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Nick Rice, known formally 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 Rice, Amundsen & Caperton, PLLC in seventh grade. He graduated Christian Brothers High School where he served 4 years on Honor Council.


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 continued working at the firm. 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 and is now a Rule 31 Family Law Mediator. He is widely considered to be the best young divorce lawyer.


In 2001 Mr. Rice, with the help of two friends, founded a yearly charitable fund raiser. It has distributed grants to several local charities.


Nick has received multiple honors and achievements including being named a Mid South Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010 to present. In 2010 he was also named one of  Cystic Fibrosis Foundations’ Memphis’ Finest Young Professionals. Mr. Rice served on the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association in 2010. In 2014 and 2015 Mr. Rice received one of America’s Most Honored Professionals award. 


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    13 years
  2. Family: 50%
    13 years



Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Bo C Murphy

    I had the privilege of clerking for Nick and Larry during law school. Now being a practicing lawyer myself, I can wholeheartedly say that Nick's work is the model of excellence in the field and what every family lawyer should strive to emulate. I consider myself very lucky to call Nick my mentor and friend.


    Bo Murphy Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Heather Denise Piper-Coke

    I endorse this lawyer. Nick excels in his commitment to excellence, his superior service to clients, and his aggressive and visionary approach to the law.


    Heather Piper-Coke Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Rice Amundsen & Caperton

275 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN, 38103


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Client Satisfaction for 3 yearsAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top 5%America's Most Honored Professionals2015
Rule 31 Family Law MediatorTennessee Supreme Court ADRC2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Top 5%America's Most Honored Professionals2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Memphis' Finest Young ProfessionalsCystic Foundation2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateRice Amundsen & Caperton2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
COMEC (Commission On Missing and Exploited Children)Board Member2013 - Present
International Children's Heart FoundationChair2010 - Present
"Chicken Tractor" charitable fundraiserCo-Founder2010 - Present
Young Leadership CouncilMember2012 - 2012
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Council2010 - 2010
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 LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)PsychologyOther - Bachelors2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Beale Street SeminarDigital Do's and Don'ts2015
Beale Street SeminarCollections2015
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