Faculty Profile: Vic McConnell

Vic McConnellSmith Cashion & Orr, PLC
Previous Courses Taught (14)
  • Construction Law Forum 2024
  • Construction Law 2020: Post-Hearing Procedures/Appealing Arbitration Awards
  • Construction Law Forum 2020
  • Construction Law: Licensing for Residential Contractors
  • Construction Law: Post-Hearing Procedures/Appealing Arbitration Awards
  • Licensing Issues for Tennessee Contractors and Owners
  • Construction Law Forum 2015:
  • Construction Law: Collecting Monies Owed
  • Construction Law: Sticks and Bricks -
  • Construction Law: Collecting Monies Owed on Projects
  • Arbitrating Construction Disputes: Pros and Cons
  • Tennessee Construction Law: A - Z 2011
  • Mediating and Arbitrating Construction Disputes
  • Tennessee Construction Law: A to Z

Vic L. McConnell is a partner with the law firm of Smith Cashion & Orr, PLC, where he represents owners, developers, contractors and design professionals and concentrates his practice in the areas of construction litigation and design professional defense. 

Mr. McConnell received a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University, a Master of Science degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a J.D. degree from Samford's Cumberland School of Law.  Mr. McConnell is a registered Professional Engineer and a LEEDr AP. 

Mr. McConnell is a member a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations, as well as ABA's Forum on the Construction Industry and ABA's Section of Litigation Committee on Construction Litigation.  Furthermore, he is currently the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee Chair for the TSPE Nashville Chapter, is a past Board Member and current Vice President of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel and served on the Middle Tennessee USGBC Board of Directors in 2014.

Mr. McConnell has co-authored several publications related to construction law including the Tennessee chapter of State-by-State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims (Aspen Publishers).  Mr. McConnell also teaches Construction Law and Contracts as an adjunct professor for Vanderbilt University's School of Engineering.