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Mr. Cole began studying international law, economics, and negotiations while a student at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.  Part of his training included a year abroad where he acted as a pro bono consultant for several Eastern European enterprises attempting to expand trade with the West.  Upon his return to the States, Mr. Cole continued studying negotiations and international business at Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business where he earned his MBA in 1994.  He subsequently enjoyed a successful ten-year career as an information technology consultant with engagements at several Fortune 500 companies culminating with his role as a Chief Information Officer for a travel company.  In 2004, Mr. Cole enrolled in law school where he was distinguished by obtaining a Dean's Recognition Scholarship, the “book award” (highest grade) for Torts, and positions as a both an academic research assistant and as an intern with a Federal Magistrate Judge.  He has since worked in forensic investigations as an electronic discovery specialist for companies such as Kroll Ontrack and Deloitte Financial Advisory Services and continues to be involved with cutting edge technologies.

Today, Mr. Cole uses his years of experience in business and negotiations to focus his legal practice on Family Law, Personal Injury, Business / Contracts, and Appellate matters.  He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Florida, and Minnesota and resides in Mt. Juliet, TN.

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Languages spoken: English, Danish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Libel: 40%
    4 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    4 years
  3. Employment: 15%
    4 years
  4. Family: 15%
    4 years
  5. Appeals: 10%
    4 years

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian T. Boyd

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure to have consulted with Todd on several matters and always found his demeanor professional and his analytical ability to be stellar. I have recommended my own clients to him to help resolve matters outside of my practice area.

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    Brian Boyd Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark L Punzalan

    I have had the opportunity to work with Todd on a difficult legal matter, and he is a fantastic attorney. Todd does an amazing job working collaboratively on the most complex legal matters. I would endorse Todd highly for any litigation or advice/counsel matter.

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    Mark Punzalan Intellectual property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Cole Law Group

750 Old Hickory Boulevard
Building Two, Suite 202
Brentwood, TN, 37027

Cole Law Group

310 4th Avenue South.
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN, 55415

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive201208/18/2016
FLMember in Good Standing201006/17/2016
MNAuthorized to practice200908/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mid-South Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2016
Pro Bono Service AwardAttorneys for Justice2014
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Client's ChoiceAvvo2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCole Law Group2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorTrevecca Nazarene University2012 - 2013
ManagerDeloitte Financial Advisory Services2011 - 2012
Application ConsultantKroll Ontrack2008 - 2011
Chief Information OfficerOnline Vacation Center2000 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2016 - Present
John Marshall American Inn of CourtMember2014 - Present
State of Tennessee Notary PublicLicensed2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of TennesseeAdmitted2013 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Florida BarMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
MENSA InternationalMember2009 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
LinkedInLost in Encryption - What Apple Must Do to Decode Its Future and Stay Relevant2016
Nashville Bar JournalNowhere Man - A Review of the Tennessee Venue Statutes2013
Nashville Bar JournalMemories of Grey, and Why Edward Snowden is Irrelevant2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Emory University School of LawBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1994
Brown UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1991