Stephen T. Hyder, Attorney at Law

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✔ Certified Social Security Disability Attorney in Tennessee
✔ Employment Discrimination & Disability Representation
✔ In-Depth Consultations
✔ Multiple Reported Cases


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Trusted Attorney at Law in Maryville, TN

When you need trustworthy legal advice in Maryville, TN, turn to Stephen T. Hyder, Attorney at Law. Mr. Hyder has 30+ years of experience in the field, with previous cases reported on by the media and more. He is recognized in multiple law offices across the nation for providing stellar consultations.

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Previous Employment

Mr. Hyder is an equal opportunity counselor and investigator for all employment and disability cases. He has worked at several law offices in the past and uses his experience to guide his clients through cases big and small.

  • 1991 – 1993 Staff Attorney Social Security Administration Office of Hearings & Appeals (OHA), Nashville
  • 1981 – 1991 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • 1985 – 1991 Trial Attorney, Dallas District Office  
  • 1981 – 1985 Federal Investigator, Jackson (MS) Area Office    
  • 1978 – 1981 Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville & Chattanooga, TN

Court memberships

Stephen T. Hyder, Attorney at Law, is proud to be recognized in multiple courts and law offices nationwide as a renowned professional, including:

  • Supreme Court of Mississippi (1981)
  • Southern District of Mississippi (1982)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1982)
  • Northern District of Texas (1985)
  • Specialized Training: National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) (1989)
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee (1992)
  • Middle District of Tennessee (1993)
  • U.S. District Courts Eastern District of Tennessee (1994)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1996)

Reported Cases

As a Social Security Disability lawyer, many of Mr. Hyder’s cases have been reported publicly, including:

  • EEOC v. Best Products Co., Inc., 54 EPD 40,165 (N.D. Texas 1990)
  • Heidel v. U.S. Postal Service, 63 M.S.P.R. 669 (1994)
  • 69 M.S.P.R. 511 (1996)
  • Hayes v. Scruggs, Inc., 990 F. Supp. 545 (E.D. Tenn. 1997)
  • Lance v. University of Tennessee, 60 F. Supp. 2d 773 (E.D. Tenn. 1999)
  • Alarcon v. Bill Rodgers Buick, Inc., 110 F. Supp. 2d 656 (E.D. Tenn. 2000)
  • Weigel v. Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, 302 F. 3d 367 (6th Cir. 2002)
  • Anthony v. BTR Automotive Sealing Systems, Inc., 339 F. 3d 506 (6th Cir. 2003)

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Contact Us Today

When you need expert advice on how to further your workplace discrimination or disability case, call Stephen T. Hyder, Attorney at Law. Using his decades of experience in different law office environments, he’ll help you navigate your case and aim for the best possible outcomes. Call us today for your first consultation. 

(865) 724-2561