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Mark Nolan is a member and current managing partner of Batson Nolan PLC and has been practicing with the firm since 1992. Mark is an experienced trial attorney handling and trying cases (jury as well as bench trial) involving a wide range of issues both in State and Federal Courts, including civil rights, municipal liability, personal injury, divorce and child custody, employment issues, construction litigation, business and commercial disputes. Mark is also listed as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator in the field of General Civil Mediation.

Educational Background: Mark is a 1989 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in Business Administration. He is a 1992 graduate of Mississippi College School of Law with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence. He is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as the United States District Courts of the Western District of Tennessee, Middle District of Tennessee, Western District of Kentucky and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professional Activities: Mark is a member of the Montgomery County, Tennessee and the American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel. In 2005 he became a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and he is also a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI).

Community Involvement: Mark has been actively involved in the community having served on the Board of Directors of United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area. Mark is the legal counsel for Tennessee State Soccer Association, as well as a licensed coach and has been active in coaching travel soccer teams. He is the past president of the Montgomery County Soccer Association and a founding member the Fusion Soccer Club. Mark is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarksville, Tennessee. He is married to Terri Fincher Nolan and has two sons and three step-sons.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    23 years
  2. Civil Rights: 30%
    23 years
  3. Employment: 20%
    16 years
  4. Discrimination: 10%
    16 years
  5. Mediation: 10%
    11 years



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  • Karen Mckeithen Schaede

    Mark is a great lawyer. I have known him for many years and he is always helpful when I need assistance. We were in law school together just a few short years ago. Mark represents his clients with integrity. He is responsive to his clients and balances their needs while also being budget conscious. Mark has a wide range of experience in the court room. This becomes advantageous for his clients by providing services in a efficient manner. On a personal note, Mark is a kind considerate person and excellent member of the Tennessee bar. I highly recommend his services.


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  • Carol Mathis Joiner

    I endorse this lawyer. I practiced with him for 15 years, and he is a very good at complex litigation and has considerable trial experience.


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Contact info

Batson Nolan, PLC

121 S 3rd St
Clarksville, TN, 37040-3403


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Mid-South Super LawyersSuperLawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBatson Nolan, PLC1992 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselMember2005 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1995 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)N/AN/A1989