AREAS OF PRACTICE: Divorce , Children , Prenuptial Agreements , Mediation , Collaborative Law , Post-Divorce Modification , Contempt & Post-Divorce Enforcement , Orders of Protection & Restraining Orders
Susan Hinsley received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1990 and her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree in 1999 from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.
Susan has over 10 years of experience in the practice of Family Law, including such areas as, divorce and separation, child custody, child support, adoptions, child abuse and neglect, juvenile court practice, paternity, dependency and neglect, and post-divorce modifications of parenting schedules, child support, alimony, Conservatorships and name changes.
Susan is a certified Rule 31 Mediator focusing primarily on assisting people resolve family law disputes, both divorce and post-divorce as well as other family law related disputes. Susan is also trained in collaborative family law.
Susan has earned a BV* rating by Martindale-Hubble for her ethical standards and legal ability. Susan’s rating indicates an exemplary reputation and well-established practice, and reflects her peers rating her legal ability and ethical standards as “high to very high.”
She is a member of the Memphis Bar Association and served on the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Division in 2000 and 2001. She is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association. She was a member of the Leo Bearman Sr. Chapter of American Inns of Court from 2001 through 2003.
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I previously worked for Susan's law firm and I have served with her on the board of the Memphis Collaborative Alliance. Besides being a very compassionate and professional attorney, her skills are top notch. She is specially trained in collaborative law as well as mediation. Her knowledge of litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution methods make her an excellent choice for representation, no matter what your needs.
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I have known Susan Hinsley for over 15 years. During that time I had the opportunity to evaluate her skills as a lawyer. I have found that she has an exceptional knowledge of the law, she is always very well-prepared and she always fights tirelessly for her clients. She always demonstrated the highest degree of legal ability and ethical standards. I highly recommend Ms. Hinsley as an attorney.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Partner Attorney||Butler Sevier Hinsley & Reid||2009 - Present|
|Attorney||The Landers Firm||2001 - 2009|
|Attorney||Morton Breakstone & Germany||1999 - 2001|
|law clerk||Shelby County Circuit Court||1998 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Memphis Collaborative Alliance||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Board of Directors||2000 - 2001|
|Memphis Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||law||law||1999|
|University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|