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Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Law/Divorce/Custody
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Wills
  • Appeals
  • Collaborative Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2006

Education

  • Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Honorable Top 10%
    • Honors: Member of Society of Cooper's Inn
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Major: Communication and Sociology (Double Major)
  • Vanderbilt University: Collaborative Law 2-day mediation training by Chip Rose
    • 06/2010
  • Lipscomb University: 40 hour Rule 31 Civil Mediator Training
    • 03/2011

Representative Cases

  • Gant v. Gant, 2017 WL 417225, Tenn.Ct.App. January 31, 2017 (No. M201502160COAR3CV)
  • Wester v. McDow, 2009 WL 1034758, Tenn.Ct.App. April 16, 2009 (No. M200602457COAR3CV)
  • O'Rourke v. O'Rourke, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Duke v. Duke, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Johns v. Johns, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Anderson v. Anderson, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Goodwin v. Morgan, Circuit Court, Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Walker v. Walker, 2020 WL 4354602, Tenn.Ct.App. June 18, 2020
  • Sullivan v. Sullivan, 2019 WL 4899760, Tenn.Ct.App. Oct. 4, 2019
  • Wills v. Wills, 2016 WL 2937358, Tenn.Ct.App. May 16, 2016
  • Rousos v. Boren, 2014 WL 4217415, Tenn.Ct.App. Aug. 26, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to serve as a legal writing mentor for the Nashville School of Law Innovative Writing Mentor Program
  • Helen S. Rogers Scholarship Fund, Nashville School of Law, 2001-2006
  • Award of Excellence, Access Health Systems, Inc., 1995
  • Institutional Award for Excellence, Meharry Medical College, 1993
  • Virginia Carter Smith and Newcomer Scholarships, Council for the Advancement and Support for Education (CASE), 1991 and 1992
  • President's Award for Extraordinary Service, Wayne State University, 1991
  • Leadership Award, Wayne State University, 1990
  • Midwest Regional Forum Scholarship, Michigan Council for the Arts, 1987
  • Scholarship Student, Bryn Mawr College, 1983 and 1984
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association, March 2019

Past Employment Positions

  • Access Health Systems (HMO), Project Manager, 1994 to 2001
  • Meharry Medical College, Assistant to Executive VP, 1992 to 1994
  • Wayne State University, Assistant to Vice President for University Relations and Event Coordinator, 1990 to 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association Alimony Bench Book Committee, Co-Chair, 2018 to Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association Family Law Executive Council , Chair (June 2020 to present) and Member, 2016 to Present, 2016
  • Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance, Training Chair, Board of Directors, 2016 and 2017
  • Member of the Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court 2014 - Present
  • Member of the Honorable Society of Cooper's Inn of Nashville School of Law, May 2006
  • Tennessee Bar Association Family Law Executive Council
  • Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance
  • John Marshall American Inns of Court
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Tenessee Association for Justice
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Association for Women
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