Leadership

Elder Law Leadership

Middle TN Delegate
Travenia Holden
Holden Law Office
Tholden@holdenlawoffice.com
1037 West Main Street, Suite C
Lebanon, TN 37087

Education:

  • Howard University, Washington, D.C. Bachelor of Arts
West TN Delegate
Pam Wright
West Tennessee Legal Services
pamwri2@gmail.com
PO Box 11692
Jackson, TN 38308

Pam Wright is a Certified Elder Law Attorney who practices with West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. She is a member and past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association; a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the National Alliance of Victims’ Rights Attorneys. She has been listed as a MidSouth Super Lawyers in Elder Law and a Best Attorney® in Tennessee

Chair
Monica Franklin
Monica Franklin & Associates, LLC
monica@monicafranklinelderlaw.com
4931 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN 379195146

Monica Franklin is Certified as a Specialist in Elder Law, commonly known as a “CELA” (Certified Elder Law Attorney), by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF—www.nelf.org.) To learn more about certification, visit our website library: www.MonicaFranklinElderLaw.com/library and click

East TN Delegate
Brooke Givens
Law Office of Brooke Givens
brooke@brookegivenslaw.com
PO Box 248
Alcoa, TN 37701

Brooke was born in Knoxville and grew up on a farm in Blount County.  Following graduation from Webb School in 1997, she attended Washington University in St. Louis where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Following several years of work as a psychiatric research assistant, and then as a software trainer, Brooke determined to pursue her law degree.

East TN Delegate
Deborah Herzel
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
dherzel@laet.org
502 S Gay St Ste 404
Knoxville, TN 37902
 
East TN Delegate
Cindy Troyer
East TN Human Resource Agency
ctroyer@ethra.org
9111 Cross Park Dr Ste D100
Knoxville, TN 37923
 
Immediate Past Chair
Amelia Crotwell
Elder Law of East Tennessee
amelia@elderlawetn.com
903 N. Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, TN 37917

Amelia Crotwell earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee in 1990, studying English and Creative Writing. After several years of environmental consulting, she obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee, College of Law in 1997. While in law school, she loved the Legal Clinic, where she first had the

Middle TN Delegate
Jay Barry
J Barry Law Office
j@jbarrylaw.com
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087

J Barry is in private practice in Lebanon, Tennessee, practicing elder law and mediation as a Tennessee Rule 31 civil and family mediator. The practice includes Life Care Planning and assisting with a holistic approach to help client with the right care at the rights time and the right benefits.

Middle TN Delegate
Janet Lamb
Tennessee Commission On Aging And Disability
jcleelamb@gmail.com
502 Deaderick St. 9th Floor Andrew Jackson Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
 
Middle TN Delegate
Barbara McGinnis
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs
bmcginnis@tn-elderlaw.com
150 Stonebrook Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Associate Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis provides legal expertise on a wide range of client issues with a focus on Medicaid appeals, Veterans benefits appeals and probate matters. Before receiving her license to practice law in Tennessee, Barbara spent more than 20 years as a Registered Nurse and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner working in a variety of settings. Most recently she spent seven

Middle TN Delegate
Katie Moss
Legal Aid Society
kmoss@las.org
300 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37201

Katie Evans Moss is a 2007 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she was the recipient of the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz Student Leadership Award and a Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation Scholarship. She joined the Legal Aid Society in 2008 and works on health, benefits, and children’s issues. Since joining Legal Aid, she has been involved

Middle TN Delegate
Tim Takacs
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs
ttakacs@tn-elderlaw.com
201 Walton Ferry Road
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Timothy L. Takacs is in private practice in Hendersonville, Tennessee, limiting his practice exclusively to elder law. A Certified Elder Law Attorney, Tim was one of the first elder law attorneys in the nation to assemble an inter-disciplinary team of experts to provide integrated client care. His innovations have transformed the practice of elder law in the United States and have set a new

Middle TN Delegate
John Toy
Parker, Toy & Associates, PLLC
jr.law1177@outlook.com
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037

Areas of Practice

    West TN Delegate
    Marjorie Baker
    Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
    msbaker@wyattfirm.com
    1715 Aaron Brenner Drive Suite 800
    Memphis, TN 38120
     
    West TN Delegate
    King Self
    Apperson Crump PLC
    kself@appersoncrump.com
    6070 Poplar Ave #600
    Memphis, TN 381193954
     
    West TN Delegate
    Cynthia Tobin
    Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP
    ctobin@wyattfirm.com
    1715 Aaron Brenner Dr # 800
    Memphis, TN 38120-1445