Ivan Lopez

Why the Tennessee Sledgehammer?

Ivan “Tennessee Sledgehammer” Lopez, is a relentless advocate for injured Tennesseans. Just like a sledgehammer, Ivan breaks down legal barriers, ensuring the voices of his clients are heard. He’s not only a lawyer but a trusted ally, offering an unwavering commitment to each case and treating it as a personal mission.

Ivan Lopez’s nickname, “Tennessee Sledgehammer,” is a reflection of his relentless pursuit of justice for injured Tennesseans. The “Tennessee Sledgehammer” is more than a nickname; it symbolizes Ivan’s steadfast commitment and unwavering dedication to championing the rights of his clients.

Outside the courtroom, Ivan is a dedicated fan of the Tennessee Titans and Volunteers, an active participant in his local church, and a loving family man. His strong faith guides him, and he cherishes time spent with his wife and three children. Whether he’s fighting for justice, cheering on his teams, nurturing his faith, or enjoying family time, Ivan “Tennessee Sledgehammer” Lopez gives his all. His life is a testament to dedication and service.

Ivan “Tennessee Sledgehammer” Lopez takes a deeply personal approach to his practice. This personal touch is what sets Ivan apart. He’s not just advocating for clients; he’s walking alongside them through every step of their legal journey. From the initial consultation to the final verdict or settlement, Ivan is there, tirelessly working to achieve the best possible outcome. relentless, always personal.


– Two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of North Texas
– Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Appalachian School of Law
– Passed the Tennessee bar exam on the first attempt.

I bring a strong educational foundation to my practice, enabling me to effectively navigate personal injury cases and advocate for the rights of my clients.


With over 16 years of dedicated practice in personal injury law, I bring a wealth of experience to every case I handle. Throughout my career, I have successfully represented numerous clients, delivering favorable outcomes and securing the compensation they deserve. My extensive experience allows me to navigate complex legal challenges with confidence and provide the highest level of expertise to those in need.