Who Are We

Justice for all since the 1940’s

Protecting the Law Since the 1940’s

Willard L. Mullins comes from a long line of attorneys dating back to WWII. And ever since, the Mullin’s family has made it their mission to be different than other attorneys by simply being the best! We are here to continue to serve and make justice a priority for everyone in Cookeville, Tennessee and the surrounding Upper Cumberland area. 

Our Practice

Family Law

Divorce, Post Divorce Disputes, Custody, Child Support

Construction Law

Contractor Disputes, Contract Disputes, Building negligence, Design Defects, Structural Defects

Civil & Commercial

Property Disputes, Personal Injury


Criminal Law

Felony, Misdemeanor, Violation of Probation, DUI 

Trust, Wills & Probate

Estate Management, Property Management, Mortgages



Civil Appeals, Criminal Appeals, General Sessions Appeals

Why Choose Us

Honest, Expert Lawyers

We carry out all of our cases with a fair and honest approach. We strive to minimize legal costs and maximize every client’s confidence in us. 

Modern Legal Care

As times change, laws and the court process changes too. Willard L. Mullins is an expert attorney with extensive education in the current modern legal care.

Small City. Big Heart

Many attorneys get the reputation as being cold hearted. This is where we are different. We have a big heart from growing in the beautiful Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee. My family has been serving Putnam and surrounding county clients for decades. Whether you are needing family, civil, construction, criminal, commercial, or probate law we are ready to handle your case with the care and attention to detail that you deserve. 


Our Philosophy


The Law Comes First

In legal battles, nothing is certain. What we can guarantee is that we put the law first and will handle your case with the care you deserve. 



Honest Communication

We pride ourselves on the ability to be open and informative with our clients. We want you to feel comfortable speaking open and freely with us.


Committed to Excellence

Any of our former clients will tell you…when you are our client we are completely dedicated to your case. We will put you first and leave no stone unturned until your case is finished.

Our Team

William L. Mullins

William L. Mullins


I am a fourth generation lawyer. My family have been attorneys in the Upper Cumberland since the 1940’s. Prior to becoming an attorney, I was a Sheriff’s Deputy in Clay and Overton County. Currently I live in the Upper Cumberland with my wife and our two daughters. Since beginning the practice of law, I have handled a wide variety of cases from election disputes, business disputes, criminal cases, divorces, custody disputes, contractor disputes, and many more.


Livingston Academy, 2010
Cleveland State Law Enforcement Academy, 2012
Tennessee Tech, BS 2014
Nashville School of Law, 2018
Sydney Bledsoe

Sydney Bledsoe

Office Manager

Sydney is the Office Manger. She grew up in Cookeville, Tennessee, and graduated from Cookeville High School in 2013. She is responsible for a variety of responsibilities including all court filings and drafting of legal pleadings. She and her husband, Austin, reside in Overton County with their son, Parker.

Cookeville High School, 2013

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