Jaime Colón-Velez grew up globally as a child of an Army father but spent most of his childhood near Annapolis, Maryland. In 2016, he graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. in Communications with a minor in rhetoric.
Jaime then attended Belmont University College of Law and graduated in May 2019 with a certificate-concentration in Entertainment and Business Law. Jaime interned for the Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in law school, helping poor and struggling artists with a variety of legal issues. In addition, Jaime would frequently work with the Nashville Bar Association during free clinics, assisting Spanish and English speakers seeking help on issues ranging from workers’ compensation to property disputes.
Jaime joined our office in February of 2021 where he focuses his practice in the area of general liability defense, including automobile and motor carrier accidents, premises liability, insurance coverage issues and construction litigation. Jaime also has experience in the fields of Workers’ Compensation and Intellectual Property. Jaime has now expanded his practice into criminal defense, including felony and misdemeanor drug cases, and helping those who have been charged or convicted transition back into society by assisting with expungements.
Jaime enjoys spending free time with his dog, Rocky, cooking, and relaxing with a good movie.
Belmont University College of Law 2019
Tennessee Uniform Bar Exam
Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts