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Christina Norton Norris

Christina Norton Norris

also known as Chris Norris

About me


Experienced lawyer skilled in Probate Administration, Conservatorships, Soc. Sec. Disability, and Elder Law. See client endorsements. Free Phone Consultations.



Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
    11 years, 210 cases
  2. Social Security: 30%
    11 years, 110 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    33 years, 500 cases
  4. Elder Law: 10%
    11 years, 92 cases

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Ann Douglas Tycer

    I have known Ms. Norris for many years. She is smart, talented and dedicated to the practice of law. I endorse this lawyer.


    Ann Tycer Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Donna Simpson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know Christina since law school and I have followed her in her career. She is a person with high integrity and with a keen mind. She has chosen Social Security disablity as one of her practice areas. Christina and I have attended continuing legal education in Social Security disablity law together and I know that she stays up to date in the area. A client retaining Christina would be assured that he or she is retaining competent, effective counsel.


    Donna Simpson Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Norris & Norris PLC

424 Church St Ste 1300
Nashville, TN, 37219-2465

Norris & Norris PLC

Fifth Third Center
424 Church St. #1300
Nashville, TN, 37219



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - probate litigationSuperLawyer.com2011
President's AwardNashville Bar Association1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerNorris & Norris PLC2004 - Present
Legal Writing InstructorVanderbilt University Law School1999 - 2003
AttorneyParker, Lawrence, Cantrell & Smith1996 - 1998
Counsel to the ChancellorDavidson County Chancery Court1994 - 1996
Special counselAttorney General Of Tennessee1992 - 1995
Clerk & MasterDavidson County Chancery Court1981 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers Association for Women (LAW), NashvillePast Vice President, Committee Chair1984 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember1980 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationPast Vice President1979 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tennessee Law Review- 44 Tenn. L. Rev. 879Courts--Scope of Authority--Sterilization of Mental Incompetents1977
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolDevelopmental PsychologyMA - Masters1973
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TBA General Practice Summit 2014Social Security Disability Basics2014
Social Security DisabilitySocial Security Disability Claims Today2013
Drafting Effective Wills & TrustsWills & Trusts2011
Techniques for Winning Your SS Disability Case in TNSocial Security Disability2005