Lauren Sherrell focuses her practice in estate planning, along with general real estate and business matters. She has a deep commitment and interest in counseling clients in a variety of inheritance issues. She enjoys helping families and individuals effectively manage their assets and pass their wealth to children as efficiently as possible. Ms. Sherrell’s business background is a particular advantage with regard to advising clients in financial matters.
Ms. Sherrell stresses the importance of estate planning for anyone with dependents. A provision naming a guardian is particularly important for individuals with minor children. Ms. Sherrell takes pride in listening carefully to her clients’ particular needs and circumstances—family, financial, and otherwise—in order to create an estate plan that is customized specifically for them.
Lauren Sherrell earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee School of Law, with a concentration in business transactions. A native of Chattanooga, Ms. Sherrell holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Ms. Sherrell currently sits on the board of the South East Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Chattanooga Bar Association, and the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Highest Grade in Class, Public Interest Law||University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Law||2013|
|Highest Grade in Class, Pretrial Litigation||University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Law||2012|
|Attorney||O'Shaughnessy & Carter, PLLC||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Wooden Law Firm, P.C.||2014 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Chattanooga Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Corresponding Secretary||2018 - Present|
|Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women||President||2018 - Present|
|Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club||Member||2016 - Present|
|Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga||Member||2015 - Present|
|Chattanooga Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|EDGE Magazine, Chattanooga's Business Magazine||The Four Most Important Legal Documents You Should Have||2016|
|University of Tennessee College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence||2014|
|University of Tennessee, Chattanooga||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2010|
|University of Tennessee, Chattanooga||BM - Bachelor of Music||2006|
|Transactional Practice||Will & Trusts||2016|
|The Business of Lawyering||Ethics of Estate Planning||2016|
|New York Life Insurance Co. Group Meeting||An Overview of Estate Planning||2016|
|Legal Advice for Elders||Estate Planning: The Basics & Some New Considerations||2016|
|The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney||The Business of Lawyering||2016|
|FSG Bank v. Ditto||Ongoing|
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Wed Feb 17 2016