ATTORNEYS

T. Lynn Tarpy

FOUNDING MEMBER

BIO
Lynn Tarpy has represented a wide variety of business and personal clients.  His practice has evolved into commercial litigation, business law, bankruptcy, mediation, and general practice.  He has noticed that

the longer he practices law, the more probate work

he performs.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1973
J.D., University of Tennessee, 1977

Phi Delta Phi

ADMITTED
1978, Tennessee

1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS 

Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Pro Bono Hall of Fame Recipient (2019)

  • Member of the Board of Trustees Catholic Charities of East Tennessee (2016-2022)

  • Board Member, Knoxville Bar Association's Board of Governors (2008-2011)

  • Chairman of the Knox County Republican Party (1991-1993)

  • Past Chairman, Board of Directors for Sacred Heart Catholic School

  • Winner of the Pro Bono Project Award for providing the most pro bono service hours (2002)

  • Past President, Kiwanis Club of East Knoxville

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EDWARD A. COX, JR.

FOUNDING MEMBER

BIO
Ed Cox has represented a variety of corporate businesses, professional, and personal clients.  His practice includes tax law, federal tax law, state taxation, estate and trust planning, estate administration and corporate law. 

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee, 1981
J.D., University of Tennessee, 1984

ADMITTED
1984, Tennessee

MEMBERSHIPS
Knoxville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association

Lori F. Fleishman

FOUNDING MEMBER

BIO
Lori Fleishman has represented corporate, private and professional clients in East Tennessee focusing her practice on corporate law, domestic relations, estate administration, and estate and trust planning.

EDUCATION
B.S. with Honors, University of Tennessee, 1985
J.D., University of Tennessee, 1988

ADMITTED
1988, Tennessee

1988, Tennessee Supreme Court

1989, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee


MEMBERSHIPS 

Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations

Tennessee Trail Lawyers Association (1988-2000)

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • University of Tennessee College of Law co-author with Ndiva Kofele-Kale, Law Review Article "An Empirical Examination of the Relationship Between Shareholder Derivative Suits and the Rise of Special Investigation Committees 1979-1985."

  • University of Tennessee College of Law Moot Court Board, National Trial Team, Phi Alpha Delta 

  • Co-Author, Tennessee Litigation Forms, West Publishing

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THOMAS M. LEVEILLE

FOUNDING MEMBER

BIO
Thomas Leveille has represented a variety of corporate businesses, professional, and personal clients.  His practice includes  


EDUCATION
A.S., Cleveland State Community College, 1985

Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1987
J.D. with Honors, University of Tennessee, 1990

ADMITTED
1990, Tennessee

1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS
Knoxville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Knoxville American Inn of Court

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Co-Author, Tennessee Litigation Forms, West Publishing

  • Editor, Tennessee Legal and Business Forms, West Publishing

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EDWARD J. SHULTZ

BIO

Edward Shultz practices primarily in the areas of creditor's rights, business and consumer bankruptcy law, commercial transactions and related litigation.

 

EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University (J.D., 1990)

Northern Illinois University (B.S., 1982)

ADMITTED

1992, Tennessee

1996, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

2006, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS

Knoxville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

 

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TAYLOR DRINNEN

BIO

Taylor A. Drinnen practices in the areas Probate, Federal Firearms/NFA Compliance, and Family Law with a primary focus on Juvenile Law.

EDUCATION

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (J.D., 2020)

Carson Newman University (B.A., 2016)

ADMITTED

2021, Tennessee

MEMBERSHIPS

Knoxville Bar Association

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Commendation (2019)

  • Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law Law Review (Executive Notes & Articles Editor)

  • Tennessee Supreme Court Certificate of Recognition as a 2020 Law Student for Justice