Family Law Leadership

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East TN Delegate
Cathy Allshouse
Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
821 Houston St
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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
Sarah Sheppeard
Lewis Thomason King Krieg & Waldrop, PC
620 Market St 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902

SARAH Y. SHEPPEARD is Special Counsel 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

Immediate Past Chair
Helen Rogers
Rogers Kamm & Shea
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
Jeff Levy
Corley Henard Lyle Levy & Langford, PLC
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
Roger Maness
Marks, Shell & Maness
233A Dunbar Cave Rd
Clarksville, TN 37043
Middle TN Delegate
Jim Martin
21st Judicial District Circuit Court
135 Fourth Ave S
Franklin, TN 37064
Middle TN Delegate
Rebecca McKelvey Castañeda
Stites & Harbison PLLC
401 Commerce St Ste 800
Nashville, TN 37219

Rebecca McKelvey Castañeda is an attorney in the Stites & Harbison PLLC Nashville Office. She practices primarily in the field of domestic relations, assisting with divorce, child custody, adoption, relocation, child support, and Hague Convention international child abduction cases.

Deb House
Legal Aid of East TN
502 S. Gay Street Suite 404
Knoxville, TN 37902

Debra House is an Associate Director with Legal Aid of East Tennessee. She has been with LAET for 27 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 Children’s Law section

West TN Delegate
Amy Amundsen
Rice Amundsen Caperton, Pllc
275 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN 381032309


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)


Diplomate, American College of Family Trial Lawyers (2015)


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