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George D. Spanos
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Mr. Spanos was raised in Memphis, TN, and graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with honors. He has lived in Nashville since graduating. After working at Dell, Inc. for four years in business acquisitions, Mr. Spanos attended the Nashville School of Law. Mr. Spanos worked at Rogers, Kamm & Shea beginning in his first year at Nashville School of Law, bolstering his legal education with practical experience. He has been married for over ten years and is the father of two children.

Having worked for Ms. Rogers and the firm while he attended law school, Mr. Spanos gained valuable insight to the firm and significant experience prior to his admission to the Bar. Mr. Spanos practices in all areas of family and probate law, including divorce, post-divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, juvenile, and wills and estates. Mr. Spanos has successfully tried multiple contested trials since being admitted to the practice of law.

He has chaired and coordinated the Williamson County Mock Trial Competition since 2016 and also also volunteers at the Fred D. Gray Institute for Law, Justice & Society's Free Legal Clinic. He was selected, from a large number of attorney applicants, to be one of the select members of the Nashville Bar Foundation's Leadership Forum's 2017-2018 class. Additionally, he chairs the Domestic Legislation Committee for the Tennessee Trial Lawyer's Association, where he helps review proposed changes to family law statutes and meets with legislators to ensure laws are fair to all Tennesseans.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Post-Divorce
  • Child Custody and Child Support
  • Juvenile
  • Probate
  • Wills and Estates

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Rule 31 Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2013


  • Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Honors: cum laude

Published Works

  • "Joint Custody- The Unintended Results", Tennessee Trial Lawyer Association, Winter 20-21 Issue
  • "Six Months or Six Days: When Can You File for Divorce in Tennessee?", Tennessee Bar Association
  • "Contracts Between Spouses", The Tennessee Trial Lawyer Magazine, Fall, 2016
  • "More Contracts Between Married People", The Tennessee Trial Lawyer Magazine, Spring, 2017
  • "Tax Update: What Everyone Needs to Know"


  • CLE Presenter: "Current Family Law Legislation & How to Become More Involved" - October 2021
  • CLE Presenter: Ethics in Family Law - December 2020
  • Presenter - 5th Annual Paralegal Seminar: Domestic Breakout Session - October 2020
  • CLE Presenter - "Confidentiality Agreements in Family Law Settings" - February 2019
  • CLE Presenter- " But I Saw in the Movies" - April 2018
  • Co-Presenter - "Management or Negligence" Trust Presentation - April 2018
  • Domestic Law Forum Co-Host - 2018-Present

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • NAFLA Top Ten Under the Age of 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Belmont Inns of Court, Program Chair - Executive Committee 2017-18
  • Belmont Inns of Court, Secretary - Executive Committee 2018-19
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum 2017-18
  • Nashville Bar Association, Member
  • Nashville Bar Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Williamson County Bar Association, Member
  • Williamson County Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court 2014-2019
  • Tennessee Trial Association, Board of Directors & Domestic Legislation Committee Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Dell, Inc, Senior Account Manager
  • Rogers, Kamm and Shea, Law Clerk