Elder Law Leadership

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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.

Immediate Past Chair
Barbara McGinnis
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
P.O. Box 364
Hendersonville, TN 37077-0364

Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney and by the State of Tennessee as an Elder Law Specialist. She provides legal expertise on a wide range of client issues with a focus on Medicaid appeals, Veterans benefits, and probate matters. She is a VA-accredited attorney.

Before receiving her license to practice law

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Pam Wright
The Wright Law Firm, PLLC
Twitter: @tncela
Facebook: wrightlawtn/
LinkedIn: pam-wright-08a13225
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

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Amelia Crotwell
Elder Law of East Tennessee, PLLC
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

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Glen Kyle
Franklin & Kyle Elder Law, LLC
4931 Homberg Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919

Glen A. Kyle is an attorney in the Knoxville law office of Franklin & Kyle Elder Law, LLC. Glen practices in the area of elder law, which includes life care planning, Medicaid benefit planning, estate planning, conservatorships, and probate and trust administration. He has conducted presentations on elder law topics to attorneys, financial professionals, and civic organizations. Glen is

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Julia Price
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917-6748
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Hank Fincher
Henry D. Fincher, Attorney at Law
Facebook: Henry 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

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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

John Toy
Parker, Toy & Associates, PLLC
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Asset Preservation
  • Wills
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2012


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    Virginia Griffee
    Law Office of Virginia W. Griffee
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    4646 Poplar Ave Ste 409
    Memphis, TN 38117

    Virginia W. Griffee, licensed since 1983, is an attorney in solo practice in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. She serves clients in West Tennessee from an office conveniently located in the Poplar/Perkins Building in Memphis, and she represents clients from other states who need her services in Tennessee. She helps her clients protect themselves, their families and their assets through her

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    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

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

    Cynthia J. Tobin is a partner and Certified Estate Planning Professional at Williams McDaniel, PLLC, in Memphis, Tennessee. There are approximately 25 Certified Estate Planning Professionals in the state of Tennessee and Williams McDaniel houses 5 of them, including Cindy. She has been with the McDaniel group for 21 years. Cindy concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust

    Staff Coordinator
    Jarod Word
    Tennessee Bar Association
    221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
    Nashville, TN 37219

    Jarod Word is a Sections and Committees Coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association. In that position, works with a number of the TBA's 32 sections and 16 committees, facilitating meetings, assisting with newsletters and ensuring they operate smoothly.

    Prior to joining TBA, Jarod served as Project Coordinator for Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. While at LAS he