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Ricky L. Boren

  • Attorney


Jackson, TN





Ricky Boren was born and raised in Jackson, Tennessee. His father was Aaron Boren, who worked for 50 years as a postman. His mother, Frances Boren, worked at clothing stores. Ricky played junior league sports as he was growing up. He was a member of the first graduating class of Jackson Central Merry High School. He went to the University of Tennessee, where graduated with Honors and then attended Law School at the University of Tennessee as well. He began to practice in the field of personal injury in Jackson, Tennessee on November 1, 1979.

Ricky previously served as the President of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association. He is currently a member of the Board of Delegates of the American Association for Justice. He was selected as a member of the Tennessee Judicial Foundation. He was also selected as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Boren has been named as one of the top ten plaintiffs personal injury lawyers in the State of Tennessee. He is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell Association.

Mr. Boren is married to the former Donna Rutledge of Columbia, Tennessee. They have two daughters. His older daughter, Abigail Pearson, is married to a pilot and they live with their daughter Charlotte in Valparaiso, Indiana. Charlotte is Ricky and Donna’s only grandchild and is 8 years of age. Their youngest daughter, Ellie is a casting assistant and lives in New York City. Ricky is a big University of Tennessee football fan and enjoys spending time at their cabin on the Tennessee River.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain & Other Catastrophic Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D.
  • University of Tennessee
    • Honors: with Honors
  • Jackson Central Merry High School

Honors and Awards

  • Superlawyer
  • AV by Martindale Hubbell Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • American Association of Justice, Board of Delegates , Present
  • Tennessee Judicial Foundation, Member
  • Delegate for the State of Tennessee for the American Association for Justice
Lawyers Involved For Tennessee
Rated by | Super Lawyers | Ricky L. Boren | SuperLawyers.com
Rated by | Super Lawyers | Jeffrey P. Boyd | SuperLawyers.com
Martindale-Hubbell | AV | Preeminent® | Peer Rated for Highest Level Of Professional Excellence | 2023
Martindale-Hubbell | AV | Preeminent® | Peer Rated for Highest Level Of Professional Excellence | 2022
Lead Counsel Rated | LC
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association | Member 2022- 2023 Board Member
LIFT | Member 2021- 2022
TTLA Circle of Advocates | Member 2021 -2022
American Associaton For Justice | The Association For Trial Lawyers | Member
The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers | Top 25
Martindale-Hubbell | Distinguished® | Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement | 2017