Where Experience Counts And Results Matter


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law/Medicaid (TennCare) Planning
  • Family Law/Divorce/Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Estates/Wills/Trust
  • Civil Litigation


  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 05/2001
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Research Assistant and Participated in Moot Court and Mock Trial
  • Union University
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 05/1997

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, highest honors
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Commissioner of the Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission
  • 10.0 – Top Rated Attorney on Avvo.com
  • 2017 American Institute of Family Lawyers Association 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • Pro Bono Volunteer Award, presented by West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Graduate
  • Dean's Award for Best Memorandum
  • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, Federal Courts A
  • Cali Award Excellence for the Future, Federal Courts A
  • USTA TN Volunteer of the Year 2017
  • USTA TN Local League Coordinator of the Year 2019

Professional Associations

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member of Elder Law and Family Law sections
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • American Inns of Court – Howell Edmunds Jackson Chapter – Master and Secretary/Treasurer
  • Jackson-Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Elder Counsel
  • Tennessee Legal Association of Women

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Zeta Tau Alpha

Published Works

  • “What We Learned about the Practice of Law and Ourselves from the Novel Coronavirus” - co-Author, The Bencher, 2020
  • “Determining Admissibility of Evidence,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
  • “Witnesses- Qualification, Depositions, and Impeachment,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
  • “A Primer on Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law following the Major Amendment,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2008