Stanley Q. Reynolds

Email: Stanley Q. Reynolds | Phone: 615-446-2221

Stanley Q. Reynolds

Mr. Reynolds, a native of Dickson County, is a graduate of Austin Peay State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law in 1978. He began his legal career in 1978 as an associate with the law firm of Smith, Davies, Smith & Cantrell in Nashville, Tennessee, practicing in Circuit and Chancery Courts, including the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court. In 1980 he started his own law office in Dickson, Dickson County, Tennessee, practicing general law, including Circuit, Chancery and Appellate Courts, general civil and criminal practice. He later formed a professional limited liability company in 1998 with Timothy V. Potter, eventually expanding the firm to six members in 2006. Ralph O. ("Al") Frazier, Jr. became of counsel in 2010.

Mr. Reynolds is the past President of the Dickson Rotary Club; past President of Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association; past President of Dickson County Bar Association; past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Developmental Services of Dickson County; City Attorney for the Town of White Bluff (1995 to present); City Attorney for the Town of Vanleer (1993 to 2008); former Assistant City Attorney for the City of Dickson (1995 to 1999); former panel attorney for Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company. Reynolds, Potter, Ragan & Vandivort, PLC was retained as legal counsel for Dickson County in 2007.

Mr. Reynolds and his wife, Linda, a Dickson school teacher for over 30 years, have two grown children and three grandchildren. Their daughter, Amber Potter, is also a Dickson school teacher. Their son, Alex Q. Reynolds, is a CPA and is currently employed as a financial analyst for The Nemac Company in Dickson, Tennessee. Mr. Reynolds’ family has been in Dickson County for over 200 years. His great-great-grandfather was a Revolutionary War veteran, his great-grandfather was a Civil War veteran, his grandfather a World War I veteran, his father was a World War II veteran, and Mr. Reynolds served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Reynolds also holds a Coast Guard Captain’s license and is an avid boater.

Stanley enjoys a Martindale-Hubble BV® Distinguished™ law rating from his peers.

His practice areas include:

  • Criminal law
  • Municipal and government law
  • Business, commercial, and corporate law
  • Contracts



  • Tennessee Bar, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 1999


  • Dickson Rotary Club, past president
  • Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association, past president
  • Dickson County Bar Association, past president
  • Developmental Services of Dickson County, chairman of the Board of Directors

Office Information

210 East College St.
Dickson, TN 37055

Tel# 615.446.2221

Fax# 615.446.2232

Office Hours

Monday − Friday

8:00am − 5:00pm


By Appointment Only