Dispute Resolution Leadership

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Debbie Fulton
Frantz McConnell & Seymour LLP
PO Box 39
Knoxville, TN 37901

B.S. Tennessee Technological University, 1978
J.D. University of Tennessee, 1981

Having practiced law for more than 30 years, Debra is a knowledgeable, hands-on professional for whom direct client involvement is essential. Her passion, knowledge, and extensive experience aid in giving her the ability to quickly assess her clients’ needs and

East TN Delegate
Pat Vital
Vital Law Office & Dispute Resolution Services
735 Broad Street Ste 308
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2927

TN & GA Law Licensed since 1993. Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2016). BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated: Very High in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, Martindale-Hubbell. Admitted to all courts serving those states, including the U.S. Supreme Court. UT Law 1992. TN Supreme Court Rule 31 Family/Civil/Domestic Violence Mediator. FINRA Securities Arbitrator, Panel Chair &

Immediate Past Chair
Linda Warren Seely
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution
1050 Connecticut, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Linda Warren Seely is a licensed attorney in Tennessee who has served as a Rule 31 listed mediator for over 10 years.  She is active in various bar associations having served as member of the Madison County Bar Association Board of Directors from 1997-2001, President of the Association of Women Attorneys-Anne Schneider Chapter from 2001-2004 and Seventh District Representative on the

West TN Delegate
Stephen Shields
Jackson, Shields, Yeiser & Holt
262 German Oak Dr
Memphis, TN 38018

STEPHEN L. SHIELDS is a partner in the Memphis law firm of Jackson, Shields, Yeiser & Holt. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America. As an attorney, Mr. Shields has spent hundreds of hours representing clients in negotiations, mediations and arbitrations. Mr. Shields is a frequent speaker and author regarding labor and employment law. He is an adjunct professor of labor law at the