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George Lawrence Rice IV

George Lawrence Rice IV

also known as Nick Rice

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family, Child Support, Alimony

About Me

Nick Rice, formally known as
George Lawrence Rice, IV, is a third generation
attorney following in the footsteps of his grandfather
and father.

Mr. Rice first started studying
the law when he began working for the firm in
seventh grade. He graduated Christian Brothers
High School where he served 4 years on Honor

Mr. Rice graduated from The University
of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology
in 2000. He returned to Memphis to attend law
school and began working for the firm as a law clerk. Mr.
Rice received his J.D. from the University of
Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2003.

Because of his extensive training,
he practiced law immediately after passing the
bar. Following in his father’s
footsteps, he has also presented Continuing Legal
Education lectures. He is widely considered to
be the among the best young divorce lawyers, and was recently included in the Super Lawyer's list of Rising Attorneys in Tennessee.  Mr. Rice currently serves on Tennessee's Family Law Executive Counsel and has recently given lectures for the Memphis Bar Association, Southwest Community College, and the University of Memphis School of Law.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    12 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    12 years
  3. Family: 15%
    12 years
  4. Child Support: 7%
    12 years
  5. Alimony: 3%
    12 years



Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Joanna Lee Mccracken

    Nick Rice is an exceptional attorney. He is a zealous advocate for his clients. His depth of knowledge in the field of divorce makes him a force to be reckoned with. His clients are fortunate to have him on their side!


    Joanna Mccracken Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert Samuel Gilligan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Gilligan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Rice Amundsen & Caperton

275 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN, 38103




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Memphis' Finest Young ProfessionalsCystic Foundation2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateRice Amundsen & Caperton2003 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
COMEC (Commission On Missing and Exploited Children)Board Member2013 - Present
Young Leadership CouncilMember2012 - 2012
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Council2010 - 2010
International Children's Heart FoundationChair2010 - Present
"Chicken Tractor" charitable fundraiserCo-Founder2010 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar AssociationThe Complete Guide to Divorce Practice, 25th Anniversary Edition2012
Mid-South Families MagazineLegal Q & A2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJuris Doctorate2003
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)PsychologyBachelors of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Beale Street Seminar CLEDigital Do's and Dont's2013
University of MemphisDivorce Law 1012012
CLEAccounts Receivable, the Bane of the Lawyer's Practice2012
Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawPublic Action Law Society's Alternative Spring Break2012
Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawADR/Mediation2012
CLERelocations, Law, Cases and Modifications in Tennessee2011
Cecil C. Humpreys School of LawADR/Mediation2011
Divorce Practice SeminarTurning Write Offs to Pay Outs2010
Divorce CLE at SeaTrial and Prenuptial Agreements2007
Center for Excellence in CLEThe Return of Divorce Practice2006