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A Word About My Legal Philosophy

Since I opened my practice in 1997, I have been fortunate to represent and counsel hundreds of clients in the areas of Business and contract matters and litigation, Family Law litigation and negotiation, and Estate Planning methods and documents to protect client assets and income through the use of Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, advance Medicaid/Nursing Home Planning, and more.  

Contracts are the basis for all business, and are often the most important - and overlooked - documents that can make or break a client's position. Surprisingly, family law matters and forward-thinking estate planning issues are often goverened by contracts - and trust - as well.  When working with my clients to resolve legal matters and situations, I am cognizant that I serve in several roles, and I provide dynamic, well-thought-out and prepared representation and counsel.  My goal is to be bold, to advise and assist you in crafting reasonable goals, and in setting out the framework to obtain the best results possible for you and your business, family, and future.  

A Word About Fees


Often, one of the most valuable service we offer is the initial consultation.  We charge a flat fee of $ 250.00 for the initial, one-hour consultation.  

If our consultation lasts significantly longer than one hour, the additional time will be charged at $ 300.00 per hour.  During the iniital consultation, I will not only answer your questions, but also give you information about the legal process, your options, and what to expect emotionally, financially, and legally, throughout your legal proceedings.  I will also try and help you determine whether your problem can be solved outside of court.  It is also a time for you to meet my staff who will work with me to assist you throughout your situation.

I look forward to working with you to help you solve your legal situation.  Call (865) 675-9125 to schedule a consultation.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    18 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    18 years
  3. Trusts: 15%
    10 years
  4. Elder Law: 15%
    10 years
  5. Business: 10%



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicholas William Lee

    Few are as revered among the legal community as much as Shannon Holland. Among the best in her field, zealous advocate for her clients, an example of who a lawyer should be - these are just a few of the ways I have heard Ms. Holland described. Yet, pulling from my own interactions with her, she is so much more. True, Ms. Holland is an attorney of the very top caliber, but she also takes the time to give back to the community and to mentor so many younger attorneys. If you have Ms. Holland as your attorney, you can consider yourself fortunate and able to rest easier at nights knowing you are in such capable hands.


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  • Edwin Arnold Anderson

    Shannon takes great care of her clients and is an excellent attorney. She has a broad range of legal knowledge and always thinks of unique ways to improve her client's position in business matters. She out-works her competition and gets great results. She is worth every penny.


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Contact info

308 Cogdill Rd, N.W.
Knoxville, TN, 37922-2090


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best National Alumni ChapterPhi Alpha Law Fraternity, International2015
2014 Readers' Choice Awards - BEST LAW FIRM - Runner UpKnoxville News Sentinel2014
Paul Harris FellowRotary International2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHOLLAND LAW1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Memphis Law School Alumni Board of DirectorsBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Rotary Club of KnoxvilleRotary Foundation Scholarships - Chairperson2014 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Elder Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Rotary Club of KnoxvilleCommittee Chair - Club Member Attendance2011 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaKnoxville Alumni Chapter Justice2009 - 2010
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1998 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMcKellar Chapter Justice1996 - 1997
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Reid R. Crumpton v. Patricia G. Grissom, Ashley Carpenter, and Mary Bea CorbittSummary Judgment allowing Managing Broker reversed in favor of our client. Case remanded to Chancery Court for trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarTop 10 Current Challenges in Family Law2010
National Business Institute SeminarResolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder Care2010
National Business Institute SeminarA Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings2008
Multiple Continuing Legal Education materialsVarious Works on Family Law, Business Law, and Elder Law topicsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration1997
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawMarketingBBA - Bachelor of Business AdministrationN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Presentation to Law Student ClassFamily Law - Representing Clients in Family Civil Courts2014
Transitional Law Institute of the Tennessee Bar AssociationTransitional Legal Education Program for New Attorneys2012
Top 10 Current Challenges in Family LawDivorce and Child Custody2010
Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in ElderElder Law2010
Ethics BowlEthics in the Law2009
A Roadmap Through Divorce ProceedingsDivorce and Child Custody2008
Various seminars and engagementsVarious Business Law, Family Law, Resolution, and Elder Law issues.N/A