Robert G. Wheeler, Jr.

Practice Focus:

Mr. Wheeler focuses his litigation and office practice in the areas of education law, municipal law, public utilities law, estates, personal injury, construction and small business litigation, and contractual issues.


Professional Background:

Licensed in 1977, Rob entered private practice in 1983 after serving as a municipal attorney in the Nashville-Davidson County Department of Law. He has deep litigation experience that has taken him to state courts and in front of juries throughout Middle and East Tennessee. Rob practices before the federal courts in Middle Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.  He has filed a successful defendant’s brief before the United States Supreme Court in an education law case.



            Southern Illinois University (B.A.)

            Nashville School of Law (J.D.)


            Children: Robert G. Wheeler, III.,  Amanda Salmon, Ben Wheeler

Honors, Awards, Memberships:

             Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys - Twice President

             Tennessee Bar Association

             Nashville Bar Association

             Madison-Goodlettsville Rotary Club - Former President and Paul Harris Fellow

   Sumner County Board of Education - 2006-2010

   Leadership Sumner, 1995

   City Judge, City of Goodlettsville, Tennessee – 1989-2006, 2011-present

Bar Admissions:


United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

United States Supreme Court

Representative Clients:

Cocke County Board of Education

Town of Coopertown

Madison Suburban Utility District

City of Millersville

ABG Caulking and Waterproofing

J & R Cleaning and Restoration

Rivergate Surgical Associates

Benton-Hall Academy

Past Representative Clients:

Franklin County Board of Education—16 years

Williamson County Board of Education—1985-2002

Cheatham County Board of Education—16 years

Young’s Service Company