Michael J. Vetter Sr.

Member, Nashville Office

Michael Vetter

California (1987)
Missouri (1988)
Tennessee (1989)
Kentucky (2010)


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., 1987)
St. Louis University (B.S.B.A, cum laude, 1984)

Practice Privileges

California Trial and Appellate Courts
California Supreme Court
Missouri Trial and Appellate Courts
Missouri Supreme Court
Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Tennessee Supreme Court
Kentucky Trial and Appellate Courts
Kentucky Supreme Court
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Courts, Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Tennessee
United States District Court, Middle District of Kentucky
United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit


AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell


Mike Vetter is an AV-rated trial lawyer and a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 General Civil Mediator in Spicer Rudstrom’s Nashville office. He is the Chair of the firm’s Products Liability Group, and his practice is also concentrated in property and casualty litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage, bad faith, auto and uninsured motorist litigation, and premises liability. Mike is licensed to practice in Tennessee, Kentucky, California, and Missouri.

A cum laude graduate of St. Louis University, Mike has a bachelor’s degree in finance. While in college, he was elected Rush Chairman, Social Chairman, and President of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He also served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Interfraternity Council. Mike obtained his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and was the Secretary/Treasurer and then President of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

Mike is a member of the Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and California Bar Associations, the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Nashville Catholic Business League and the St. Henry’s Men’s Club. Mike’s hobbies include eBay and old fishing lures. Mike periodically volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank.