Elder Law Leadership

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Middle TN Delegate
Travenia Holden
Holden Law Office
1037 West Main Street, Suite C
Lebanon, TN 37087


  • Howard University, Washington, D.C. Bachelor of Arts
West TN Delegate
Pam Wright
The Wright Law Firm, PLLC
180 University Parkway Ste H Po Box 11692
Jackson, TN 38308-0128

Pam Wright is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and owner of The Wright Law Firm PLLC. 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. Pam received

Barbara McGinnis
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs, PLLC
150 Stonebrook Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075

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 years at

East TN Delegate
Amelia Crotwell
Elder Law of East Tennessee
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

East TN Delegate
Julia Price
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917-6748
Immediate Past Chair
Monica Franklin
Monica Franklin & Associates, LLC
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

Middle TN Delegate
Hank Fincher
Henry D. Fincher, Attorney at Law
305 E. Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Mr. Fincher is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist, a Certified Family Law Specialist and a Certified Elder Law Attorney recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the National Elder Law Foundation. A former judge, former State Representative and graduate of Harvard Law School, he has helped people with their legal problems for over 20 years. He has been selected as one of the

Middle TN Delegate
Janet Lamb
610 Angela Cir
Goodlettsville, TN 37072-3503
Middle TN Delegate
Katie Moss
TN Dept of Health Care Finance and Administration
310 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37243

Katie Evans Moss is an attorney in the Office of General Counsel for TennCare. Prior to joining OGC in 2015, she was an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee for 7 years focusing on health, benefits, elder law and children’s issues. While at Legal Aid, she was involved in significant federal litigation with the aim of keeping individuals with disabilities in their homes and

Middle TN Delegate
Tim Takacs
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs
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
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037

Areas of Practice

    Jay Barry
    J Barry Law Office
    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.

    West TN Delegate
    King Self
    Apperson Crump PLC
    6070 Poplar Ave, Suite 600
    Memphis, TN 38119-3954

    Member of the Memphis, Tennessee, law firm Apperson Crump PLC. His primary fields of practice are Elder Law and estate planning, particularly special needs planning for persons with disabilities.

    Mr. Self received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Tulane University. He is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) through the National Elder Law

    West TN Delegate
    Cynthia Tobin
    Williams McDaniel, PLLC
    717 S. White Station Road, Suite 1
    Memphis, TN 38117