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Christina Norton Norris

Christina Norton Norris

also known as Chris Norris

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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 

  • 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




Professional Misconduct

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 LawLawJ.D.1978
Vanderbilt UniversityDevelopmental 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