I have been practicing law in Manchester, Tennessee since 1989 when I graduated from UT College of Law. I am admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court; US Court of Appeals ,6th Circuit; US District Court, Middle, Eastern and Western Divisions; and Trial and Appellate Courts of Tennessee.
My husband, Philip and I have been married for 26 years. He is a fourth generation farmer. We raise corn and soybeans. Our son, Forrest is a Junior at UT-Knoxville and our son, Hence is a freshman in high school.
I enjoy collecting antiques, flower and vegetable gardening, reading, and cooking. I also enjoy participating in my sons' extracurricular activities which include public speaking and competition grilling.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Franklin County Industrial Development Board||Member||2012 - Present|
|CASA Works, Inc.||Board of Directors, Chairman, 2014||2011 - Present|
|Board of Professional Responsibility||Member, Hearing Committee||2009 - Present|
|Tennessee Association for Justice||Member, Board of Governors 2000-2008||1989 - Present|
|Coffee County Bar Association||Member, President 1993-1994||1989 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyer magazine (TAJ)||Negligent Entrustment: Alive and Well, But When Should It Be Pled||2003|
|University of Tennessee College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor, with honors||1989|
|Vanderbilt University||B.A., cum laude||1986|
|TAJ Annual Meeting||Panel Member||N/A|
|Goodermote v. State, 856 SW2d 715 (Tenn Ct App 1993)||Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed the trial court and remanded the case for a determination of damages.|
Posted by Jody
Sun Aug 25 2013