University of Memphis Law School/1987/JD
Admitted to Practice
AAML Position(s) Held
- C0-Chair Arbitration Committee (2022-2023), Member of Webinar, Collaborative, Mediation, CLE Committees (2022-2023), Board of Governors (2014-2020), Co-chair of Legislation Committee (2015-2020), member of AAML CLE committee (2014-2016, 2020-2021), Spousal Support committee (2014-2016), Webinar committee (2014-2016) and Legislation committee (2020-2021). Member of the AAML Foundation (2015-2016)
- At large Governor (2014-2020)
- Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court President (2011-2012) Master Emeritus (2014-present) Master BarristerTennessee Bar Association Founder and co-chair of Alimony Bench Book Committee (2002-2022) President of Family Law Section (1995-1996) (2005-2006)Memphis Bar Association President (2007-2008) President of Family Law Section (1992-1993)The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter President (2006-2007)The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Adjunct Professor of Family Law (2002-2003)
- FAMILY LAW COLLABORATIVE PROCESS, Memphis Collaborative Alliance, Virtual Presentation on AAML Advanced Training, (October 11, 2022) USE OF MEDIATION & ARBITRATION IN COMPLEX FAMILY LAW CASES, Memphis Bar Association, Webinar, (October 1, 2022) TN ALIMONY UPDATE 2022 AND TIPS WHEN REPRESENTING CLIENTS, Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Seminar, TN, (March 18, 2022) MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION, BLR Family Law Conference, Webinar (October 8, 2021) NUTS AND BOLTS OF ALIMONY FOR THE INDIGENT CLIENT, Tennessee Alliance of Legal Services, Virtual Seminar (September 21, 2021) AVOIDING ETHICAL PITFALLS, Greater Memphis Area Paralegal Alliance, Virtual meeting (September 15, 2021) HOW TO SET UP A REMOTE PRACTICE, Memphis Bar Association, Virtual Conference (April 16, 2021) UNLOCKING THEIR POTENTIAL: A MENTORS GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL MENTEES CAREER, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Virtual Domestic Relations Conference, (March 18, 2021) AVOIDNG A PYRRHIC VICTORY: TRUST RESOLUTIONS IN DIVORCE, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Virtual Midyear, (March 12, 2021) ADR DURING THE PANDEMIC, BLR Family Law Conference, Webinar (October 9, 2020) NAVIGATING TAX CLAUSES AFTER TCJA AND DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Webinar (October 2, 2020) PRACTICAL TIPS WITH DIVORCE MEDIATION AND ONLINE DIVORCE MEDIATION, Tennessee Bar Association, Webinar (May 2020) KEY ISSUES IN FAMILY LAW WITH COVID-19 & ALIMONY BENCH BOOK UPDATES, Tennessee Bar Association, Webinar (May 11, 2020) DOMESTIC LAW FORUM, Co-Chair, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Memphis, Tennessee, (Feb. 6, 2020) PROFESSIONALISM: TIPS TO BECOMING A BETTER LAWYER, Memphis Bar Association, Memphis, Tennessee (December 18, 2019)See website for additional presentations.
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