Leadership

Family Law Leadership

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Chair
Deb House
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
dhouse@laet.org
502 S. Gay Street Suite 404
Knoxville, TN 37902

Debra House is the Director of Development and Compliance with Legal Aid of East Tennessee. She has been with LAET for 28 years and has concentrated her poverty law practice primarily in the areas of family and juvenile law. Deb is a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations and is the Past Chair of the TBA Access to Justice Committee. She also is past chair of the Juvenile and

East TN Delegate
Cathy Allshouse
Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
callshouse@selegal.org
1502 McCallie Ave Ste B
Chattanooga, TN 37404-2937

CATHY ALLSHOUSE is Executive Director for Southeast Tennessee Legal Services and concentrates on family law and consumer cases. In the past, she received the Albert Hodge Volunteer Award from the Chattanooga Bar Association. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

East TN Delegate
Barrett Painter
Chancey Kanavos Love & Painter
barrett@cklplaw.com
PO Box 42
Cleveland, TN 37364
 
East TN Delegate
Sarah Sheppeard
Lewis Thomason King Krieg & Waldrop, PC
ssheppeard@lewisthomason.com
620 Market St 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902

SARAH Y. SHEPPEARD is a shareholder with Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg and Waldrop, PC. and is a past president of the Knoxville Bar Association. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she was a member of the Tennessee Law Review. She has served the TBA in various roles, most recently on the Board of Governors. In 2010 she received the TBA President's Award for

Middle TN Delegate
Jason Hicks
Moore Rader Fitzpatrick & York PC
jasonfhicks@gmail.com
46 N Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501-3312
 
Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Levy
Corley Henard Lyle Levy & Langford, PLC
levyjl@bellsouth.net
401 Church St, Ste 2800
Nashville, TN 37219

BS in Economics, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 1970. MBA, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business 1973. JD, Vanderbilt University School of Law 1997. Former Chair, TBA Family Law Section. Current Chair, TBA Family Law Code Committee. Former Chair, Nashville Bar Assn. Domestic Relations Committee.

Middle TN Delegate
Jim Martin
21st Judicial District Circuit Court
judge.jim.martin@tncourts.gov
135 Fourth Ave S
Franklin, TN 37064
 
Middle TN Delegate
Sarah Reist
Reist & Maples, PLC
sarah@reistmaples.com
116 29th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
 
Middle TN Delegate
Helen Rogers
Rogers Kamm & Shea
Helen@thewindinthewillowslaw.com
2205 State St
Nashville, TN 37203

Mrs. Rogers has been practicing law for over 30 years.  She graduated from Vanderbilt University magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science and Economics and graduated from the Nashville School of Law.  Helen Rogers practices with the firm of Rogers, Kamm & Shea and has an office in Nashville and Franklin, TN.  As a Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Mrs.

Middle TN Delegate
Siew-Ling Shea
Rogers, Kamm & Shea
siewlingshea@yahoo.com
2205 State Street
Nashville, TN 37203

Attorney Siew-Ling Shea has been working in family law since May 2001 -- first as a paralegal and then as an attorney at Rogers, Kamm & Shea. Shea attended high school in Singapore and came to the United States for her undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, as a scholarship student. Later, she transferred to and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

Vice-Chair
Roger Maness
Marks, Shell & Maness
rmaness@marksshellandmaness.com
233A Dunbar Cave Rd
Clarksville, TN 37043
 
West TN Delegate
Amy Amundsen
Rice Amundsen Caperton, Pllc
amy@ajamundsenlaw.com
275 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN 381032309

Education:

Cum Laude from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, B.A. (1984)

Dickinson College, Bologna, Italy (1983-1984)

University of Memphis School of Law, J.D. (1987)





Certifications:    

Diplomate, American College of Family Trial Lawyers (2015)

Fellow,

West TN Delegate
Susan Mackenzie
Susan Mackenzie, Attorney at Law
susan@susanmackenzielaw.com
2157 Madison Ave. #104
Memphis, TN 38104