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Kristen Boswell Amonette

Kristen Boswell Amonette

Practice areas:

Family, Mediation, Estate Planning, Probate

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Family: 80%
    12 years
  2. Mediation: 10%
    7 years
  3. Probate: 5%
    12 years
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Irwin Jacobs Kuhn

    I have worked closely with Kristen in collaborative family law matters. I always enjoy working with her. She is at the same time a professional advocate for her client and a reasonable problem solver.

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    Irwin Kuhn Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Joshua Voltaire Lindsey

    Kristen is a tremendous attorney, mediator, and law partner. She zealously advocates for her clients while maintaining her professionalism, and her clients and peers alike appreciate her greatly for it. I strongly recommend Kristen for any divorce, collaborative divorce, or post-divorce needs.

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    Joshua Lindsey Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Lindsey + Amonette, PLLC

Historic L & C Tower
401 Church Street, Suite 2710
Nashville, TN, 37219

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200206/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 Family Law AttorneyNational Academy of Family Law Attorneys2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in TennesseeAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Domestic Relations Committee Co-ChairNashville Bar Association2014
Mid South Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in TennesseeNational Academy of Family Law Attorneys2014
Top 40 Under 40 Trial AttorneyThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in TennesseeAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
FellowNashville Bar Foundation2014
Domestic Relations Committee Co-ChairNashville Bar Association2013
Domestic Relations Committee ChairNashville Bar Association2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerLindsey + Amonette, PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerLindsey + Sawyer, PLLC2010 - 2011
AttorneyDodson Parker Behm & Capparella PC2003 - 2010
Law ClerkThe Honorable Marietta Shipley2002 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2015 - Present
National Academy of Family Law AttorneysMember2014 - Present
Nashville Bar Association, Domestic Relations/Family Law CommitteeCo-Chair2014 - Present
Nashville Bar Association, Domestic Relations/Family Law CommitteeCo-chair2013 - 2013
Nashville Bar Association, Domestic Relations/Family Law CommitteeChair2012 - 2012
Middle Tennessee Collaborative AllianceFounding and Sustaining MemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The National Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Association of Legal AdvocatesMemberN/A
Lawyers' Association for WomenMemberN/A
Tennessee Lawyers' Association for WomenMemberN/A
Tennessee Association of Professional MediatiorsMemberN/A
International Association of Collaborative PractitionersMemberN/A
Nashville Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Tennessee Practice SeriesCo-Editor of Volume 15, Chapter 2 of the Tennessee Practice Series on Separation and Marital Dissolution Agreements2014
Tennessee Practice SeriesCo-Editor of Volume 15, Chapter 2 of the Tennessee Practice Series on Separation and Marital Dissolution Agreements2013
Tennessee Practice SeriesCo-Editor of Volume 15, Chapter 2 of the Tennessee Practice Series on Separation and Marital Dissolution Agreements2012
The Tennessee Trial LawyerCo-Author of "How Do You Write a Will Today?", along with attorney Harlan Dodson2007
Nashville Bar JournalCo-Author of “The Effect of the 2005 Bankruptcy Legislation on Family Law Matters,” Nashville Bar Journal, December 2005/January 2006, along with attorneys Margaret Behm and Cynthia Chappell.2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rhodes CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning Council of Middle TennesseePanelist on Estate Planning in the Pre-Marital and Divorce Contexts2015
MIddle Tennessee Collaborative AllianceCo-Presenter on Advocacy and the Collaborative Process2014
Nashville Bar Associations's Domestic Relations SeminarCollaborative Law2010
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio ConferenceMarital Property: Pension and Retirement Funds in Light of Lund2009
Tennessee Attorney's Memo Probate SeminarWill Contests2009
Seminar at High HopesSpecial Needs Trusts2008