporations and individuals with state tax refund issues involving assessments administered by the Tennessee Department of Revenue. Over the course of his practice, Mr. Gibson has tried more than 200 jury cases. Mr. Gibson was indicted into the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1985. 


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Ralph T. Gibson, Esq.

 Mr. Gibson has significant trial experience both on the state and federal level. His efficiency in the courtroom puts him in a position to obtain successful settlements for his clients, often, without the expense of going to trial. Whether the issue involves individuals or corporations, the opposing counsel understands the ramifications when facing an experienced litigator like Mr. Gibson. He is among an elite group of lawyers who have tried cases reaching the U.S. Supreme Court. His focus is to first help clients evaluate and assess their goals then to utilize his legal expertise, whether it calls for effective written and spoken negotiations, mediation, or aggressive litigation, to obtain the most ideal long-term resolution. 

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J. O'Neal Perryman, Esq.

 As an attorney, Neal Perryman has significant litigation experience at both the State and Federal level. He advocates on behalf of his clients with determination and compassion for their unique circumstances. Whether through effective settlement negotiations or aggressive litigation, Mr. Perryman ensures that his clients' issues are resolved with their best long-term interests in mind.


Mr. Perryman's extensive pre-law work experience in the retail and service industries supplied the atmosphere to fine tune his considerable interpersonal skills.  Mr. Perryman prides himself on his ability to give the same time and attention to every client, no matter their background.


Mr. Perryman's diverse practice includes any and all family law related issues, including divorce, custody, child support, dependency and neglect, and orders of protection.  Mr. Perryman is well-experienced in commercial litigation, copyright infringement litigation, and trade secret misappropriation.  Mr. Perryman focuses his criminal practice in the municipalities surrounding Memphis, including Collierville.  Mr. Perryman's unique practice style serves him well in counties outside of West Tennessee, including Fayette County, Tipton County, and as far east as Knox County and Rhea County.  Beginning in January 2020, Mr. Perryman will also be a Rule 31 Certified Family Law Mediator.


As a parent with a child on the autism spectrum, Mr. Perryman is uniquely qualified personally and professionally to fight for a student's rights in the education system.  Whether it be through the IEP or due process complaint, Mr. Perryman is well-versed in the area of special education law.  As a parent and family law professional, Mr. Perryman is particularly qualified to tackle the unique challenges faced when a special needs child is involved in a custody or child support dispute.

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W. Doug Hall, Esq.

The newest addition to the Gibson Perryman Law Firm, Associate Attorney William "Doug" Hall prides himself on his client focused approach to practicing law.  Mr. Hall's work experience includes serving in the Knox County Clerk's Office during law school, and extensively navigating the civil and criminal courtrooms in East, Middle, and West Tennessee as a solo practitioner. Rooted in his practical experience is his desire to be a zealous advocate and competently serve his clients and the good people of Tennessee. Having grown up on a 60-acre horse farm outside of Knoxville, TN, Mr. Hall truly believes the best in everyone no matter what their upbringing or walk of life. Most importantly, Mr. Hall hopes to make a positive contribution to the Memphis community and do so while realizing the clients he serves are counting on him in their time of need and that his actions affect their lives.