Terri is a native of Georgetown, Tennessee, whose practice focuses primarily on general civil litigation, including tort, personal injury, premises liability, and products liability defense.
Terri attended Berea College in Berea, Kentucky where she majored in philosophy. As a student, she was very active in the Student Government Association and served as the Chair of the Board of Representatives. Terri interned in Washington D.C. and she spent time traveling and studying abroad in Burkina Faso, Mexico, Spain, Morocco, and India. She was a recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and Emily Strong Smith Scholarship. She was also a recipient of the Bonner Scholarship, which enabled her to work as a team member of the Teen Mentoring Program, and as the Program Manager of First Book, a non-profit organization which provides books to children, schools, and other organizations. These experiences led to Terri’s interest in pursuing law and advocacy.
Prior to beginning law school, Terri worked in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Terri attended law school at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. As a law student, Terri was elected as an officer of the Public Interest Law Society. She gained invaluable legal experience through internships with the Newton County Public Defender’s Office; Fulton County Public Defender’s Office, Mental Health and Drug Court; and the Clayton County Solicitor General’s Office. As a law student, Terri was admitted to practice under Georgia’s Third Year Practice Act and Graduate Practice Act, under which she gained court and trial experience representing the State in misdemeanor jury and bench trials while interning with the Clayton County Solicitor’s Office.
Terri actively practices law in Tennessee and Georgia. She has worked as an in-house attorney for two major insurance companies, and has experience resolving cases and defending clients in multiple bench and jury trials. In her free time, Terri enjoys hiking, camping, swimming, and spending time with her family and her dogs.
General Tort Liability Defense, Products Liability Defense, Personal Injury Defense, Premises Liability Defense, and General Civil Litigation in Tennessee and Georgia.
Berea College, B.A. philosophy, 2009; John Marshall Law School, Juris Doctorate, 2012.
Admitted to the Georgia Bar, 2013; Admitted to the Tennessee Bar, 2014; Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2015.
Tennessee Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division; Chattanooga Bar Association; the State Bar of Georgia; and SETLAW.