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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 1965

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association


  • Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1966), Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt University Law Review, 1964-65
  • University of Memphis (B.B.A., 1963)

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Former City Attorney, Germantown, Tennessee, 1991-2013; Former Assistant City Attorney, Germantown, Tennessee, 1980 - June 1991
  • Former City Attorney, Town of Collierville, Tennessee, 1995-2013
  • Named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Real Estate Law in the Memphis area in 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • Named in Best Lawyers® in America in the practice areas of Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Municipal Law, and Securitization and Structured Finance Law for 25 years (1987-2015)
  • Recognized in the area of Real Estate in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009-2014)
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in the areas of Real Estate, Government/Cities/Municipalities, and Business Litigation (2007-2014)
  • Named to the "Top 100: Tennessee Super Lawyers" list and the "Top 50: Memphis Super Lawyers" list (2007)
  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation

Community Involvement

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Germantown Community Library