PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Shelly Wilson
Robertson, Overbey
900 South Gay St, 703 Riverview Tower
Knoxville, TN 37902-1823
Work Phone: (865)521-3010
Fax Phone: (865)522-7929
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Education: Stetson University College of Law - J.D., 1987 Florida Southern College - B.A., 1982 Bar Admissions: Florida, 1987 Tennessee, 1999 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1999 U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014 U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010 Shelly Wilson joined Robertson, Ingram & Overbey, in June of 1999 as an associate attorney. Shelly became a partner in 2000 and became a named partner in 2005. The firm changed its name to Robertson, Overbey in 2014. Ms. Wilson’s practice includes Litigation, including Complex Litigation and Antitrust, Commercial and Corporate Law, Municipal and Government Law, Employment Law, and Family Law. Shelly was born in Saginaw, Michigan, and grew up in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Wilson received her undergraduate degree from Florida Southern College, in Lakeland, Florida, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her law degree from the Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. Before joining the firm as an associate attorney in 1999, Shelly worked for over eleven years as an Assistant Public Defender for the State of Florida, defending persons charged with a variety of crimes including capital cases. Ms. Wilson is currently admitted to the bars in Florida, Tennessee and the United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Ms. Wilson is a member of the Florida, Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations. She is also a member of the American Bar Association. Shelly serves as Co-chair of the Knoxville Bar Association’s CLE Committee and is a member of the KBA Professionalism Committee and Family Law Section. She previously served on the Knoxville Bar Association's Board of Governors. She also serves as the Speaker of the Tennessee Bar Association’s House of Delegates. Shelly is also a member of ETLAW, where she has served as Treasurer for the last year. She is a member of the Knoxville Alumni chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, serving as its Chief Justice in 2010.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Stetson Universty College of Law
Year Licensed: 1987
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1999
Other Licenses: FL
Section Membership(s): Family Law Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Litigation Section, Board of Governors, House of Delegates, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Antitrust Law, Business Law, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Law - Defense, Family Law, General Practice, Government, Juvenile Law, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Litigation - Commercial, Public Contract Law, Public Utility Law, Real Estate Law